For sale is a bronze desk set Item made by Tiffany Studios, New York. The item is called a Rocker Blotter and it is done in Tiffany's Studios most sought after aged gold patina. This rocker blotter is part of the highly collected bronze "Chinese" desk set items. The rocker blotter measures 5 7/8" wide by 2 7/8" deep. It stands only 2" tall and that is to the top of the bronze knob.
The rocker blotter displays an outstanding example of Tiffany small flake acid etched aged gold with arts and crafts styled incised lines. This pattern is similar to the American Indian pattern by Tiffany Studios as it shows its strong arts and crafts influence. The rocker blotter is heavy and solid with geometric designs that were probably influenced from the Bronze Age. The bottom side has a curved piece of oak mounted by a screw that screws into the knob above. There is even symbols on the top surface of the knob.
This rocker blotter is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks, nicks, or dents. The blotter paper has some ink residue and shows its intended use. This is on the paper and not the metal. It is signed on one side of the frame with the impressed mark, "Tiffany Stvdios New York" along with the pattern number "1766" also impressed just underneath. Tiffany started using a 3 digit numbering system after 1902. Also the "v" in Studios denotes this as an earlier piece. Since this has a 4 digit number this picture frame was made circa 1902-1905. Those of you who are looking for a nice example of this blotter will be well pleased with their purchase.
Tiffany Studios, Chinese Pattern Rocker Blotter, Aged Gold Patina, Acid Etched
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