This antique Tiffany Studios octagonal shaped inkwell has a round lid opening to a glass insert. It is decorated with the Zodiac pattern with the crab on the lid to symbolize the Cancer sign. The popular zodiac pattern range of desk accessories features rustic, low relief medallions with ancient zodiac symbols and borders of intertwined bands. The zodiac pattern comes in several finishes including the gilt bronze finish of this inkwell. Model: 842.
MAKER Tiffany Studios (New York, NY, 1878-1933)
MARKS Stamped: Tiffany Studios/ New York/ 842.
LITERATURE G. A. Kemeny & D. Miller, Tiffany Desk Treasures, p. 37-40.
DIMENSIONS Width 4 Depth 4 Height 2 in.