For sale is a nice set of desk blotter ends made by Tiffany Studios, New York. These blotter ends are part of a desk set pattern called "Pine Needle" This was one of the first desk set patterns created by Louis C. Tiffany. The blotter ends each measure 12" wide by 2 1/16" deep and 5/16" tall. These are the smaller set and considered appropriate for a woman's desk.
The blotter ends display a wonderful acid etched pattern of pine needles throughout each blotter. They sit inside a rectangular border. The patina is outstanding as you can see a deep green and brown throughout. The etched portion of the grapes and pine needles show more green than brown. This is a nice set of blotter ends for your desk blotter.
The blotter ends are considered to be in excellent condition as there are no dents of dings to the metal. Other than a few surface marks they are about as nice a set as you can find. The patina shows minimal wear. The blotter ends are signed with the impressed Tiffany Studios New York mark along with the model number 998. Guaranteed original LCT Tiffany Studios New York.
Those of you who are collecting the Pine Needle desk set pattern these would be a nice addition. Tiffany started numbering his desk set pieces usually with a 3 digit number after 1902. Since these have a 3 digit number these blotter ends were made circa 1902-1910.