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Letter Holder Divider

Object Number: 
1985.25d
Date: 
1905-1920
Medium: 
Metal, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 11.4 x 15.9 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Letter rack divider from letter rack (1985.25c) forming part of desk set; rectangular piece with curved top in metal frame holding panel of mottled green glass; metal cut in design of leaves and vines; beaded edges.
Gallery Label: 
The "Etched Metal and Glass" desk set, as it was called in Tiffany Studios' 1920 catalog, was one of more than fifteen desk set patterns offered at the Tiffany Studios' showrooms. Patterns included as many as thirty different pieces, allowing clients to customize their own sets.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur D. Berliss, Jr., Ruth B. Ciner, and Marian B. Katzenstein in memory of their parents Arthur D. Berliss, Sr. and Marie K. Berliss
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group