Louis C. Tiffany
A master of many media, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 18481933) was one of Americas most noted decorative artists at the turn of the twentieth century. He began his career as a painter but moved quickly to interior decoration and leaded-glass windows, creating innovative types of opalescent glass in vibrant hues.
In Louis C. Tiffany’s (American, 18481933) Magnolias and Irises leaded-glass window (ca. 1908), designed as a memorial to the Frank family of New York, delicately rendered irises and magnolia blossoms frame a distant, winding river. A detail of this stunning window, now in the Museums collection, is featured on this eye-catching pen. Printed lacquer and gold overlay. 5 1/4”L.
Printed lacquer and gold overlay Ballpoint 5 1/4”L