The best known Tiffany metal wares are his famous desk sets. Desk sets come in 20 patterns with some patterns made in as much as thirty pieces to the set
Tiffany Studios Desk Sets Patterns
Pine Needle
Grapevine
Zodiac
Bookmark
Byzantine
Abalone
Enamel
Ninth Century
Venetian
Graduate
American Indian
Chinese
Adam
Royal Copper
Louis XVI
Nautical
Heraldic
Modeled
Spanish
Medallion

Each pattern may come in various finishes and at the time, as is done presently, each piece was priced and sold individually so there was never a basic set.

Team Antiques offers through "Team's Tiffany Treasures" many examples of each of the desk patterns. For a complementary copy call Team Antiques at 914-686-8147 or log on to the catalog request page for instructions.

Product Listing

Tiffany Abalone Letter Rack
A two compartment rack, in original gold dore finish with iridescent abalone discs set in a sculptured leaf and line design. Pattern across front bottom, at each end of the second divider, and in the center of the top rack. In excellent condition.


Tiffany Abalone Inkwell
An impressive octagon shaped inkwell, in original gold dore finish with iridescent abalone discs set into a line and leaf design. The pattern flows around the body of the inkwell and on the top hinged cover. One of the most ornate and handsome designs. The same inkwell is pictured in Koch's book "Louis C. Tiffany's Glass-Bronzes-Lamps"; pg. 95, No. 188. Has original glass insert. 3-1/2" width, 3-1/2" height. In excellent condition and signed.


Tiffany Abalone Hand Blotter
In original gold dore finish with iridescent abalone discs set within pattern on each side and on top handel. 5-3/4" long by 3" wide. In excellent condition and signed.


Tiffany Abalone Box
In original gold dore finish with iridescent abalone discs set within a leaf and floral design on top hinged cover and curved line design all around. 5"x 3-1/2" and 1" high. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Abalone Pen Brush
In original gold dore finish with iridescent abalone discs set within pattern all around. 2-1/4" square, 2" high; with original brush. Signed and in excellent condition.


Tiffany Adam Pattern Letter Rack
An ornate two compartment bronze rack having the origninal gold dore finish. The ribbon, floral and sunburst design has tiny ribs that make up the body of the rack, which is 9-1/4" wide, 2-1/4" deep and 6" high. Signed and in excellent condition.


Tiffany Adam Pattern Book Ends
In original gold dore finish, in the "Adam" pattern that has a raised sun-burst design in center highlighted in light blue and pink enamel. A ribbon swag above and a border curved design in pink and light blue. Bottom edge has raised, sculptured floral and urn design. Very tiny ribs in center, 4-1/2" wide, 6" high. Signed and in mint condition. A very attractive set.


Tiffany Adam Pattern Inkwell
In original gold dore finish, 4"x 3" oval shaped, 2-1/2" high. A sunburst pattern on top hinged cover, ribbed and floral design around body. Same as pictured in Koch's book "Louis C. Tiffany's Glass-Bronzes-Lamps" pg. 97, plate 127. Has original glass insert and signed and in excellent condition.


Tiffany Adam Pattern Calendar Frame
In original gold dore finish, easel style with ribbon, floral and sunburst design across bottom and curved design all around opening. 6-1/2"x 6" overall with 4-1/2"x 3" inside opening. Has perpetual calendar. Signed and in excellent condition.


Tiffany American Indian Pattern Letter Rack
In dark patina finish, this two compartment rack has a geometric design across the face of the panels, the center of the top panel has an Indian mask in high relief. The pattern is also across the sides and back, making this a fully decorated item. 11" wide, 5-3/4" high and 2-3/4" deep. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany American Indian Pattern Inkwell
In dark patina finish, the American Indian pattern has a geometric line design and raised Indian masks around body. Has the original large glass insert. 5-1/2" bottom diameter tapers to a 3" top hinged cover. Same as pictured in Koch's book "Louis C. Tiffany's Glass-Bronzes-Lamps" pg. 95; plate 120. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany American Indian Pattern Calendar Frame
Easel style, in dark patina finish with pattern across top, two raised Indian masks at each side and geometric line design on bottom center. 7-1/2" wide across top, 5" high, with 4-1/4"x 3" inside opening. Has original perpetual calendar. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Art Deco Paper Clip
Original gold dore finish with rectangular pattern enameled in bright blue with blue border. 4” wide at bottom, 3-1/4” high. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Art Deco Inkwell
In original gold dore finish, the top hinged cover has a rectanglular pattern enamelled in bright blue, with orange and pink circles at each corner. A bright blue enamelled rectangle is centered on each side panel. Measures 2-3/4" square, 2" high, and rests on four bronze ball feet. Comes with the original glass insert. Similar to one pictured in Duncan's book "Tiffany at Auction" pg. 51, plate #138. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Art Deco Pen Tray
Original gold dore finish, 9" x 2-3/4" with blue enamel rectangular shapes that have tones of gold; blue enamel outside edging and gold dore center well. All enamel edged in gold and circular design at each corner. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Bookmark Pattern Rubber Band Box
In original gold dore finish, with 14K gold plate. Pattern across top hinged cover of trees and scroll design in high relief. 5" wide, 3" deep and 1-1/4" high. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Bookmark Pattern Letter Scale
In original gold dore finish with pattern of raised leaves on each side and emblem on top lever. 2-1/2” wide, 3-1/4” high. Signed, with both original front panel and bronze in excellent condition.


Tiffany Double X Pattern Bookends
In original gold dore finish, in the "Double X" pattern, which has "XX" enamelled in bright blue around the outer edge. A textured backgrould with raised beading forming an arc in center, bottom is decorated in blue enamel. Similar to one pictured in Kemeny & Miller's book "Tiffany Desk Treasures" pg. 91. 7" wide, 4-1/2" high. Signed and in mint condition, this is a hard to find pair.


Tiffany Heraldic Pattern Inkwell
Leather-like finish in green with silver shield in front and edged in silver top and bottom. 3" high, 3-3/4" diameter. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Modelled Pattern Clock
In gold dore finish. A square-like geometric pattern is in each corner, and a circle with a line design is at the bottom center. 5" wide at bottom, tapering to 3-1/2" at top and 2-1/2" deep. Signed "Tiffany & Co. New York" on clock face and "Tiffany Studios New York" and bottom base. In working order.


Tiffany Nautical Pattern Inkwell in Gold Dore
In original gold dore finish with sea motif design. The four corners are dolphins, sailboats on four side panels, the hinged cover is in the form of a sea shell. 5-1/4" wide, 3-1/2" high. Same as pictured in Koch's book "Louis C. Tiffany 's Glass-Bronzes-Lamps", pg. 99; also pictured in Kemeny and Miller's book "Tiffany Desk Treasures" pg. 74. Has the original glass insert. Signed and in superb mint condition. Pieces to this set are hard to find.


Tiffany Nautical Pattern Inkwell in Patina
Dark patina finish with sea motif design. The four corners are dolphins, sailboats on four side panels, the hinged cover is in the form of a sea shell. Has the original glass insert. 5-1/4" wide, 3-1/2" high. Same as pictured in Koch's book "Louis C. Tiffany 's Glass-Bronzes-Lamps", pg. 99; also pictured in Kemeny & Miller's book "Tiffany Desk Treasures" pg. 74. Has the original glass insert and is in superb mint condition. Pieces to this set are hard to very find.


Tiffany Nautical Pattern Calendar Frame
Bronze in dark patina finish, easel style with a border all around of sail boats, waves and twisted rope design. Overall dimensions are 7-1/2" x 6-1/4", with inside opening of 4-1/4" x 3-1/4". Has original perpetual calendar. Same as pictured in Kemeny and Miller's book "Tiffany Desk Treasures", page 72. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Ninth Century Book Ends
Bronze in original gold dore finish, an elaborate pattern with original blue and green jewels set all around outer edge. Dome shaped top. Width 4-1/2", height 6". Signed and in mint condition. A superb pair.


Tiffany Ninth Century Letter Rack
A two compartment rack, in original gold dore finish with blue and green jewels set on top edge of each compartment and around each side, with elaborate pattern on front of each panel. 9-3/4" wide, 5-1/2" high and 2-1/4" deep. Signed and in mint condition. Hard to find item.


Tiffany Ninth Century Letter Holder
Bronze in original gold dore finish, side-by-side letter holder with tall center divider. Height 4-1/2", width 6", and 2-1/2" deep. Each side has intricate pattern and original blue and green jewels. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Ninth Century Note Pad Holder
Bronze in original gold dore finish with the entire top cover decorated with elaborate pattern and original blue and green jewels at each corner and in center. 5-1/2" x 3". Has original wood backing. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Spanish Pattern Letter Rack
A two compartment rack in original gold dore finish that has raised sculptured design on front of each pandel and border design around side and back. Same as pictured in Kemeny and Miller's book "Tiffany Desk Treasures", pg. 78. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Spanish Pattern Box
In original gold dore finish; pattern on top cover and around sides with tile-like edge on cover. 5"x 3-3/4" and 2" high. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Spanish Pattern Paper Clip
In original gold dore finish, top has urn with flame in center and tile-like pattern around outer edge. 2-1/2”x 3-1/2”. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Graduate Pattern Book Ends
In original gold dore finish, border line design with blue enamel. 5” wide, 5-3/4” high. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Grapevine Pattern Letter Rack in Gold Dore
In original gold dore finish, the two compartments have etched metal over amber slag glass. 10" wide, 6" high, and 2-1/4" deep. Signed, and in mint condition. This is a hard item to find with all the glass sections perfect.


Tiffany Grapevine Pattern Jewel Box in Gold Dore
In original gold dore finish, bronze over amber slag glass. 6-1/2" x 4" and 3" high with bronze beading around top hinged cover and around lower edge. Stands on four bronze feet. Has the original two section amber velvet liners for jewelry. Signed and in mint condition. Exceptional item.


Tiffany Grapevine Pattern Letter Rack
In dark patina finish, the two compartments have etched metal over green slag glass. 10" long, 6-1/2" high, and 2-1/2" deep. Signed, this is a hard item to find in this perfect condition.


Tiffany Grapevine Pattern Handkerchief Box
In dark patina finish, the etched metal is over green slag glass. 8" square, 2-1/2" high and stands on four bronze ball feet. Bronze beading all around top cover and bottom edge. Signed with glass in mint condition.


TIffany Grapevine Pattern Double Inkwell
In dark patina finish, the etched metal is over green slag glass. 5-1/2" x 3-1/4" x 3" high. The top has two bronze hinged covers with pattern in bronze, and two original glass inserts. Glass is perfect, signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Grapevine Pattern Inkwell
In dark patina, the etched metal is over green slag glass. This 3-1/2" square inkwell is 3" high and rests on four bronze ball feet. The glass insert is original, and all glass sections are perfect. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Grapevine Pattern Double Frame
An easel style frame with dark patina finish bronze over green slag glass. Each opening is 2-1/4" x 3/1/4". The two frames are hinged together, each having an overall size of 6-1/4"x 7-1/2". A bronze bead border surrounds the photograph openings and outside the edge. All glass sections are perfect and the bronze work is in mint condition. A superb piece.


Tiffany Grapevine Pattern Calendar Frame
An easel style frame with dark patina finish bronze over green slag glass. Overall size is 7-1/2" x 6-1/2" with inside opening 3-1/2' x 2-1/2", has the original perpetual calendar. Bronze beading is around the outside and the inside opening. All glass is perfect, signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Pine Needle Pattern Thermometer with Beading
In original dark patina finish, etched metal pattern with green slag glass. Easel style. 8-1/4"x 3-3/4". Signed, with glass in excellent condition.


Tiffany Pine Needle Thermometer
In dark patina, with etched metal pattern and green slag glass. Easel style, with original glass tube. 8-1/4"x 3-3/4". Signed, with glass in excellent condition.


Tiffany Pine Needle Pattern Open Letter Holder
In dark patina finish, the etched metal pattern is over green slag glass. A side-by-side letter holder with tall center divider and bronze beading all around the edge. Stands on four bronze ball feet. 5-1/2" high, 6-1/4" long and 2-1/4" deep. Signed with glass and bronze in mint condition.


Tiffany Pine Needle Pattern Postage Scale
In dark patina finish, the etched metal pattern is over green slag glass. 3" high, 2" wide and 3" deep. Has the original front meter panel. Signed with glass and bronze in mint condition.


Tiffany Pine Needle Pattern Large Inkwell
In dark patina finish, the etched metal pattern is over green slag glass. This full size inkwell is 4" square and 3-1/2" high and sits on four bronze ball feet. Bronze beading all around the top and bottom edges. Has original glass insert. Signed with all glass sections perfect and bronze in mint condition.


Tiffany Pine Needle Paperweight Bill File
In dark patina finish, the etched metal pattern is over green slag glass. 7-1/2" curved spindle supported by a 3-1/2" round paperweight bottom. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Pine Needle Seal
In dark patina, with etched metal pattern over green slag glass across top, bronze pattern throughout slender body. Octagon shaped center body and oval bronze bottom. Unusual to find this not engraved. 3” high, 1-1/2” across the top.


Tiffany Pine Needle Pattern Magnifying Glass
In dark patina, with etched metal over green slag glass in the handle. Glass is 3-1/2” diameter, 8” overall length. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Pine Needle Pattern Box
In dark patina finish with etched metal over green slag glass. 61/2"x 4" and 2" high; stands on four bronze ball feet. Bronze beading all around top cover and bottom edge. Signed with glass in mint condition.


Tiffany Venetian Pattern Letter Rack
In original gold dore finish, a row of raised sculptured minks around the bottom edge and intricate pattern across each section. A two-compartment rack, 10" wide, 6" high and 2-3/4" deep. Signed and in mint condition. A very decorative item.


Tiffany Venetian Pattern Book Ends
In original gold dore finish and 14K gold plate. Decorative, ornate line and scroll pattern throughout. Within the design is the original multi-colored enamel in shades of red, blue, green and black. Bottom border has sculptured minks. 5" wide, and 6" high. This hard-to-find beautiful set is signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Venetian Pattern Inkwell
In original gold dore finish, 3"x 3" and 2-1/2" high. Octagon shaped with bottom edge of sculptured minks; ornate pattern throughout and on top hinged cover. Has original glass insert, signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Venetian Pattern Double Inkwell
In original gold dore finish with ornate line and scroll pattern throughout. Bottom border has sculptured minks all around. Styled as a treasure chest with bronze latch and chain links on top cover. Has original twin glass inserts. 5" long, 3" wide and 2" high. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Venetian Pattern Stamp Box
In original gold dore finish, styled as a miniature chest with a bottom border of sculptured minks, a bronze chain latch and links on top hinged cover. 4" wide, 1-3/4" high and 2" deep. Has original three compartment tray inside. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Zodiac Pattern Paperweight
In original gold dore finish with enameled zodiac symbol in center and entwined line design all around. 3”x 2”. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Zodiac Pattern Large Inkwell
In original gold dore finish. 6-1/2" diameter hexagon, 4" high with Zodiak symbols around entire inkwell and on top hinged cover. Has original glass insert. Same as pictured in Koch's book "Louis C. Tiffany's Glass-Bronzes-Lamps", pg. 93. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Zodiac Box
In dark patina finish, with zodiac symbols and entwined design on top hinged cover and all around. Has original cedar lining. 6-1/2" x 6" and 2-1/2" high. Signed and in mint condition.


Tiffany Zodiac Rolodex
In dark patina finish with original side knob to turn roll of paper shown thru open window and bronze pointer at top. 3" high (back) tapers to 1-1/2" at front; 3-1/2" wide and 4"-1/2" deep. Zodiac pattern with entwined line design throughout entire rolodex. Signed and numbered 1074. In superb mint condition, a very rare piece and hard-to-find.


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