Hand-coloured master copies for printing three New York Yacht Club invitations.for the New York Yacht Club, New York , 1893-9 Stock Code: 76733
NotesTwo of the cards are signed in pencil with the distinctive "Tiffany" in the lower left. The third is partially printed with hand coloured pennants and is signed in ink by J. V. S. Oddie, secretary of the NYYC. Tiffany was the house designer for the club, producing numerous trophies and medals, and designing and manufacturing decorative fittings and features for the new clubhouse, a masterpiece of restrained American Belle Époque styling, that opened in 1901. The immense skylight in the Model Room, the largest Tiffany glass commission, is rightly renowned.
3 cards, two measuring 190 x 140 mm, the other 140 x 178 mm, ink and watercolour on heavy card stock. Now window mounted as a group, framed and glazed in a handmade walnut veneer frame with gilt sight-lineTwo cards hand-lettered and with hand-colored NYYC
Overall a little browned, but very good.
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