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8 Tiffany Studios Windows - The 8 Beatitudes of Jesus. Exceptional windows using multiple layered glass including drapery, enamel decorated & cameo cut glass; each window depicts an angel figure w/ opaque blue banners having purple cameo cut scripture, known as “The 8 Beatitudes of Jesus” (Matthew 5: 3-10). Windows are in their original bronze frames with hinges and latches. One window signed in cameo "Tiffany Studios, New York" and one window frame is signed "Tiffany Furnaces". Windows including frames: 48 in. high x 23.75 in. wide x 1 in. deep. 1) Standing figure of an angel with enamel decorated hands, face and feet, wears a golden crown; ripple glass is highlighted in the long purple robes with green sash & large wings. Banner: “Bld (Blessed) are the Poor in Spirit for Theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven”. - Matthew 5:3. Condition: 8 tight lines in the wings, 5 in the robes, 2 cracks in the yellow glass above the head, 1 damaged green background panel at the bottom, 1 damaged reverse panel at the top center, 1 crack in blue reverse panel behind feet. 2) Standing figure of an angel with enamel decorated face, foot and hands folded at the waist; the ripple glass is highlighted in the lavender robes & large wings. Banner: “Blessed Are They That Mourn, For They Shall Be Comforted”. - Matthew 5:4. Condition: 4 tight lines in the robes, frame is slightly bent around the missing top hinge. 3) Standing figure of an angel with enamel decorated hands, face & foot, displaying flowers and filigree gathered in the front of her robes; ripple glass is highlighted in the opaque yellow robe & large wings. Banner: “Ble’d (Blessed) Are the Meek, For They Shall Inherit the Earth”. - Matthew 5:5. Condition: 8 tight lines in the robes. 4) Standing figure of an angel with enamel decorated hands, face and foot, vibrant red hair and shading herself under her robe; the ripple glass is highlighted in the opaque yellow robes & large wings. Signed on the bottom front edge of the frame “Tiffany Furnaces”. Banner: “Bl’d (Blessed) Are They Who Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness”. - Matthew 5:6. Condition: 7 tight lines in the robes, 5 in the wings and 1 crack in the blue reverse glass. 5) Figure of an angel standing over a burning torch with rising smoke, bending a sword over her knee; has vibrant green-blue ripple glass robes with large wings and enamel decorated hands, feet and head. Banner: “Blessed Are The Merciful, For They Shall See God”. - Matthew 5:7. Condition: 1 tight line in the robes, 3 in the wings. 6) Standing figure of an angel holding a banner, wearing a laurel crown; the ripple glass is highlighted in the robes and large wings. Banner: “Bl’d (Blessed) Are The Pure in Heart, For They Shall See God”. - Matthew 5:8. Condition: 6 tight lines in the robes, 1 wing tip, 1 large background panel with multiple lines, frame slightly bent around the missing top hinge. 7) Standing figure of an angel with enamel decorated hands, feet and face, holding a dove up in her right hand and wearing a laurel crown; ripple glass is highlighted in the deep red robes, large wings and dove. Banner: “Ble’d (Blessed) Are The Peacemakers, For They Sh’ll (Shall) Be Call’d (Called) The Children of God”. - Matthew 5:9. Condition: 1 tight line centered in the center banner panel. 8) Beautiful standing figure of an angel with enamel decorated hands, feet, head and laurel crown, she is bound in chains; ripple glass is highlighted in the blue & purple robes and the large wings. Banner: “Bl’d (Blessed) Are The (They) Which Are Persecuted for Righteousness, Theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven”. - Matthew 5:10. Cameo cut signature in the lower right corner reads “Tiffany Studios, New York, 1913”. Condition: 3 tight single lines in the robes, 2 robe panels with 2 tight lines, 1 large reverse panel with single line. - Please Note: In order to bid on this item either live or absentee, you must contact Fontaine’s Auction Gallery to be approved. This is a separate process from being approved to bid on the other items in the auction. No bids will be accepted on this item without going through this process. Thank you

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