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Bamboo table lamp

Object Name: Lampshade
Date: designed ca. 1900-1906
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Medium: Leaded glass, bronze
Dimensions: Overall (height, diameter): 23 × 16 in. (58.4 × 40.6 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: Leaded glass Bamboo table lampshade; 16-inch diameter globe-shaped shade depicting bamboo stalks and leaves growing alongside a horizontal wire trellis; long tapering leaves rendered in green fibrillated glass with yellow mottling; background of whitish, semi-opaque glass. Integrated Bamboo base (N84.78.2) consists of a sectioned main stem supported by eight slimmer reedlike stalks each of which divides into five rootlets, which rise from a round platform. Cap (N84.78.3) made of sixteen reeds radiating from center to periphery; center knob depicts a multitude of seeds.
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: N84.78.1
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Marks: stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1448" stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 8097"

Bibliography:

Margaret K. Hofer and Rebecca Klassen, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated (Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc., 2016), 48-49.

Exhibitions:

“The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated,” Gallery of Tiffany Lamps, New-York Historical Society, April 28, 2017–ongoing.