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Stalactite hanging shade

Object Name: Hanging shade
Date: designed ca. 1904-1910
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Medium: Glass, gilt brass
Dimensions: Overall (shade height, diameter): 10 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (26.7 × 21.6 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Pear-shaped Favrile glass hanging shade decorated in paperweight technique; light orange transparent background decorated with green leaves and yellow flowers, interconnected by light green stems.
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: N84.10.1
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Tiffany's home at Laurelton Hall had four similar pear shaped globes hanging in the Fountain Court.


Margaret K. Hofer and Rebecca Klassen , The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated (Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc, 2016), 26-27.


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