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Bell lamp and Lotus shade

Object Name: Desk lamp
Date: designed ca. 1900-1906
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Medium: Leaded glass, bronze
Dimensions: Overall (height, diameter): 21 1/4 × 16 1/2 in. (54 × 41.9 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: Leaded glass and bronze Bell Lamp and Lotus Shade desk lamp; ridged Lotus shade with 16 ribs radiating from top; composed of quadrangles of striated green leaded glass; Bell base has two bronze arms which curve outward and meet at top of shade, forming harp shade; base of arms set into circular fluted platform raised on four ball feet.
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: N84.32.1
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Marks: stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 422" stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK"

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This shade and base sold as a unit for $90. It was listed on Tiffany Studios' 1906 price list but was discontinued by 1910.

Bibliography:

Margaret K. Hofer and Rebecca Klassen, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated (Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc), 29.

Exhibitions:

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