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Colonial table lamp

Object Name: Lampshade
Date: designed ca. 1906-1910
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Medium: Leaded glass, bronze
Dimensions: Overall (height, diameter): 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: Leaded glass and bronze table lamp with Colonial lampshade; domed shade with flaring rim; shade has quadrangular pieces of orange-yellow glass on upper half and interlocking curves on lower half, separated by a belt of green ellipses and diamonds; rows of mottled brown glass above and below belt and at lower rim. Shown on bronze Roman base (N84.89.2), with cap (N84.25.3).
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: N84.25.1
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Marks: stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1564"

Gallery Label:

This shade, listed as "Colonial, Flaring," on the Tiffany Studios' price list, was first offered in 1910 for $100 and reduced to $75 by 1913.

Bibliography:

Rebecca K. Hofer and Rebecca Klassen, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated (Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc., 2016), 36-37.

Exhibitions:

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