Daffodil and Narcissus table lamp
Object Name: Lampshade
Date: ca. 1910-1913
Medium: Glass, bronze
Dimensions: Overall (height, diameter): 26 × 20 in. (66 × 50.8 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: Leaded glass and bronze "Daffodil and Narcissus" table lampshade; 20" diameter globe-shaped shade depicting 48 jonquil flowers in a 3" band and yellow daffodils in two staggered rows above, all in four design repeats; jonquils have milk-white petals with orange flower centers, with some green stalks and foliage; daffodils are yellow mottled with dark orange with a background of green and blue-green textured glass. Shown on bronze "Crutch Oval" table lamp base with inset jewels (N84.97.2).
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt. Adopt-a-Lamp sponsor: Louise Mirrer in honor of Mildred Mirrer
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Object Number: N84.97.1
Marks: stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1917"
Tiffany shades usually depict one variety of flower. Here, two related flowers, jonquils and daffodils, are portrayed in a stylized fashion.
Margaret K. Hofer and Rebecca Klassen, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated ( Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc 2016),68.