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Object Name: "Elizabethan" table lamp
Date: ca.1913-1915
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Medium: Glass, bronze
Dimensions: Overall (height, diameter): 25 × 23 in. (63.5 × 58.4 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: Leaded glass and bronze cone-shaped "Elizabethan" shade made up of eight panels; background of purplish-blue composed of double layer of glass, with arabesque decoration in yellow glass; studded with purple jewels. Shown with bronze four-legged claw feet library base (N84.31.2) and cap (N84.29.3).
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: N84.31.1
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Marks: stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS N.Y. 1954" stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 498"

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Intricate twisting shapes, double layers of glass, and inset jewels make this shade a particularly good example of Tiffany Studios' high standards of workmanship.


Margaret K. Hofer and Rebecca Klassen, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated (Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc. 2016), 38.