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Object Name: Desk lamp
Date: ca. 1900-1910
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Medium: Glass, bronze
Dimensions: Overall (height, width): 14 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (36.8 × 21.6 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: Turtleback tile swivel desk lamp; two identical yellow-orange turtlebacks with irregular surface set into two sides of a swiveling triangular-shaped shade; shade hinged to two curved arms, which join the main stem of the base (N84.22.2) and descend to a circular platform adorned with leaf design and 16 green jewels set around periphery; platform supported by 5 small ball feet.
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: N84.22
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Marks: stamped: on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 408 / 9948"

Bibliography:

Pepall, Rosalind M., ed. Tiffany Glass: A Passion for Colour. N.p: n.p., n.d.

Margaret K. Hofer and Rebecca Klassen, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated (Skira Rizzoli Publications Inc., 2016), 46.