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Dragonfly table lamp

Object Name: Lampshade
Date: designed ca. 1900-1906
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Medium: Leaded glass, bronze
Dimensions: Overall (height, diameter): 28 1/2 × 21 in. (72.4 × 53.3 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Leaded glass and bronze Tiffany Dragonfly lampshade; 20-inch diameter cone-shaped shade with seven dragonflies repeated around circumference of shade; dragonfly bodies and eyes rendered in shades of red, orange and yellow; wings are mauve and covered with metal filigree; background glass of striated and mottled yellow, orange, purple, and blue glass; three red and yellow "jewels" in each repeated section; blue-purple apron with three rows of geometric rectangles; shade aperture 4 1/4". Shown with bronze Water Lily, twisted stem base (N84.54.2) and cap (N84.54.3).
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: N84.54.1
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Marks: stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1495" stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / S220 / 443"


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