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Oriental Poppy floor lamp

Object Name: Lampshade
Date: designed ca. 1910-1913
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Medium: Leaded glass, bronze
Dimensions: Overall (height, diameter): 70 1/2 × 26 in. (179.1 × 66 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Leaded glass and bronze Oriental Poppy lampshade; 26-inch diameter globe-shaped shade depicting red oriental poppies in three repeats; single border row of yellow-green rectangles; blood-red poppy flowers mottled with darker red and gray; yellow-green and blue-green foliage, and orange background glass spotted and striated in greens, blues and purples. Shown with Scroll floor lamp base (N84.109.2) and cap with pig-tail finial (N84.109.3).
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: N84.109.1
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Marks: stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1902"

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Oriental Poppy shades are among the masterpieces of Tiffany Studios' leaded glass lamps.

Bibliography:

Margaret K. Hofer and Rebecca Klassen, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated (Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc., 2016), 62.

Exhibitions:

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