Research: Luce Center for American Art

Lamp
Accession #77.86.2
Maker Tiffany Studios
TitleLamp
Date1906-1938
MediumBronze, glass
Dimensions9 1/4 x 11 1/4 x 4 7/8 in. (23.5 x 28.6 x 12.4 cm)
MarksImpressed on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 414"
Inscriptionsno inscriptions
Signedno signature
Credit LineBequest of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
LocationVisible Storage: Case 1, Shelf E (Tiffany Glass)
DescriptionDesk lamp and shade, wrought bronze and glass. Oval base with slightly irregular edges rises toward center to meet shaft of lamp. Shaft is bulbous and splits to form holder for shade. Shade is scoop-shaped with two electric sockets for bulbs and is lined with white glass. Exterior of shade has raised central panel with three motifs of animals in roundels, surrounded by rope design, and slightly distorted key motif around top and sides. Designs are loosely Middle Eastern. CONDITION: Normal wear; new plug; new wire.