Research: Luce Center for American Art

Lamp
Accession #77.86.5
Maker Tiffany Studios
TitleLamp
Date1905-1938
MediumBronze, opalescent glass
DimensionsLamp: 13 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. (34.3 x 14.3 cm) Shade: 4 1/4 x 7 in. (10.8 x 17.8 cm)
MarksOn bottom of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 419"
Inscriptionsno inscriptions
Signedno signature
Credit LineBequest of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
LocationVisible Storage: Case 1, Shelf E (Tiffany Glass)
DescriptionBronze desk lamp with opalescent or "Favrile" glass shade. Round button-like feet support round domed base with deep decorative vertical lines converging at top of dome. Shaft emanates from dome and splits into round form that creates holder for shade. Light socket descends from top of round form and is held by two decorative round pins, and has lip that holds shade with three small pins. Shade is dome-shaped, blown opalescent or "Favrile" glass in iridescent blue-green with strong horizontal wave-like lines. Dome terminates in lip that is used to hold shade to lamp. CONDITION: General wear, socket worn.