Research: Luce Center for American Art

Accession #67.120.54
Designer Clara Driscoll
Maker Tiffany Studios
Title"Dragonfly" Lamp
Dateca. 1900-1920
MediumGlass, bronze, and lead
Dimensions18 1/4 x 14 x 14 in. (46.4 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm)
MarksStamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 337"
Inscriptionsno inscriptions
Signedno signature
Credit LineBequest of Laura L. Barnes
LocationVisible Storage: Case 1, Shelf D (Tiffany Glass)
DescriptionTable lamp in glass, lead, and bronze. "Dragonfly" design shade of predominantly amber and blue colors. Upper portion of shade is veined; lower portion decorated with band of dragonflies with outspread wings overlaid in pierced bronze encircling perimeter. Three light sockets on horizontally curving arms; vasiform shaft with vertical lobes; circular base with undulating ribbed surface. CONDITION: Excellent

Curatorial Remarks: This characteristic Tiffany "dragonfly"-design lampshade features predominantly amber and blue colors. The upper portion of the lampshade is veined; the lower portion is decorated with a band of dragonflies with outspread wings overlaid in pierced bronze encircling the perimeter.