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Lamp

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Bronze, glass, lead
  • Possible Place Made: Corona, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1910
    DIMENSIONS Height: 80 1/2 in. (204.5 cm) Diameter of shade: 24 1/2 in. (62.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 67.120.49a-b
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Tiffany Studios (1902-1932). Lamp, ca. 1910. Bronze, glass, lead, Height: 80 1/2 in. (204.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.120.49a-b. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 67.120.49a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Floor lamp with bronze stand (a) and leaded stained glass and bronze shade (b). (a) Stand: thick disk base with floral decorations raised on four turn-up feet; rises from center into narrow, reeded shaft; at top, forms ball then narrower, bulbous shaft; three curving strips rise from bulbous shaft and connect to ring support for shade at top of stand; 6 light sockets stem from top of shaft. (b) Shade: dome-shaped shade predominantly mottled blue and green colors with pink and red flowers (roses) around sides; top of shade is bronze onion dome-shaped cap with geometric cut outs, rises to narrow finial with "pig-tail" terminal. Condition: Excellent; see conservation memos of 2/90; 8/12/92
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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