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Glass, matted bronze
13 1/8 x 9 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. (33.3 x 23.8 x 18.1 cm) (show scale)
Stamped on base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 418"
Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
Desk or bedside lamp, glass and matted bronze, art nouveau style. Bell-shaped top with two uprights extending around outer perimeter of glass shade; bulb socket above, with switch at side. Shade of translucent glass with iridescent hues of amber, purple, and blue in wavy pattern. Circular gadrooned base with five small ball feet on underside.
Tiffany Studios (1902-1932). Lamp, ca. 1910. Glass, matted bronze, 13 1/8 x 9 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. (33.3 x 23.8 x 18.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.120.56. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.120.56_bw.jpg)
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That is a Tiffany Studios lamp made of glass and matted bronze and dates to about 1910. It would likely have been on a desk or a bedside table.