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Lamp

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Bronze, opalescent glass
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1910
    DIMENSIONS 21 7/16 x 6 7/8 in. (54.5 x 17.5 cm)  (show scale)
    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 74.96.2a-i
    CREDIT LINE Gift of John H. Livingston
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Tiffany Studios (1902-1932). Lamp, ca. 1910. Bronze, opalescent glass, 21 7/16 x 6 7/8 in. (54.5 x 17.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of John H. Livingston, 74.96.2a-i. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 74.96.2_transp2316.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Eight bulb lily-cluster-type table lamp, bronze and opalescent glass. Base is round with incised scrolls on side and with raised reeding (sixteen) on top. The supporting shaft has a bulb shape from which eight stems branch, curving over at the top and each terminating in an opalescent glass lily-form shade. Seven shades are engraved "Quezal"; the eighth has no signature and is slightly different from the rest. CONDITION: Excellent
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (77%)
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