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Table Lamp

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Bronze, glass, and lead
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1906-1938
    DIMENSIONS Overall: 26 x 18 1/8 x 18 1/8 in. (66 x 46 x 46 cm) Diameter of base: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on bottom of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 363" Impressed on inside of rim along bottom edge of shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1474-60"
    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
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Tiffany Studios (1902-1932). Table Lamp, ca. 1906-1938. Bronze, glass, and lead, Overall: 26 x 18 1/8 x 18 1/8 in. (66 x 46 x 46 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Carl Otto von Kienbusch, 77.86.7. Creative Commons-BY
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Table lamp, bronze with leaded, stained glass shade. Lamp is supported on four feet connected to round base made up of twelve flower-like forms that continue upwards creating reeded shaft which terminates in bulbous leaf design with reeded top. Three electrical sockets on curved arms project above lamp on a bulbous shaft which holds shade. Shade is dome-shaped, predominantly green glass, and is held by a perforated round bronze cap with small knob finial; bottom consists of band of five rows of small rectangular pieces, central portion contains design of acorns and oak leaves, acorns are reddish color, leaves and background in shades of green, top of dome has band of four rows of square pieces of green narrowing course by course toward the center of dome which is an open ring that holds bronze cap. CONDITION: Good, normal wear.
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