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"Dragonfly" Lamp

Decorative Arts

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.
MEDIUM Glass, bronze, and lead
  • Place Manufactured: Corona, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1900-1920
    DIMENSIONS 18 1/4 x 14 x 14 in. (46.4 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm)
    MARKINGS Stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 337"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 67.120.54
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Table 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
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