Tiffany Studios (1902-1932). <em>Lamp</em>, ca. 1900. Cast bronze, opalescent glass, Base: 11 13/16 x 6 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (30 x 15.9 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Frank Sanders, Jr., 72.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 72.15_bw.jpg)


Artist:Tiffany Studios

Medium: Cast bronze, opalescent glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1900

Dimensions: Base: 11 13/16 x 6 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (30 x 15.9 x 13 cm) Globe: 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. x 3 3/4 in. (12.1 x 9.5 cm x 9.5 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 72.15

Image: 72.15_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Swing desk or table lamp, brown-green patinated cast bronze, with gold-green opalescent glass shade. Elongated oval frame terminating in splayed florettes at circular, domed base and pinched at top by a pin terminating in florettes holding a rotating bell-shaped socket in two pieces screwed together, ending in a disc with rectangular cutouts and three screws holding the short outwardly flaring neck of a tulip-shaped shade with unevenly scalloped lower rim. Flat rectangular black plastic electrical switch on socket. Green silk-wrapped electrical cord from base with brown plastic plug. CONDITION: Base: very good, minor scratches on bottom due to normal wear. Globe: very good, minor wearing on bottom rim, very small chips on outer top rim. Electrical cord: extremely frayed at connection to base, repaired in midsection, normal wear throughout its length increasing at plug that has been replaced.

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