Apple Blossom hanging shade

Object Number: 
N84.101.1
Date: 
ca. 1900-1906
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 12 in. × 24 1/4 in. (30.5 × 61.6 cm)
Marks: 
stamped on metal tag inside sha de: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK"
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze "Apple Blossom" hanging shade; 22" diameter globe-shaped shade set within a bronze fixture consisting of an openwork apron and eight ribs which extend below apron; ribs divide four repeats of two design patterns; blossoms are pink streaked with white and orange; flower centers are a spotted yellow-orange; leaves executed in mottled light and dark green and branches in dark brown; background in lower part of shade golden, fading to creamy white towards top.
Gallery Label: 
This shade was originally designed as a chandelier (to hang inverted). An identical example is in the Garden Museum Collection.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Provenance: 
Lillian Nassau
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group