Desk lamp

Object Number: 
N84.22
Date: 
ca. 1900-1910
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, width): 14 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (36.8 × 21.6 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 408 / 9948"
Description: 
Turtleback tile swivel desk lamp; two identical yellow-orange turtlebacks with irregular surface set into two sides of a swiveling triangular-shaped shade; shade hinged to two curved arms, which join the main stem of the base (N84.22.2) and descend to a circular platform adorned with leaf design and 16 green jewels set around periphery; platform supported by 5 small ball feet.
Bibliography: 
Pepall, Rosalind M., ed. Tiffany Glass: A Passion for Colour. N.p: n.p., n.d.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group