Dragonfly lampshade

Object Number: 
N84.53.1
Date: 
1960-1970
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 20 in. ( 21 x 50.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1495-12"
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze reproduction Tiffany "Dragonfly" lampshade; 20" diameter cone-shaped shade with seven dragonflies repeated around circumference of shade; dragonfly bodies and eyes are green and wings are mottled orange covered with metal filigree; background of blue-green glass; three blue-green jewels in each repeated section; three geometric rows at bottom of apron, two blue with bright orange between.
Gallery Label: 
The uncharacteristic color scheme of this shade, particularly the bright blue used in the border, is just one clue that this is not a product of Tiffany Studios. As in this example, a Tiffany Studios signature tag is not necessarily proof of authenticity.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group