Lotus, Pagoda lampshade

Object Number: 
N84.21
Date: 
ca. 1900-1906
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (shade height, diameter): 6 3/8 × 25 1/2 in. (16.2 × 64.8 cm) Overall (height with Mushroom base, diameter):
Marks: 
stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1524"
Description: 
Leaded glass "lotus, pagoda" lampshade; ridged shade having 24 lead midribs running radially from the top center toward the periphery of the shade; each section set with rows of quadrangular striated green glass.
Gallery Label: 
Because of its resemblance to a type of Chinese hat, this shade is sometimes referred to as the Mandarin shade. It is also listed in Tiffany Studios' 1906 price list as "Lotus, Pagoda." The model was discontinued by 1910.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group