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Nasturtium table lamp

Object Number: 
N84.106.1
Date: 
1900-1906
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 34 1/2 × 23 in. (87.6 × 58.4 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1506-2"
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze "Nasturtium" table lampshade with mosaic and turtleback tile base; 23" diameter globe-shaped shade with incurving apron depicting nasturtium blossoms; blossoms rendered in mottled yellow, mottled orange, streaked red and streaked pink, with rippled glass used for pink and red blossoms and undulating glass used for orange blossoms; stems are brownish-green; foliage of green mottled glass; background translucent mottled pink with ridges. Shown on bronze table lamp base (N84.106.2); flared stem has 16 strips of mosaic inlay ranging in color from green to red; 8 green turtlebacks set into sides of central section above stem; 4 curved arms stretch outward to receive rim of shade; with cap (N84.106.3).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group