Pineapple lamp

Object Number: 
N84.7.1a-g
Date: 
ca. 1900-1906
Medium: 
Favrile glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 31 × 29 in. (78.7 × 73.7 cm)
Marks: 
etched: inside shades: "L.C.T."
Description: 

Favrile glass and bronze desk lamp consisting of seven green blown Favrile glass shades, each with flanged apertures, (a) 10" shade in center has 2 1/4" aperture and is surrounded by (b-g) six 7" shades with 2 1/2" apertures; 20 lavalieres, each consisting of four opaline glass jewels, hang from the rings of each of the smaller shades. Displayed with bronze base with pineapple shape (N84.7.2) set with rhomboid-shaped iridescent jewels; flat circular bottom and seven caps (N84.7.3a-g).

Bibliography: 

Pepall, Rosalind M., ed. Tiffany Glass: A Passion for Colour. N.p: n.p., n.d. Gray, Nina. "The work of Tiffany Studios." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 194-201.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt; Adopt-a-Lamp sponsors: Beth and Bill Neidlinger, Joan and Robert Sage
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group