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The Twilight

Object Number: 
1942.244a-d
Date: 
1902-1920
Medium: 
Favrile glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 x 7 in. ( 43.2 x 17.8 cm )
Description: 
Patented kerosene boudoir lamp with blown glass twisted stem base and ruffled edge shade; detachable burner unit of metal and opaque white glass with green glass leaf formations; and light amber glass chimney.
Gallery Label: 
The glass base and shade of this lamp were manufactured by Tiffany Studios, but the burner unit, patented in 1894 and called "The Twilight," was manufactured elsewhere. Tiffany Studios assembled these lamps and sold them in their Madison Avenue showroom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John V. Irwin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group