"Venetian" desk lamp
Gilt bronze, glass
Overall: 13 × 20 in. (33 × 50.8 cm)
Gilt bronze and leaded glass "Venetian" desk lamp; shade made up of 3 horizontal and 16 vertical rows of mosaic motifs; first row of large ellipses, second row of squared cross and diamond design, third row of ovals with foliate design; glass colors include gold in the borders and background, and accents of bright blue, green, and red. Gilt bronze base has openwork section at top; central octagonal column with foliate decoration, and stepped platform set with green jewels.
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 515"
stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 515"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.