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Wisteria table lamp

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Title:
Wisteria table lamp
Date: 
c. 1901
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 29 × 18 in. (73.7 × 45.7 cm)
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze "Wisteria" table lamp; 18" diameter shade with crown of bronze branches and irregular lower border, depicting multiple stages of wisteria blossoms in five repeats; flower clusters range from pale white to light blue to deep blue; yellowish-green foliage, and background of milky-white transparent glass. Bronze tree base.
Date End: 
1 901
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.132
Gallery Label: 
The Wisteria lamp was one of Tiffany Studios' most popular models. These two lamps (see also N84.130) show dramatically different interpretations. One shade has a refined selection of purple and pale blue flowers (N84.130) while this lamp displays bold contrasts of blue and white clusters. When the demand for this shade exceeded the work capacity of the Tiffany Girls, Clara Driscoll was forced to turn over some orders to the Men's Department at the Corona factory. She made color studies to aid the men in selecting the glass. See also N84.127 for more information about the Wisteria lamp.
Date Begin: 
1901
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group