Overall: 70 x 26 in. ( 177.8 x 66 cm )
Leaded glass and bronze "Bookmark" floor lamp; 26" domed shade with elaborate apron consisting of 8 circular motifs representing colophons of master printers; upper border composed of rectangular strips of green glass interrupted by tiny round and square jewels of different colors. Bronze floriform floor lamp base.
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK"
The "Bookmark" shade, featuring emblems of early master printers, was especially suitable for lighting a bibliophile's library. Matching desk set pieces in the Bookmark pattern, such as inkwells, letter holders, and picture frames, were also available at the Tiffany Studios showroom.
Lillian Nassau Ltd., 1968
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