Student lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900-1910
Medium: 
Bronze, Favrile glass
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, width, depth): 29 × 28 × 10 1/4 in. (73.7 × 71.1 × 26 cm)
Description: 
Two green, domed Favrile glass student lampshades; supported on double-arm bronze base, on either side of a central bronze kerosene font with twisted wire decoration (N84.9.2).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.9.1ab
Marks: 
etched inside shades: "L.C.T." burners stamped: "Manhattan Brass Co. Pat'd May 23 '78"
Gallery Label: 
Tiffany Studios produced an extensive line of student lamps, which provided efficient and convenient lighting for desk surfaces. The lights, fueled by kerosene in the central canister, can be adjusted to the appropriate height by sliding the arms along the frame. Tiffany Studios' 1906 price list includes thirty models of single and double arm student lamps at prices ranging from $10 to $150.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
35553
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

"Old English" shade on Water Lily base

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1910-1913
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 26 1/2 × 21 1/2 in. (67.3 × 54.6 cm)
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze "Old English" table lampshade; paneled shade with 8 panels having rows of pale gold (orange when lit) quadrangular glass pieces; 4 panels have central heraldic emblem with red, green, and blue glass surrounded by green laurel wreath; 2" apron with pattern of broken circles. Shown on Water Lily base (N84.26.2), with cap (N84.26.3).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.26.1
Marks: 
stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1914" stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 443"
Gallery Label: 
The "Old English" lamp was introduced in Tiffany Studios' 1913 price list. The shade retailed for $100, and a companion base (model 557) was available for $65. Dr. Egon Neustadt called this the "Harvard" table lamp since it was supposedly made for the library of Harvard University, but there is no evidence supporting his claim.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1913
eMuseum Object ID: 
35467
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Turtleback lantern

Classification: 
Date: 
1899-1920
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, depth, width): 22 × 8 × 8 in. (55.9 × 20.3 × 20.3 cm)
Description: 
Turtleback tile hanging lantern; square bronze lantern leaded on each side with two rectangular yellow turtleback tiles on each side and four triangular pieces on the bottom; bottom panel hinged to allow insertion of bulb. Curved arms project from each top corner to common juncture where heavy supporting ring is fastened.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.30.1
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
35433
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Gentian table lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900-1906
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 23 × 18 in. (58.4 × 45.7 cm)
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze "Gentian Blossom" table lampshade; domed shade with cylindrical top and flaring lower rim; shade has background of white fractured glass, and main design of 16 blue and green floral stalks each enclosed in a Gothic arch; flaring apron has row of uncut green gems. Shown on "Indian Hookah" bronze base with floral stalks and Gothic arches of shade on circular platform and tapering octagonal stem (N84.29.2).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.29.1
Marks: 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK"
Gallery Label: 
This shade is made almost entirely of fractured or confetti glass, a Tiffany Studios innovation. The glass was created by blowing very thin glass and breaking it into pieces. The pieces were then laid on the glass table and molten glass poured over them. The shade appears on Tiffany Studios' 1906 price list as "Gentian Blossom, convential [sic] jeweled, flat."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1906
eMuseum Object ID: 
35403
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

"Venetian" desk lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900-1906
Medium: 
Gilt bronze, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 20 × 13 in. (50.8 × 33 cm)
Description: 
Gilt bronze and leaded glass "Venetian" desk lampshade; 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. Shown with gilt bronze base (N84.28.2) with openwork section at top; central octagonal column with foliate decoration, and stepped platform set with green jewels; and with cap (N84.28.3).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.28.1
Marks: 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 515" stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 515"
Gallery Label: 
Tiffany Studios offered this lamp as part of the Venetian Desk Set. Priced at $250, the lamp was one of twenty-four matched pieces. Each item was priced and sold individually, but a basic set usually consisted of blotter ends, inkstand, pen tray, paper rack, paper knife, rocker blotter, memo pad holder, stamp or utility box, and calendar. The lamp was discontinued by 1910.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1906
eMuseum Object ID: 
35401
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Turtleback chandelier

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1905
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 in. × 26 in. (24.8 × 66 cm)
Description: 
Domed chandelier with two rows of leaded green turtleback tiles; lobed finial.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.27.1
Marks: 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK"
Gallery Label: 
A pair of lamps similar to this domed chandelier were hung in the Living Hall at Laurelton Hall.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1905
eMuseum Object ID: 
35366
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Vine Ornament, Plain Squares lampshade

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900-1906
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 18 in. ( 19 x 45.7 cm )
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze "Vine Ornament, Plain Squares" lampshade; 18" diameter dome-shaped shade with wide apron; rows of geometric glass near aperture and along apron, with wide belt of lemon leaves in between; mottled white and green glass in background areas with greenish-yellow leaves.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.43.1
Marks: 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1474-20"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1906
eMuseum Object ID: 
35358
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flower Basket hanging shade

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900-1910
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. ( 21.6 x 26.7 cm )
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze "flower basket" hanging lamp; globe-shaped shade has flaring top rim and narrows towards bottom; top decorated with pink and white apple blossoms and foliage; lower part mainly geometric with golden fractured glass having green, orange and blue slivers. Chandelier has beaded metal rim at top, to which are attached three chains for hanging.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.42.1
Marks: 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
35357
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Colonial lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1910-1913
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm)
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze table lamp with "Colonial" lampshade; domed shade with flaring rim; shade has quadrangular pieces of orange-yellow glass on upper half and interlocking curves on lower half, separated by a belt of green ellipses and diamonds; rows of mottled brown glass above and below belt and at lower rim. Shown on bronze "Roman" base (N84.89.2), with cap (N84.25.3).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.25.1
Marks: 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1564"
Gallery Label: 
This shade, listed as "Colonial, Flaring," on the Tiffany Studios' price list, was first offered in 1910 for $100 and reduced to $75 by 1913.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1913
eMuseum Object ID: 
35355
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lily lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900-1906
Medium: 
Favrile glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, width): 16 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (41.9 × 26.7 cm)
Description: 
Three lily-shaped Favrile glass shades; shades are iridescent dark gold with flaring, scalloped openings. Shown on bronze three-light "Lily" lamp base (N84.8.2); circular base has three curved "stems."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.8.1a-c
Marks: 
etched: inside shades: "L.C.T. Favrile"
Gallery Label: 
The Lily lamp was by far Tiffany's most popular model. Produced in variations from three to twenty-four lilies, in both table and floor models, the shades were available for as little as $2.50.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1906
eMuseum Object ID: 
35284
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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