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Good Shepherd with Landscape

Title
Good Shepherd with Landscape
Date 
1909
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 24 in. ( 91.4 x 61 cm )
Description 
Leaded glass landscape window with trees, flowers and stream.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.136
Gallery Label 
This panel is one of five which originally comprised "Good Shepherd with Landscape," made before 1910 for a chapel at the Stony Wold Sanatorium in Lake Kushaqua, New York. The two right-most panels are at the Historical Society, and the three on the left belong to the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Magnolia landscape window

Title
Magnolia landscape window
Date 
1970-1980
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 27 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. ( 70.5 x 42.5 cm )
Description 
Leaded glass "Magnolia" landscape window.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.134
Marks 
signed: "A. F. Northrop"
Gallery Label 
This small landscape bears a signature suggesting it is the work of Tiffany Studios designer Agnes F. Northrop (1857-1953). However, it is likely a later copy of the magnolia panel designed by Northrop and displayed at the Exposition Universelle in 1900.
Provenance 
Frank A. Banich, 1982
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Apple Blossom table lamp

Title
Apple Blossom table lamp
Date 
c. 1900-1906
Medium 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 1/2 x 25 in. ( 72.4 x 63.5 cm )
Description 
Leaded glass and bronze "apple blossom" table lamp; 25" diameter shade with crown of bronze branches and irregular lower border, depicting cherry blossoms in four repeats; cherries rendered in bright red glass, blossoms light pink, foliage green and branches mauve; background rendered in mottled pale green glass. Bronze tree base in patina finish.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.133
Marks 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 6902" base: stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 6902"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Apple Blossom table lamp

Title
Apple Blossom table lamp
Date 
ca. 1900-1906
Medium 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 25 1/4 × 29 in. (64.1 × 73.7 cm)
Description 
Leaded glass and bronze "Apple Blossom" table lamp; 25" diameter shade with crown of bronze branches depicting cherry blossoms in four repeats; blossoms rendered in pink and white glass, foliage in green undulating glass, and branches in streaked brown glass; background of fractured glass flaked with green, orange, and rose. Bronze tree base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.124
Marks 
stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK" stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 351"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Apple Blossom table lamp

Title
Apple Blossom table lamp
Date 
c. 1901-1906
Medium 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 18 × 25 1/2 in. (45.7 × 64.8 cm)
Description 
Leaded glass and bronze "Apple Blossom" table lamp; 18" diameter shade with crown of bronze branches depicting cherry blossoms in four repeats; blossoms rendered in pink and white glass, leaves in transparent glass, and branches in striated orange-green glass; cherries of red undulating glass; background of fractured glass flaked with green, pink, and rose. Bronze tree base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.129
Marks 
stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK" stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 7879" and "346"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Dragonfly table lamp

Title
Dragonfly table lamp
Date 
c. 1900-1906
Medium 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 27 x 22 in. ( 68.6 x 55.9 cm )
Description 
Leaded glass and bronze "Dragonfly" table lamp; 22" diameter shade depicting dragonflies in nine repeats; dragonflies have outspread wings rendered in filigree, with heads dropping below the lower rim of the shade; mottled yellow background glass, yellow-brown wings, various colored bodies, and red, blue and green jewels inset for eyes. Bronze twisted vine or "Water Lily" base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.121
Marks 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1507"
Gallery Label 
This dragonfly shade, a popular model, was priced at $175 in Tiffany's 1906 price list. Prices ranged from $3 for small candleshades to $400 for large and intricate lamps. Considering that the average hourly wage in 1906 was only 17 1/2 cents, these lamps were an unattainable luxury for many.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Snowball lampshade

Title
Snowball lampshade
Date 
c. 1900-1906
Medium 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 14 x 25 in. ( 35.6 x 63.5 cm )
Description 
Leaded glass and bronze "Snowball" floor lamp shade; 25" diameter shade of almost spherical shape depicting clusters of hydrangea flowers; textured milky-white glass used to render blossoms; streaked green leaves, brown branches, and blue background glass becoming darker towards the aperture. Fitted for hanging.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.119
Marks 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Laburnum table lamp

Title
Laburnum table lamp
Date 
c. 1900-1906
Medium 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 29 × 22 in. (73.7 × 55.9 cm)
Description 
Leaded glass and bronze "Laburnum" table lamp on Bird Skeleton base; 22" diameter shade depicting laburnum blossoms in three repeats with irregular lower border; light blue fibrillated background glass; pale green leaves, and cascading flower clusters in shades of yellow. Bronze "Bird Skeleton" base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.116
Marks 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1539-3"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Woodbine hanging shade

Title
Woodbine hanging shade
Date 
c. 1900-1906
Medium 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 26 x 25 in. ( 66 x 63.5 cm )
Description 
Leaded glass and bronze "Woodbine" hanging shade (shown on table lamp base); 26" octagonal shade with eight flat sides, 4" apron, and 8 "uprights" extending downwards; shade depicts woodbine (Virginia creeper) in five-fold clusters of leaves. Twisted vine bronze table lamp base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.111
Marks 
stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 609-1"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oriental Poppy floor lamp

Title
Oriental Poppy floor lamp
Date 
ca. 1910-1913
Medium 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 70 1/2 x 26 in. ( 179.1 x 66 cm )
Description 
Leaded glass and bronze "Red Oriental Poppy" floor lamp; 26" diameter globe-shaped shade depicting red oriental poppies in three repeats; single border row of yellow-green rectangles; blood-red poppy blossoms mottled with darker red and gray; yellow-green and blue-green foliage, and orange background glass spotted and striated in greens, blues and purples. Standard floor lamp base, pig-tail finial.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.109
Marks 
stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1902"
Gallery Label 
The oriental poppy shades are among the masterpieces of Tiffany Studios' leaded glass lamps.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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