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Desk lamp

Object Number: 
N84.2.1
Date: 
ca. 1900-1906
Medium: 
Favrile glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, width): 16 1/2 × 15 in. (41.9 × 38.1 cm)
Marks: 
etched inside lip of shade: "L. C. T. Favrile" stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 415"
Description: 
Blown Favrile glass shade of modified spherical shape; unlit, it is dark green decorated with brown striations and 2" wide belts of iridescent purples; when illuminated, the shade becomes light green with brown striations; 16 wavy lines run from the aperture to the border and the belts are light green bands. Shown on bronze "Balance" desk lamp base (N84.2.2) that has arched stem, spherical bronze balance connected to the stand by a stem-and-leaf attachment, and circular base.
Gallery Label: 
This bronze base is described in Tiffany Studios' catalogues as "Balanced Lamp" and is numbered 415.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group