Overall (height, diameter): 31 × 24 in. (78.7 × 61 cm)
stamped on 3 metal tags inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1519"
etched on underside of base: "L.C. TIFFANY FAVRILE BRONZE POTTERY"
Leaded glass and bronze "Fruit" table lampshade; 24" diameter globe-shaped shade depicting the seasonal transition of ripening fruit along the circumference; early-spring segment shows immature fruits and leaves, including colorless grapes, green apples and yellow-green oranges; other side of shade depicts height of growing season, with red and purple grapes, mottled red apples, and spotted orange oranges; blue background dappled with purple; geometric rows at bottom and at aperture. Shown with gourd-shaped ceramic base finished in copper with long-stemmed flowers and foliage in low relief (N84.104.2) and cap (N84.104.3).
Gray, Nina. "The work of Tiffany Studios." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 194-201.
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
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