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"Bell Lamp and Lotus Shade" desk lamp

Object Number: 
N84.32.1
Date: 
ca. 1900-1906
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 21 1/4 × 16 1/2 in. (54 × 41.9 cm)
Marks: 
stamped on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 422" stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK"
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze "Bell Lamp and Lotus Shade" desk lamp; ridged "Lotus" shade with 16 ribs radiating from top; composed of quadrangles of striated green leaded glass. "Bell" base (N84.32.2) has two bronze arms which curve outward and meet at top of shade, forming harp shade; base of arms set into circular fluted platform raised on four ball feet.
Gallery Label: 
This shade and base sold as a unit for $90. It was listed on Tiffany Studios' 1906 price list but was discontinued by 1910.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group