"Bookmark" floor lamp

Title:
"Bookmark" floor lamp
Date: 
ca. 1906-1910
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 77 × 26 in. (195.6 × 66 cm)
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze "Bookmark" lampshade; 26" domed shade with elaborate apron consisting of 8 circular motifs representing colophons of master printers; upper border composed of rectangular strips of green glass interrupted by tiny round and square jewels of different colors. Shown with bronze floriform floor lamp base (N84.36.2) and cap (N84.36.3).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.36.1
Marks: 
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK" stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 376"
Gallery Label: 
The "Bookmark" shade, featuring emblems of early master printers, was especially suitable for lighting a bibliophile's library. Matching desk set pieces in the Bookmark pattern, such as inkwells, letter holders, and picture frames, were also available at the Tiffany Studios showroom.
Provenance: 
Lillian Nassau Ltd., 1968
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group