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"Bookmark" floor lamp

"Bookmark" floor lamp
"Bookmark" floor lamp
"Bookmark" floor lamp
"Bookmark" floor lamp
"Bookmark" floor lamp
Title
"Bookmark" floor lamp
Date 
c. 1906-1910
Medium 
Glass, bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 26 × 79 in. (66 × 200.7 cm)
Description 
Leaded glass and bronze "Bookmark" floor lamp; 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. Bronze floriform floor lamp base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number 
N84.36
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