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"Bookmark" floor lamp

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Title:
"Bookmark" floor lamp
Date: 
c. 1906-1910
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 77 × 26 in. (195.6 × 66 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.
Date End: 
1 910
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.36
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
Date Begin: 
1906
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group