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"Crown" table lamp

Object Number: 
N84.35.1
Date: 
ca. 1900-1910
Medium: 
Bronze, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall (height, diameter): 20 3/4 × 12 1/2 in. (52.7 × 31.8 cm)
Marks: 
stamped on metal tag inside crown: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK"
Description: 
Bronze and leaded glass "Crown" table lampshade consists of a jewel-studded crown shade; top of shade formed of rows of golden glass rectangles with round yellow turtleback embedded at top center; upper and lower edges of crown have rows of white pearls; central area contains red, blue, and yellow stones in diversified geometric patterns. Shown with cast bronze tripod base (N84.35.2) with three winged sphinx supports resting on stylized animal legs; hooves rest on triangular platform; scrollwork connects three sphinxes to central ring.
Gallery Label: 
This lamp may have been a special order or an experimental effort of Tiffany Studios.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Provenance: 
Lillian Nassau
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group