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"Elizabethan" shade on library base

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Title:
"Elizabethan" shade on library base
Date: 
c.1910-1913
Medium: 
Glass, bronze
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 × 25 in. (58.4 × 63.5 cm)
Description: 
Leaded glass and bronze cone-shaped "Elizabethan" shade made up of eight panels; background of purplish-blue composed of double layer of glass, with arabesque decoration in yellow glass; studded with purple jewels; on bronze 4-legged claw feet library base.
Date End: 
1 913
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
Object Number: 
N84.31
Gallery Label: 
Intricate twisting shapes, double layers of glass, and inset jewels make this shade a particularly good example of Tiffany Studios' high standards of workmanship.
Date Begin: 
1910
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group