Overall (height, diameter): 20 × 13 in. (50.8 × 33 cm)
stamped: on metal tag inside shade: "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 515"
stamped on underside of base: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 515"
Gilt bronze and leaded glass "Venetian" desk lampshade; shade made up of 3 horizontal and 16 vertical rows of mosaic motifs; first row of large ellipses, second row of squared cross and diamond design, third row of ovals with foliate design; glass colors include gold in the borders and background, and accents of bright blue, green, and red. Shown with gilt bronze base (N84.28.2) with openwork section at top; central octagonal column with foliate decoration, and stepped platform set with green jewels; and with cap (N84.28.3).
Gift of Dr. Egon Neustadt
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