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Rare Tiffany Studios “Jade Ring” Table Lamp

$ 74,000
  • Description
    Rare Tiffany Studios Leaded Glass and Patinated Bronze Geometric Table Lamp, circa 1910. This is a rare one of a kind early Tiffany Studios large table lamp that is illustrated in Alastair Duncan’s catalog Raisonne. This lamp is the cutlass one photographed in his catalog. The previous owner named the lamp; The Jade Ring lamp for the jade glass circular bracelets that encircle the shade framing the most beautiful blue, green and turquoise glass round panels. According to four Tiffany Studios experts; this is a one of a kind TSNY lamp. If you don't want to be like everyone else; this is the lamp for you! Marks to base: Tiffany Studios, NEW YORK, 532 27 x 18 inches (68.6 x 45.7 cm) LITERATURE: Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps & Metalware: An illustrated reference to over 2000 models, p. 148, fig. 619. Exhibitions: Museum Of The Alber Marl. NC 2018 Treyon Palace. Newborn, NC 2018 North Carolina Museum Of History. Raleigh, NC 2018 The History Museum. Southbend, IN 2019 History Museum. Greensboro, NC 2019 Condition: Very good condition with 4-5 small panels with tight lines. Loss of patina on leading on the shade could use a good cleaning. Base with a nice rich chocolate reddish green patina. Expected scratches and blemishes commensurate of age and use. AVANTIQUES is dedicated to providing an exclusive curated collection of Fine Arts, Paintings, Bronzes, Asian treasures, Art Glass and Antiques. Our inventory represents time-tested investment quality items with everlasting decorative beauty. We look forward to your business and appreciate any reasonable offers. All of our curated items are vetted and guaranteed authentic and as described. Avantiques only deals in original antiques and never reproductions. We stand behind our treasures with a full money back return policy if the items are not as described. Please also consider Avantiques eclectic Art Glass and Pate De Verre collection including Emile Galle, Daum Nancy, Schneider, Argy Rousseau, Almeric Walter, D’Argental, St Louis, Decorchemont, and Louis Comfort Tiffany Studios. We strive to collect the highest quality glass pieces in exceptional condition.

    The hand-crafted kerosene and early electric lighting fixtures created at Tiffany Studios now rank among the most coveted decorative objects in the world. Tiffany designs of any kind are emblematic of taste and craftsmanship, and Tiffany glass refers to far more than stained-glass windows and decorative glass objects. The iconic multimedia manufactory’s offerings include stained-glass floor lamps, chandeliers and enameled metal vases. The most recognizable and prized of its works are antique Tiffany Studios table lamps.

    The name Tiffany generally prompts thoughts of two things: splendid gifts in robin’s-egg blue boxes and exquisite stained glass. In 1837, Charles Lewis Tiffany founded the former — Tiffany & Co., one of America’s most prominent purveyors of luxury goods — while his son, Louis Comfort Tiffany, is responsible for exemplars of the latter.

    Louis was undoubtedly the most influential and accomplished American decorative artist in the decades that spanned the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Rather than join the family business, he studied painting with several teachers, notably the scenic painter Samuel Colman, while spending long periods touring Europe and North Africa. Though he painted his entire career, visits to continental churches sparked a passionate interest in stained glass. Tiffany began experimenting with the material and in 1875 opened a glass factory-cum-laboratory in Corona, Queens — the core of what eventually became Tiffany Studios.

    In his glass designs, Tiffany embraced the emerging Art Nouveau movement and its sinuous, naturalistic forms and motifs. By 1902, along with glass, Tiffany was designing stained-glass lamps and chandeliers as well as enameled metal vases, boxes and bowls, and items such as desk sets and candlesticks. Today such pieces epitomize the rich aesthetics of their era.

    The lion’s share of credit for Tiffany Studios table lamps and other fixtures has gone to Louis. However, it was actually Clara Driscoll (1861–1944), an Ohio native and head of the Women’s Glass Cutting Department for 17 years, who was the genius behind the Tiffany lamps that are most avidly sought by today’s collectors. A permanent gallery of Tiffany lamps at the New-York Historical Society celebrates the anonymous women behind the desirable fixtures.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Notes: Marks to base: Tiffany Studios, NEW YORK, 532
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1900-1919
    Materials: Art Glass, Bronze, Cast, Hand-Crafted
    Condition: Good. Very good condition with 4-5 small panels with tight lines. Loss of patina on leading on the shade could use a good cleaning. Base with a nice rich chocolate reddish green patina. Expected scratches and blemishes commensurate of age and use.
    Creation Date: circa 1910
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Art Nouveau
    Incollect Reference #: 638079
  • Dimensions
    H. 27 in; Diam. 18 in;
    H. 68.58 cm; Diam. 45.72 cm;
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