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Tiffany Studios Crocus Table Lamp

$ 21,000
  • Description
    Tiffany Studios "Crocus" Table circa 1900 Leaded glass, patinated bronze Kerosene base electrified. Shade impressed "Tiffany Studios, New York" Base impressed "Tiffany Studios, New York, 29938" Height: 23 in. high, Shade: 14 1/2 in. diameter Condition: The shade is in very good condition with only two single line cracks in the flower petals. Could be cleaned. The base with minor surface scratches, abrasions and discolorations to the patina commensurate with age. Later heat cap. 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.

    Tiffany Studios
    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: Shade impressed "Tiffany Studios, New York" Base impressed "Tiffany Studios, New York, 29938"
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1900-1919
    Materials: Art Glass, Bronze, Cast, Hand-Crafted
    Condition: Good. Rewired: Originally base was kerosene and was electrified. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Creation Date: circa 1900
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Art Nouveau
    Incollect Reference #: 642208
  • Dimensions
    H. 23 in; Diam. 14.5 in;
    H. 58.42 cm; Diam. 36.83 cm;
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