Sale 12AN01 | Lot 1388

Tiffany Studios Bronze and Turtle Back Glass Desk Lamp

Catalogue: Estate of Lee B. Anderson

Lot Details

Lot 1388
Tiffany Studios Bronze and Turtle Back Glass Desk Lamp
First quarter of the 19th century
The domed swivel shade inset with two green iridized panels lined in opaque white, mounted on a bifurcating stem ending in a 'jeweled' domed circular foot, stamped TIFFANY STUDIOS, NEW YORK 408. Height 13 3/4 inches.

C Sold to Benefit the Lee B. Anderson Memorial Foundation

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $9,375 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

One of the large outer turtle back tiles has a large vertical crack extending fully across from the top to the bottom side; one of the large white glass liner panels on the underside is also cracked in the same manner; appears to retain both of the original lug nuts that secure the shade to the arms; the size and coloration of the glass jewels decorating the foot appear to be consistent, however, the base plate was not removed and it is possible that one or more of these jewels are later replacements and not original; the patina is mottled dark green and dark brown and the wear is consistent with age and usage; socket may not be original; should be re-wired.

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $9,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estate of Lee B. Anderson

Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 10am EDT
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