Sale 16BE02 | Lot 477

Tiffany Studios Bronze and Favrile Leaded Glass Leaf and Vine Lamp

Catalogue: Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts
Tiffany Studios Bronze and Favrile Leaded Glass Leaf and Vine Lamp

Lot Details

Lot 477
Tiffany Studios Bronze and Favrile Leaded Glass Leaf and Vine Lamp
Circa 1910-15
The domed shade comprised of six geometric bands in mottled semi-opaque green and white slag glass, continuing to a lower section with a meandering ivy vine issuing alternating upright or downturned leaves in mottled amber, orange and green acorn-shaped leaves, tag stamped TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK, on a canister urn-form base contained within a ring-shaped mount supported by incurved legs ending in lion paw feet and a circular plinth, stamped TIFFANY STUDIOS 5089, three light sockets, pierced metal cap. Height overall 25 1/2 inches, height of shade 6 1/2 inches, diameter of shade 16 1/2 inches.
Provenance:
Christie's, New York, 20th Century Decorative Arts and Design, Including Property from the Estates of Gladys and Robert Koch, March 9, 2004, lot 375, Property of a Santa Barbara Collector
Sotheby's, New York, June 17, 2002, lot 501.


Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $10,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Shade: Appears to be in generally good condition; a few individual glass segments have hairline cracks consistent with age and usage; approximately 3 (2 geometric shape and 1 amber leaf shape) of the glass segment are fractured otherwise the hairline cracks are tight; the shade is nice and tight; appears in the round; the leading has a darkish brown/ almost black coloration; there is no obvious or apparent indication of any solder repair, alteration or substitution to the glass segments on the shade; the shade sits securely with in the three arm supports

Base: Appears to be in generally good condition; appears to retain original 3 light sockets; each of the on/ off switches are marked G.E Co.; each light socket appears to be in working condition; each of the port arms appear to be straight; there is extensive wear and mottling to the patina which now has a mottled rust/orange and green and brown appearance; there is extensive wear, dulling and rubbing to the circular base plate, consistent with usage and age

The pierced metal cap appears to be a later replacement



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: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $10,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts

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