Tiffany Studios Moorish Style Bronze and Favrile Glass Turtleback Hanging Lantern
Of triangular form with a ring shaped mount, with four sides, each upper part decorated with a stack of graduated coiled wires and small balls, the lower part inset with an iridized turtleback tile, in translucent green colored glass, the hinged bottom panel also inset with a turtleback tile, signed L.C.T. Height 12 1/4 inches, width 5 1/4 inches, depth 5 1/4 inches.
Estate of Lee B. Anderson
Gifted to Consignor, 2012.
For an illustration of this rare model, see Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware: An Illustrated Reference to Over 2,000 Models, New Edition, pg. 326, fig. 1308.
For a pair of these lanterns sold at auction, see Sotheby's, New York, The Geyer Collection: Masterworks of Tiffany and Prewar Design, December 11, 2018, lot 20.
"Da Lee Anderson, Il Collezionista," in Casa Vogue, June 1985, no. 64, pgs. 172-5.
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