Lot 301
  • 301

Tiffany Studios

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • Tiffany Studios
  • A Rare “Turtle-Back” Wall Sconce
  • leaded glass and patinated bronze
with the original elaborately decorated wall plate

Provenance

Private Collection, Pennsylvania
Craftsman Auctions, Lambertville, New Jersey, June 15, 2008, lot 410

Literature

Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2007, p. 333, no. 1324

Catalogue Note


This rare form is characterized by its masterfully executed coiled wire decoration and beauty of the iridized Turtle-Back tiles. All elements of the sconce are elegantly proportioned to create a harmonious overall composition.  The present lot is distinguished because it retains its original elaborate wall plate with applied bronze decoration.
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