Lot 228
  • 228

TIFFANY STUDIOS | "Peony" Table Lamp

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 USD
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Description

  • Tiffany Studios
  • "Peony" Table Lamp
  • shade impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1505-37base impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/397
  • leaded glass, patinated bronze
  • 31 1/2  in. (80 cm) high as shown22 1/2  in. (57.2 cm) diameter of shade
  • circa 1910
with a telescoping reticulated “Queen Anne’s Lace” base

Provenance

For the shade:
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, April 1, 1977, lot 122
Charles R. Wood Foundation, Glen Falls, NY
Sotheby's New York, June 8, 2005, lot 182
The Geyer Collection
Sotheby's New York, December 15, 2012, lot 226
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Dr. Egon Neustadt, The Lamps of Tiffany, New York, 1970, pp. 151-153 (for the shade)
Alastair Duncan, Tiffany At Auction, New York, 1981, pp. 85 and 112 (for the shade)
William Feldstein, Jr. and Alastair Duncan, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios, New York, 1983, p. 17 (for the shade)
Takeo Horiuchi, ed., The World of Louis Comfort Tiffany: A Selection from the Anchorman Collection, Nagoya, Japan, 1994, p. 77 (for the identical shade and base pairing)
Vivienne Couldrey, The Art of Louis Comfort Tiffany, Secaucus, NJ, 1997, p. 183 (for the shade)
Alastair Duncan, Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum Collection, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2004, p. 301 (for the identical shade and base pairing)
Martin Eidelberg, Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Nancy A. McClelland and Lars Rachen, The Lamps of Louis Comfort Tiffany, New York, 2005, p. 155 (for the shade)
Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2007, pp. 73, 155 and 213 (for the shade)
Martin Eidelberg, Nina Gray and Margaret K. Hofer, A New Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls, exh. cat., New York Historical Society, 2007, p. 46, fig. 17 (for the shade)
David A. Hanks, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Treasures from the Driehaus Collection, New York, 2013, p. 20 (for the shade)
Timeless Beauty, The Art of Louis Comfort Tiffany, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Atglen, PA, 2016, p. 120 (for the shade)
Margaret K. Hofer and Rebecca Klassen, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated, New York, 2016, pp. 107 (for the shade) and 108 (for the identical shade and base pairing)
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