COUNTER-BALANCE FLOOR LAMP
favrile glass, patinated bronze
shade engraved L.C.T.
base impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/681
54 in. (137.2 cm) high
10⅛ in. (25.7 cm) diameter of shade
Overall in very good condition. The shade with scattered minor air bubbles, particulate inclusions and surface irregularities, inherent in the making, and with some scattered fine and minor surface scratches, consistent with age and gentle handling. The shade with some minor chips around the upper aperture, not visible when the shade is assembled. The base is in very good condition with scattered minor surface scratches, abrasions, minor discolorations and some light wear, consistent with age and gentle handling. With a replaced socket.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Sotheby's New York, December 6, 1996, lot 519
Acquired from the above by the present owner