Property from a Private Collection
“SPIDER” TABLE LAMP
with a "Mushroom" base and "Spider" finial
leaded glass, patinated bronze
shade impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK
base impressed 5231/TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK
17¾ in. (45.1 cm) high
15⅛ in. (38.6 cm) diameter of shade
Overall in very good condition. The shade with approximately 4 cracks dispersed throughout, stable. The shade with some surface soiling concentrated to the contours adjacent to the leadlines, consistent with age. The “Mushroom” base is in very good condition, displaying fine casting and details. The bronze surfaces with scattered minor surface scratches and abrasions, and with some surface soiling and minor oxidation concentrated to the recessed contours of the design, consistent with age and gentle handling. With period sockets and a period “Spider” finial in very good condition.
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.