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Tiffany Studios

"Dragonfly" Table Lamp

Auction Closed

April 22, 11:22 PM GMT


220,000 - 280,000 USD

Lot Details


Tiffany Studios

"Dragonfly" Table Lamp

circa 1905

with a rare “Dragonfly” mosaic base

leaded glass, mosaic favrile glass, patinated bronze

shade with a small early tag impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK

oil canister impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/180

17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm) high

17 in. (43.2 cm) diameter of shade

Barry Friedman, Ltd., New York
Acquired from the above

Dr. Egon Neustadt, The Lamps of Tiffany, New York, 1970, pp. 92 (for the shade) and 131 (for the base)

Alastair Duncan, Art Nouveau and Art Deco Lighting, London, 1978, p. vii (for the shade and base)

Alastair Duncan, Louis Comfort Tiffany, New York, 1992, p. 102 (for the shade and base)

Martin Eidelberg, Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Nancy A. McClelland and Lars Rachen, The Lamps of Louis Comfort Tiffany, New York, 2005, pp. 187-188 (for the shade and base)

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, pp. 14-15, 96 (for the shade and base)

Kelly A. Conway and Lindsay R. Parrott, Tiffany’s Glass Mosaics, exh. cat., The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, 2017, p. 197 (for a drawing of the model)

Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2019, p. 27 (for the base)