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Tiffany Studios

"Poppy" Table Lamp

Auction Closed

April 22, 11:22 PM GMT


180,000 - 240,000 USD

Lot Details


Tiffany Studios

"Poppy" Table Lamp

circa 1905

with a rare "Cattail Pond Lily" base

leaded glass, patinated bronze

shade impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/1531-10

oil canister impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/3540

25 in. (63.5 cm) high

21 in. (53.3 cm) diameter of shade

Barry Friedman, Ltd., New York
Acquired from the above, 1986

Dr. Egon Neustadt, The Lamps of Tiffany, New York, 1970, p. 110 (for the shade)

Alastair Duncan, Tiffany At Auction, New York, 1981, p. 65, no. 177 (for the shade and base) and p. 88, no. 236 (for the base)

William Feldstein, Jr. and Alastair Duncan, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios, New York, 1983, p. 133 (for the base)

Alastair Duncan, Fin de Siècle Masterpieces from the Silverman Collection, New York, 1989, pp. 39 (for the base) and 40-41 (for the shade)

Robert Koch, Louis C. Tiffany's Glass, Bronzes, Lamps: A Complete Collector's Guide, New York, 1989, p. 125 (for the base)

Alastair Duncan, Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum Collection, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2004, p. 294 (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. 131 (for the shade), 163 and 175 (for the 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, p. 54 (for the base)

David A. Hanks, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection, exh. cat., Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago, 2013, p. 53 (for the base)

Margaret K. Hofer and Rebecca Klassen, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated, New York, 2016, p. 47 (for the base)

Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2019, p. 55 (for the base) and 58 (for the shade)