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Tiffany Studios, "Bell" Desk Lamp

Property from a New York Collection

Tiffany Studios, "Bell" Desk Lamp

Tiffany Studios, "Bell" Desk Lamp

Tiffany Studios

"Bell" Desk Lamp


circa 1910

favrile glass, patinated bronze

shade engraved L.C. Tiffany-Favrile

base impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/419

13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm) high

7 in. (17.8 cm) diameter of shade

Overall in very good condition. The favrile glass shade with scattered minor air bubbles, particulate inclusions and surface irregularities inherent in the making and not visually distracting. The shade with one exposed air bubble inherent in the making, measuring approximately ⅜ inches long and not visually distracting. The upper aperture of the shade with a minute edge fleck not visible when the shade is assembled to the base. The bronze base throughout with scattered minor surface scratches, abrasions and wear to the patina consistent with age and gentle handling. Minor traces of oxidation and light soiling concentrated to the recessed contours of the design. With a period socket.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Hindman Auctions, Chicago, May 2, 2010, lot 1266

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2019, pp. 99, no. 384, 144, no. 582 and 211, no. 823 (for the base)