Important Design

Important Design

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Property from the Cycad Collection

Tiffany Studios

"Wisteria" Table Lamp

Auction Closed

June 6, 04:43 PM GMT


400,000 - 600,000 USD

Lot Details


Tiffany Studios

"Wisteria" Table Lamp

circa 1905

with a "Tree" base

leaded glass, patinated bronze


mounting post on underside of shade crown impressed 10117

top of base column impressed 10117

underside of perimeter base cushion impressed 10117 and 1

base plate impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/10117

27 ¼ in. (69.2 cm) high

18 ⅜ in. (46.7 cm) diameter of shade

Acquired by Teddy and Arthur Edelman, circa 1950

Sotheby's New York, May 24, 2018, lot 325

Acquired from the above by the present owner

William Feldstein, Jr. and Alastair Duncan, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios, New York, 1983, pp. 36-37

Egon Neustadt, The Lamps of Tiffany, New York, 1990, p. 218

Alastair Duncan, Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum Collection, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2004, pp. 17 (for an in situ photograph of the shade) and 292-293

Marilynn A. Johnson, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages, London, 2005, p. 186

Martin Eidelberg, Nina Gray and Margaret K. Hofer, A New Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls, London, 2007, pp. 48-49

Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2019, p. 77, no. 287