Lot 73

TIFFANY STUDIOS 24 1/2 GREEN CURTAIN BORDER

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TIFFANY STUDIOS 24 1/2 GREEN CURTAIN BORDER

Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000

September 27, 2008 11:00 AM EDT
Pittsfield, MA, US

Description:

TIFFANY STUDIOS 24 1/2" GREEN CURTAIN BORDER FLOOR LAMP. The shade shows a staggered geometric pattern running from the top down to the border, formed in green and white striated glass with a lightly mottled surface. Ending the domical curve of the shade is a geometric border, in the same quadrangular glass, showing a smaller geometric pattern under a border of 48 stylized diamonds in a single row, depicted a slightly translucent deep green. The lower border shows the strait panel main curtain pattern. It is shown in this same striated, slightly translucent glass, cut into 3 1/8" long pieces. The bottom rim is fitted with a 5/8" thick bronze border. The under side is fitted with 6 vertical reinforcement ribs, very common in Tiffany's larger shades, and the signature is on two metal tags, Tiffany Studios - New York. The original Tiffany shade is topped with a large reticulated dome heat cap with a long pigtail finial. The shade sits on a standard floor base. The base has a 16" round platform on 4 feet, it is molded with stylized leaves which taper out to vertical ribs running up the stem. The top of the base shows a 6 light spherical cluster on vertical wavy arms. Signed Tiffany Studios New York 376. The shade is an original Tiffany curtain border. However, the base and cap are later adaptations. 24.5"W x 80"H.
Estimated Value $25,000 - 35,000.

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