Tiffany Studios, Zodiac Lamp, 1899-1920
This lamp appeared in Sotheby's June 1996 auction of items from the Collection of Roy Warshawsky.
The large domical shade set with six round dep emerald-green turtleback tiles within mottled green brickwork intertwining borders against mottled medium blue opalescent glass fields, also set with various mottled round tiles in amber and green glass, overlaid on the exterior with pierced bronze filigree with entrelac designs and the various signs of the Zodiac, the outer borders in amber and brich-red striated opalescent glass, raised on a columnar standard cast with geometric designs, continuing to the base, has finial, brown-green patina; shade impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1908, base impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/528. Height 28", diameter 26"
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