Duffner & Kimberly Peony Chandelier

Duffner Peony Chandelier
Copyright Sotheby's 2021


Property from an Important American Collection DUFFNER AND KIMBERLY "PEONY" CHANDELIER circa 1906 leaded glass, patinated bronze with plaque signed DUFFNER & KIMBERLY CO./NEW YORK 42 in. (106.7 cm) drop, 29½ in. (74.9 cm) diameter of shade


Paul Crist, Mosaic Shades Vol II, California, 2005, p.304.

Ed. According to Paul Crist in Mosaic Shades II, on Page 161, this was the first lamp appearing in the company's advertising during July of 1906. Paul suggests this shade could have been at the hand of Oliver Kimberly as its design was very different to those of Hamilton Howell.