Tiffany Studios, Miniature Wisteria Lamp, 1899-1920

Sotheby's New York Auction 1991

The deep domical shade with irregular lower border composed of a pattern of clusters of pendent wisteria blossoms and leafage in striated cobalt and purplish blue opalescent glass with leafage in shades of green striated glass, suspended from a network of branches, raised on a tree trunk base with gnarled overlapping roots at the circular base, shade impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/New York, base impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/7805. Damage to leading at one side, several cracked tiles. Height 17", diameter 10 1/2"