Lot: 547

Tiffany Studios, New York
'Dragonfly' table light, 1899

Clara Driscoll Tiffany Studios, New York

H. 68 cm, Ø 52 cm. Shade designed by Clara Driscoll. Made around 1906. Leaded opal glass, cabochons, blue, green, pink and yellow. Décor: seven large dragonflies with spread wings. The lead is coppered, green and brown patina. Wings of sheet copper, structured. Foot of bronze with brown and green patina. Marked below the shade: platelet TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK, below the foot: TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK S220 443.

We would like to thank Alastair Duncan for confirming that this lamp is authentic. Provenance: Hamburg private collection.

Hammer Price: 54,000 €

141C - Auction Art Nouveau - Art Deco
21. November 2018 at 2:00 PM

Literature:

Louis C. Tiffany, Meisterwerke des amerikanischen Jugendstils, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Cologne 1999, p. 241, lot 21, photo p. 90; identical; Eidelberg/Gray/Hofer, A new Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls, New York, 2007, Clara Driscoll received a bronze medal for her Dragonfly lamp with arched shade at the Paris World Fair 1900.