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Tiffany Studios New York "Jeweled Geometric" Chandelier

This Tiffany Studios New York "Jeweled Geometric" leaded glass and bronze chandelier features an enticing shade, composed primarily of geometric glass tiles graduating from sky blue to yellow to ruby. This exquisite pattern is beautifully adorned and accented with iridescent glass beads of various colors, imitating the appearance of alluring cabochon jewels.

Originally designed by Tiffany exclusively as a plafonnier, this shade had been displayed as a table lamp prior to its most recent acquisition. In today’s world nearly all Tiffany chandeliers are lacking original Tiffany hardware or any Tiffany hanging parts at all. In some cases the chandeliers were originally  made with kerosene lighting that was discarded with the widespread adoption of electricity. More frequently, original Tiffany hanging parts were left behind when the shades were taken to a new residence. Referencing an original Tiffany design found in historical literature, we brought the light back to its former glory as a chandelier, with a handmade suspension mechanism.


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  • Curator's Notes

Item #: L-20680
Artist: Tiffany Studios New York
Country: United States
Circa: 1905
Dimensions: 22.25" diameter, 46" length (with chain)
Materials: Favrile glass, Bronze
Shade Signed: Tiffany Studios New York
Literature: Dr. Egon Neustadt, The Lamps of Tiffany, New York, 1970, p. 177 (for the base), William Feldstein, Jr. and Alastair Duncan, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios, New York, 1983, pp. 27 (for the shade) and 127 (for the base), Robert Koch, Louis C. Tiffany: The Collected Works of Robert Koch, Atglen, PA, 2001, p. 243 (for the base), Martin Eidelberg, Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Nancy A. McClelland and Lars Rachen, The Lamps of Louis Comfort Tiffany, New York, 2005, p. 86 (for the base), Marilyn A. Johnson, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages, London, 2005, p. 161 (for the base), Margaret K. Hofer and Rebecca Klassen, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios: Nature Illuminated, New York, 2016, pp. 53 (for the base), Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2019, p. 92, nos. 352 (for the shade and base pairing) and 353 (for the base)

Louis Comfort Tiffany was fascinated by the magic of gemstones just as he was by the mystery of glass, and he often played with their shared characteristics by combining the two, or, in this very special case, casting one to capture the beauty of another.