Tiffany Studios New York "Laburnum" Floor Lamp
This Tiffany Studios New York "Laburnum" floor lamp is a much celebrated piece that features a simple but multi-hued, multi-faceted, and expertly-applied color palette that allows each compositional element of the piece to play its own wonderful part. The richly brown tangle of branches that begin at the apex of the shade bring the eye downward through a resolute and deeply hued blue background, accented by variously colored green leaves, before reaching the wonderfully yellow laburnum bloom. Perhaps the most visually interesting aspect of the shade is its unique border, which ripples and undulates, following the outline of the bunches of blooms of the laburnum flower. The beautiful composition rests on a brightly gilt bronze floor base.
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Item #: YL-19628
Artist: Tiffany Studios New York
Dimensions: 63.75" height, 24" diameter
Materials: Leaded glass, Gilt bronze
Shade signed: "Tiffany Studios NY 1937"
Base signed: ''Tiffany Studios New York 387''
Provenance: Private Milanese Collection, circa 1930
Exhibition History/Literature: Similar floor lamp pictured in A new light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls, by Eidelberg, Martin, Nina Gray, Martin K. Hofer, and Clara Driscoll, 2007, New York: New York Historical Society, p. 192, fig. 100, on the occasion of the exhibition "A New Light on Tiffany," organized by the New York Historical Society, and on view February 23, 2007 to May 28, 2007