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Tiffany Studios New York "Drophead Dragonfly" Table Lamp

This Tiffany Studios New York glass and bronze “Drophead Dragonfly” table lamp features a leaded glass shade depicting turquoise green dragonflies with mottled turquoise, honey and whiskey colored wings, against a graduated turquoise, green, red and amber shade; further adorned with whiskey, honey and ruby colored glass “jewels." The shade sits atop a patinated bronze "Tree Trunk" base.

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Item #: L-19894
Artist: Tiffany Studios New York
Country: United States
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 33" height, 22" diameter
Materials: Leaded glass, Bronze
Shade Signed: ''1507 Tiffany Studios New York"
Base Signed: "Tiffany Studios New York 550"
Literature: Similar bases pictured in Tiffany Lamps and Metalware: An illustrated reference to over 2000 models, by Alastair Duncan, Woodbridge: Suffolk: Antique Collectors’ Club, 1988, pp. 67-69, plate 254-259, 261

We now know that the famed "Drophead Dragonfly" table lamp was designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany's little known cohort of female designers, the self-styled "Tiffany Girls" who have now been the subject of many major museum exhibitions. Macklowe Gallery is proud to represent the work of their leader, Clara Driscoll, as well as all the women of Tiffany Studios New York.

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