Dragonfly 3 Light Double Lit Table Lamp 18" Shade
Overall Width (in)18.00
Overall Height (in)26.00
Light Bulb Types Two 60w medium bulbs & one 7w candelabra bulb
Switch Type Pull chain & on-cord rotary
Est. Glass Beads67.00
Overall Materials Copper-foiled glass, glass & resin bronze finish base
In the style of Tiffany. The most famous was the stained leaded glass lamp. ... Due to Tiffany's dominant influence on the style, the term 'Tiffany lamp' or 'Tiffany style lamp' is often used to refer to stained leaded glass lamps. This work is in the style of
Louis Comfort Tiffany. Original Tiffany lamps can cost literally hundreds of thousands of dollars. More information on the Louis Comfort Tiffany's company:
A Tiffany lamp is a type of lamp with a glass shade made with glass designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany and his design studio. The most famous was the stained leaded glass lamp. Tiffany lamps are considered part of the Art Nouveau movement.
The first Tiffany lamp was created around 1895. Each lamp was handmade by skilled craftsmen, not mass- or machine-produced. Its designer was not, as had been thought for over 100 years, Louis Comfort Tiffany, but a previously unrecognized artist named Clara Driscoll who was identified in 2007 by Rutgers professor Martin Eidelberg as being the master designer behind the most creative and valuable leaded glass lamps produced by Tiffany Studios.
Tiffany's first business venture was an interior design firm in New York City, for which he designed stained glass windows.
Tiffany lamps gained popularity after the Worlds Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, where Tiffany displayed his lamps in a Byzantine-like chapel. His presentation caught the eye of many people, most notably Wilhelm Bode and Julius Lessing, directors of state museums in Berlin. Lessing purchased a few pieces to display in the Museum of Decorative Arts, making it the first European museum to own Tiffany glass. Though Tiffany's work was popular in Germany, other countries, such as France, were not as taken by it because of its relation to American crafts. Tiffany was only able to break into the French market by having the production of his works taken over by Siegfried Bing, with the assistance of many French artists. Without Bing’s access and contacts in Europe, Tiffany would not have had as much success selling his works to a European audience. Tiffany’s success throughout Europe was largely due to the success of his works in the German and Austro-Hungarian markets through a series of exhibitions beginning in 1897 at the International Art Exhibition in Dresden. After the partnership between Tiffany and Bing ended, interest in Tiffany products began to slowly decline in Europe.