Estate of Lee B. Anderson - Sale 12AN01 - Lot 1378Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10am
Tiffany Studios Bronze and Favrile Glass Turtle Back Telescopic Candlestick Lamp
First quarter of the 20th century
The floriform standard with a bulbous socket, stamped TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK S982 and 434; Together with a Quezal Ribbed Glass Shade. Of bell form, in white with green leaf decoration banded in gold. Height of base 14 1/4 inches, height of shade 4 3/8 inches.
C Sold to Benefit the Lee B. Anderson Memorial Foundation
Sold for $8,125 (Includes Buyer's Premium)
Shade: the top rim edge appears to have been partially ground down along one side, however, it is not readily visually detectable, more so only by touch; the fitter rim and the rest of the shade appear to be in good condition; engraved Quezal signature; there are some pinhead size paint splatter spots on the exterior side of the shade
Base: electrified; appears to retain its original three ballscrews; the adjustable mechanism appears to be in working condition and the lug nut appears to be original; the patina is mottled dark brown and orange-red and is quite worn, dull and dirty; the three glass tiles appear to be original and in generally good condition; one tile may have had a small loss to the reverse "chunky" side, however, it is difficult to ascertain whether it has always been this way or not since each of these appears to have been originally chiseled, as made at the factory; needs to be re-wired; each of the glass jewels in the socket area appears to be in good condition
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