Estate of Lee B. Anderson - Sale 12AN01 - Lot 1388Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10am
Tiffany Studios Bronze and Turtle Back Glass Desk Lamp
First quarter of the 19th century
The domed swivel shade inset with two green iridized panels lined in opaque white, mounted on a bifurcating stem ending in a 'jeweled' domed circular foot, stamped TIFFANY STUDIOS, NEW YORK 408. Height 13 3/4 inches.
C Sold to Benefit the Lee B. Anderson Memorial Foundation
Sold for $9,375 (Includes Buyer's Premium)
One of the large outer turtle back tiles has a large vertical crack extending fully across from the top to the bottom side; one of the large white glass liner panels on the underside is also cracked in the same manner; appears to retain both of the original lug nuts that secure the shade to the arms; the size and coloration of the glass jewels decorating the foot appear to be consistent, however, the base plate was not removed and it is possible that one or more of these jewels are later replacements and not original; the patina is mottled dark green and dark brown and the wear is consistent with age and usage; socket may not be original; should be re-wired.
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