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1907

  • Work on this object began.

1968

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2021

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Lamp Shade

This is a Lamp shade. It was designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany and made by Tiffany Studios. It is dated 1907 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is favrile glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Lyall Dean. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Lyall Dean.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a): 12.2 x 9.7 cm (4 13/16 x 3 13/16 in.) H x diam. (b): 12.7 x 9.9 cm (5 in. x 3 7/8 in.) H x diam. (c): 12.8 x 10.1 cm (5 1/16 in. x 4 in.) H x diam. (d): 12.4 x 9.8 cm (4 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.) H x diam. (e): 12 x 9.8 cm (4 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

(a/e) Scratch-incised initials on bottom rim: "L.C.T."

Cite this object as

Lamp Shade; Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848–1933); favrile glass; H x diam. (a): 12.2 x 9.7 cm (4 13/16 x 3 13/16 in.) H x diam. (b): 12.7 x 9.9 cm (5 in. x 3 7/8 in.) H x diam. (c): 12.8 x 10.1 cm (5 1/16 in. x 4 in.) H x diam. (d): 12.4 x 9.8 cm (4 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.) H x diam. (e): 12 x 9.8 cm (4 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Lyall Dean; 1968-55-3-d

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