auction December 5th, 1998, Important Works Of Art by Louis Comfort Tiffany.
broad shallow domical shade composed of boughs of azalea leafage in various
shades of green striated and mottled opalescent glass, with clusters of
blossoms and buds in rose, crimson, pink and white striated opalescent
glass, against a ground of golden amber and white mottled glass centered
by a turtleback-textured amber irridescent glass tile, has gilt-bronze
fittings and patina, impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK. diameter 24"
....This unusual and probably specially ordered design, reflected the
southern owners' preference for the seldom seen native azalea pattern.
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