Dragonfly Leaded Glass Lampshade on a Bronze, Mozaic
Favrile Glass and Turtle-Back Tile Table Base
The Christies's auction of December 14th, 1985, items from the Joel Schur collection.
hemispherical shade with a band of nine inverted dragonflies at the lower
irregular rim, their abdomens in mottled blue with filigreed turquoise
wings and emerald green eyes, the green background shading to a brilliant
purple-brown at the upper rim and set with sapphire blue and emerald green
glass jewels, impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1507; the baluster base
inset at the shoulder with a band of eight green turtle-back tiles above
alternating panels of midnight blue mosaic tesserae shading to green at
the circular foot, impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK (twice) 5858, with
internal illumination. 22" diameter, 33 1/4" high.
©1985, Christie's New York, all rights reserved.