A Good Tiffany Favrile Glass and Gilt-Bronze Elizabethan
From Sotheby's June 1996 auction of items from the Warshawsky Corporate collection.
The shade of octagonal paneled form, each panel composed of scrolling arabesques in mottled yellow-green opalescent glass and set with jewel-like glass cabochons in amber, red, green and blue, against a ground of deepest purple textured glass; raised on a twisted vine base, has finial, shade impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS N.Y. 1954, base impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/443. Height 26 1/2", diameter 24".
One of the first lamps to enter the collection, Mr. Warshawsky purchased it at auction in Enhgland, reputedly formerly from the collection of King Farouk.
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