Tiffany Studios, Dragonfly Chandelier

This lamp appeared in Christies December 1995 auction of items from the collection of Dr Frank Stanton.

The broad conical shade decorated with nine dragonflies, their bodies in hunter green, with amber 'jewel' eyes, their wings in striated mauve and blue with delicate openwork bronze overlay, against a mottled and striated royal blue ground shading to pale blue and milky white below, interspersed with blue and amber rippled glass, set with royal blue and turquoise, emerald and pale green, and pink cabochon 'jewels', the ground flanked by upper and lower bands of mottled royal blue and emerald green rippled glass, with beaded border, tag stamped TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 613-1

29" diameter of shade

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