Tiffany Studios, Favrile Glass and Bronze Tulip Lamp, 1899-1928

Sotheby's November 1991 auction.

The domical shade composed of a pattern of upright tulip blossoms and leafage, the flowerheads of various shades of pink, rose and violet striated opalescent glass, the leaves and stems in various shades of mottled and striated green and white opalescent glass, against a pale teal blue sky, raised on a three-armed support above an oil can insert fitting into a bulbous bronze base, has finial. Shade impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1535, base impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK. Height 17 3/4", diameter 14".