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"Hanging Head Dragonfly" table lamp

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"Hanging Head Dragonfly" Table Lamp with "Mosaic and Turtle-Back" base

Marks

Shade impressed "TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1507-21" Base plate impressed: "TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 355" Outer perimeter edge of underbase impressed: "7" Underside of interior rim on socket cluster unit impressed: "7" three times

Provenance

Shade: By 1989, owned by Tiffany collector Harvey Weinstein, New York; 1989, acquired by Mr. Takeo Horiuchi of Japan for The Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum Base: By 1989, owned by Leonard Trent, New York; 1989, acquired from Trent by Japaense collector Hajime Funabashi, Tokyo, Japan; late 1990s, acquired by Mr. Takeo Horiuchi of Japan for The Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum Both: 2012, sold together by Horiuchi and The Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum to Allan Michaan, Tiffany collector and auction house owner, Alemdea, California; 2012, sold by Michaan to the MFA, via Sotheby's New York. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund, Frank B. Bemis Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund, Edwin E. Jack Fund, Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund, Helen and Alice Colburn Fund, Harriet Otis Cruft Fund, Arthur Mason Knapp Fund, Ernest Kahn Fund, Helen B. Sweeney Fund, John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund, and Alice M. Barlett Fund

about 1905-1910

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 84.1 x 57.2 cm (33 1/8 x 22 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.990.1-3

Medium or Technique

Leaded glass, favrile mosaic glass, patinated bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass