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Vintage Tiffany Style Leaded Glass Lamp Shade c.1970

Vintage Tiffany Style Leaded Glass Lamp Shade
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  • Vintage Tiffany Style Leaded Glass Lamp Shade
  • Vintage Tiffany Style Leaded Glass Lamp Shade
  • Vintage Tiffany Style Leaded Glass Lamp Shade
  • Vintage Tiffany Style Leaded Glass Lamp Shade
  • Vintage Tiffany Style Leaded Glass Lamp Shade
  • Vintage Tiffany Style Leaded Glass Lamp Shade
  • Vintage Tiffany Style Leaded Glass Lamp Shade
  • Vintage Tiffany Style Leaded Glass Lamp Shade
Ref:05596
Price: £325.00
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This is a beautiful leaded glass lamp shade in Art Nouveau styledating from the last quarter of the 20th century.

The design of the shade is in the manner of the iconic Tiffany lamp.

The shade is beautifully decorated with floral motifs.

Provenance: It was purchased from Christopher Wray in the Kings Road, London in the 1970s.

Add a touch of class to your surroundings with this beautiful lampshade.

 

Condition:

In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation of condition.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 30 x Width 51 x Depth 51

Dimensions in inches:

Height 1 foot x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches

Tiffany lamp -
is a type of lamp with a glass shade made with glass designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany and his design studio. The most famous was the stained leaded glass lamp. Tiffany lamps are considered part of the Art Nouveau movement.

The first Tiffany lamp was created around 1895. Each lamp was handmade by skilled craftsmen, not mass- or machine-produced. Its designer was not, as had been thought for over 100 years, Louis Comfort Tiffany, but a previously unrecognized artist named Clara Driscoll was identified in 2007 by Rutgers professor Martin Eidelberg as being the master designer behind the most creative and valuable leaded glass lamps produced by Tiffany Studios.

Tiffany's first business venture was an interior design firm in New York, for which he designed stained glass windows.

Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).

Satinwood

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

Our reference: 05596

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