TIFFANY STUDIOS
RARE AND IMPORTANT "IRIS" LANTERN, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1905

Leaded glass and patinated bronze. The back of the door with scratched numbers: "255"

H: 24 in., Dia: 14 in. (lantern) L: 60 in. (maximum drop)

Provenance: Property of a Chester County, Pennsylvania Institution.
Gift of Dr. Charles Elbert Hoffman, a Prominent Philadelphia Pharmacist, circa 1960.

Sold for $370,000
Estimated at $300,000 - $500,000


 

Leaded glass and patinated bronze. The back of the door with scratched numbers: "255"

H: 24 in., Dia: 14 in. (lantern) L: 60 in. (maximum drop)

Provenance: Property of a Chester County, Pennsylvania Institution.
Gift of Dr. Charles Elbert Hoffman, a Prominent Philadelphia Pharmacist, circa 1960.

LITERATURE:

William Feldstein, Jr. and Alastair Duncan, The Lamps of Tiffany Studios, New York, 1983, pp. 38-39
Alastair Duncan, Martin Eidelberg and Neil Harris, Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany, London, 1989, p. 106
Martin Eidelberg, Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Nancy A. McClelland and Lars Rachen, The Lamps of Louis Comfort Tiffany, New York, 2005, pp. 160-161
Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2007, p. 245

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