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Tiffany Favrile Pottery
Bowl with Songbirds

Height: 5 1/2 inches
American, circa 1904

A Tiffany Studios Favrile Pottery Bowl with decoration in relief of a songbird tending to a nest of three chicks, articulated in the old ivory glaze, signed.

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George Nakashima
Conoid Desk and Arm Chair

Conoid Desk with Arm Chair
American, circa 1965
Walnut
Desk: 19” high, 56 ¾” wide inches, 36” deep
Chair: 28” high, 24” wide, 20” deep

A desk from the Conoid line, first introduced by renowned Japanese-American craftsman George Nakashima at his Bucks County studio in the early 1960s, with a spectacular live-edge walnut top and an innovative cross-legged base designed to accommodate the table top, which was larger than previous Conoid designs. The desk, which includes a three-drawer cabinet on the right side, is paired with an Arm Chair also designed by Nakashima.


Provenance:
Commissioned directly from the artist and thence by descent through the family

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Tiffany Studios
Rare Telescoping Candle Stand

Height: 23 1/2 inches
Width: 8 1/4 inches

A rare original double candle stand by Tiffany Studios, the pair of candle cups each with openwork design through which original Tiffany Favrile Glass in a shade of rich green has been blown, rising from a slender stem, on a foot in the "root" design, with original snuffer. The candle cups can be raised or lowered with a telescoping device.

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Louis Comfort Tiffany
Seascape

Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933)
Seascape
American, circa 1890

An oil painting by Louis Comfort Tiffany of a beach scene with gnarled tree on the edge of deep blue water.

While Louis C. Tiffany, founder of Tiffany Studios, is better known today for his work in glass, including the Tiffany Lamps and Tiffany Favrile Glass, he began his career as a painter and continued to work in the medium throughout his long artistic career.

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Archimede Seguso
Nastro Richiamato Vase

Height: 8 3/4 inches
Italian, circa 1960
Produced by Vetreria Archimede Seguso, Italy

A cased glass vase dating from the mid-century by Archimede Seguso with internal decoration comprising a series of deep red bands overlapping a layer of gold powder.

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Charles Osborne for Whiting Co.
'Fantasy' Vanity Set

Mirror: 9 ½” long, 5 ¼” wide
Brush: 9” long, 2 ¾” wide
American, circa 1890
Both fully hallmarked

An American Aesthetic Movement sterling silver vanity set, comprising a hair brush and hand mirror, in the ‘Fantasy’ pattern (#1250), designed by Charles Osborne for Whiting Co. around 1890 in the Japonesque taste.

Both of these items feature a hand-hammered finish with the allover swirled repoussé “pearling” decoration in the nautical taste, a technique for which Osborne is well-known. Each piece is fully hallmarked with the design number, firm’s mark and “STERLING.”

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Phil Powell
Side Table

Height: 18 inches (46 centimeters)
Length: 31 inches (79 centimeters)
Depth: 15 inches (38 centimeters)

A sculpted walnut table with a carved geometric base and live-edge top in teardrop form by New Hope artist Phillip LLoyd Powell.

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Tiffany Favrile Glass
Rare Early Ribbed Agate Vase

Height: 5 inches
American, circa 1897-99

An unusual early blown Tiffany Favrile Glass vase, dating from the late 1890s, the overall rounded body of the vase articulated in "Agate" glass, referencing striated stone, the overall ribbed form with swirling decoration in soft blues and greens, with a narrow cylindrical neck. This original Tiffany glass vase has an inscribed signature on the underside.

A vase with nearly identical decoration, measuring 4 ½” high and two numbers later in sequence, was acquired by The Corning Museum of Glass in 1950 (accession no. 50.4.523).

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Tiffany Studios
Lemon Leaf Senior Floor Lamp

Diameter: 24 inches
Height: 78 inches
American, circa 1902-1904

An original Tiffany Studios Senior Floor Lamp, comprising a 24-inch diameter Lemon Leaf Shade, depicting a horizontal band of stylized lemon leaves articulated in rippled glass in a vibrant yellow-orange against a background of richly pigmented transparent green glass, on a Senior Floor base decorated with swirling design. Both the shade and base of this authentic Tiffany lamp are signed.

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Tiffany Studios
Greek Key Table Lamp

Height: 27 inches
Diameter: 20 inches
American, circa 1909-10

An original Tiffany Studios 'Greek Key' Table Lamp, comprising a 20-inch diameter cone-shaped leaded glass shade, the geometric grid of glass in a richly mottled amber tone, with decorative band in a Greek Key pattern, resting on a simple bronze base in a rich brown patina. Both the shade and base of this authentic Tiffany lamp are signed.

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Tiffany Favrile Glass
'Arrowhead' Paperweight Vase

Height: 5 3/4 inches
American, circa 1898-1900

An unusual early Tiffany Favrile Glass Paperweight Vase, the translucent richly iridized orange body of the vase decorated with an irregular motif of pointed arrowhead leaves with iridescent textured surfaces, signed on the underside.

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Tiffany Studios
Balance Weight Desk Lamp

Diameter: 8 inches
Height as shown: 16 inches (adjustable)

A rare version of the "Balance Weight" Desk Lamp produced by Tiffany Studios in the early 20th century, comprising an 8-inch diameter blown Tiffany Favrile Glass Shade, the slightly ribbed surface of the rich amber glass with allover iridescent "wave" decoration, resting on an unusual and elaborate "Balance Weight" Desk Base, the "weight" in the form of a stylized tomato, decorated with stylized leaves on the foot, in a fine rich brown-green patina. Both the shade and the base of this original Tiffany lamp are signed.

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Tiffany Studios
Peony Table Lamp

Diameter: 22 inches
Height: 31 inches
American, circa 1906

An original Tiffany Studios Lamp comprising a 22-inch diameter example of the Peony shade, featuring an all-over design of peony buds in various stages of development, each blossom articulated in a different selection of glass ranging from deep burgundy-red to soft pink and coral throughout the shade, against a blue sky near the top of the shade, where the richly mottled deep golden-yellow glass that forms the background of the shade is streaked with blue.

The shade rests on a bronze Twisted Vine table base in a rich brown-green patina. Both the shade and the base of this authentic Tiffany Lamp are signed.

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Tiffany Studios
Early Dogwood Table Lamp

Diameter: 16 inches
Height: 19 inches
American, circa 1902-04

An early original Tiffany Studios Table Lamp comprising a 16-inch diameter example of the Dogwood shade, featuring clusters of dogwood blossoms formed by either mottled opaque white glass, white “foliage” glass with soft green and pink inclusions, or white glass streaked with pale green, the leaves articulated in vibrant mottled green glass, the opaque flowers and leaves contrasting against a sparkling background of transparent early “foliage” glass in a pale blue with deep purple, green, and blue inclusions.

The shade is rests on a spectacular and rare early table base, likely originally an oil base, in the Chinese taste, the rounded body with allover decoration of green Tiffany Favrile Glass which has been blown through a series of stylized geometric cutouts, with decorative geometric wire work on the foot and the top of the oil font, in a rich brown patina.

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Tiffany Studios
Arrowhead Table Lamp

Diameter: 20 inches
Height: 25 inches
American, circa 1904

An original Tiffany Studios leaded glass lamp, comprising an early example of the 20-inch diameter Arrowhead Shade, resting on a bronze Cattail and Pond Lily Table Base in dark brown patina.

The shade depicts a series of stylized tri-lobed Saggitaria Latifolia leaves in rich green and white streaky glass, rising from thin green stems, interspersed throughout the central and lower register with clusters of flowers, each with three white petals articulated in either mottled or rippled Tiffany glass, with bright yellow rippled glass forming the flower centers. Behind the floral composition, a background of "foliage" glass, a rare type developed by Tiffany Studios, formed by translucent white glass with pale pink and green inclusions, while the crown of the shade depicts a sky shifting from deep blue tinged with green streaks to a soft pale blue. The lower edge of the shade features a geometric border in blue, gold and green.

The Cattail and Pond Lily Table Base was one of the most sculptural bronze lamp bases produced by Tiffany Studios; it depicts a series of textural marshy grasses rising from a foot of chased lily pads and buds. When paired with the Arrowhead Shade, the lamp becomes a sculptural representation of the water's edge. Both the shade and base of this authentic Tiffany lamp are signed.

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Tiffany Favrile Glass
Early Decorated Vase

Height: 8 1/4 inches
American, circa 1895-96

An early Tiffany Studios Favrile Glass vase with allover double-feather iridescent decoration, with applied drips at the shoulder of the vase, with flared rim, signed.

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Tiffany Favrile Glass
Paperweight Vase

Height: 3 inches (8 centimeters)
Diameter: 7 1/2 inches (19 centimeters)
American, circa 1907-10

A Tiffany Studios Favrile Glass Paperweight Vase with allover decoration of nasturtium leaves and flowers, signed.

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Tiffany Studios
Harp Desk Lamp

Height: 20 1/4 inches
Diameter: 10 inches
American, circa 1910

A charming Tiffany Studios desk lamp, the green body of the Tiffany favrile glass shade with allover iridescent wave decoration, on an unusual telescoping bronze 'Harp' style base with scalloped stylized leaf design, resting on 8 foliate feet. Both the shade and the base of this original Tiffany Studios lamp are signed.

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Tiffany Favrile Glass
Paperweight Vase

Height: 6 inches (15 centimeters)
American, circa 1913

A Tiffany Studios Favrile Glass Paperweight Vase with red body and olive leaf decoration, signed.

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Tiffany Studios
Poppy Table Lamp

Diameter: 20 inches
Height: 27 inches
American, circa 1906


An elegant Tiffany Studios Poppy Lamp comprising a 20-inch diameter Poppy shade, featuring mottled poppy flowers in shades of light to deep orange against a mottled green background. Probably designed by Clara Driscoll, famed Tiffany Girl and manager of the Women's Glass Cutting Department at Tiffany Studios, the shade utilizes pierced brass filigree to create a sense of depth. The brass filigree used to articulate the veins of the leaves along the lower edge of the shade is placed behind mottled green glass, mimicking the transparency of a delicate leaf, while the flower's center is formed by a piece of filigree placed on the surface of the glass, where the gilt metal catches the light. The shade is paired with the "Twisted Vine" base, an elegant naturalistic base in the Art Nouveau taste, in matching gilt patina; when the lamp was originally purchased at Tiffany Studios, this finish would have added an additional 25% to the cost of the lamp. Both the shade and the base of this original Tiffany lamp are signed.

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Tiffany Favrile Glass
Early Bud Vase

Height: 5 1/4 inches (13 centimeters)
American, circa 1899-1900

An early Tiffany Studios Favrile Glass Bud Vase with flame decoration, signed.

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Tiffany Favrile Glass
Decorated Red Vase

Height: 9 1/4 inches (23 centimeters)
American, circa 1926

A Tiffany Studios Favrile Glass Vase with swirling decoration at the neck and shoulder, signed.

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Tiffany Favrile Glass
Paperweight Vase

Height: 10 1/4 inches (26 centimeters)
American, circa 1900-03

An early Tiffany Studios Favrile Glass Paperweight Vase, signed.

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Tiffany Studios
Poinsettia Table Lamp

Height: 22 inches
Diameter: 18 inches
American, circa 1906

A Tiffany Studios leaded glass and bronze lamp comprising a leaded glass Poinsettia shade on a bronze table base featuring a band of Tiffany Favrile Glass Turtle Back Tiles. This Tiffany Lamp mixes geometric and floral decoration, with the border of poinsettia blossoms breaking up the grid of green mottled favrile glass.

The lamp has an original bronze reticulated heat cap in matching finish. Both the shade and base are signed.

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Tiffany Studios
October Nightshade Table Lamp

Diameter: 26 inches
Height: 31 inches
American, circa 1906

A Tiffany Studios Lamp comprising a rare octagonal October Nightshade shade, featuring variegated red and orange blossoms growing on a trellis against a mottled background, on a bronze "Art Nouveau Dish" base in a rich brown-green patina.

A similar example is in the permanent collection of the Richard H. Driehaus Museum in Chicago, Illinois.

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Tiffany Studios
Double Poinsettia Table Lamp

Diameter: 22 inches (56 centimeters)
Height: 28 inches (71 centimeters)
American, circa 1906

A Tiffany Studios Lamp comprising an unusual 22-inch diameter Double Poinsettia shade, featuring variegated red and maroon blossoms with green leaves against a mottled blue background, on a rare Tiffany Favrile "Glass Ball" Base. Both the shade and the base are signed.

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Tiffany Favrile Glass
Early Vase

American, circa 1894
Height: 7 3/4 inches (20 centimeters)

An early Tiffany Studios Favrile Glass Vase with iridescent decoration. The open bubbles dotting the surface of the piece are a hallmark of early production at Tiffany Studios.

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Tiffany Studios
Tulip Table Lamp

Diameter: 22 inches (56 centimeters)
Height: 26 1/2 inches (67 centimeters)
American, circa 1906

A Tiffany Studios leaded glass and bronze table lamp comprising a "Tulip" design shade, featuring variegated pink and red blossoms against a light blue sky, on a bronze "Twisted Vine" table base, the leading and bronze finish in a rich brown-green patina. This Tiffany lamp has an original bronze reticulated heat cap in matching finish. Both the shade and the base are signed.

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