rare Sea Green lamp
Rookwood Pottery / Tiffany Studios
glazed earthenware, patinated copper, leaded slag glass, patinated metal
14 h × 12 dia in (36 × 30 cm)
The base features decoration of cattleya orchidswith leaves in metal overlay with a rare variation of the Tiffany Studios Vine Border shade with a single pink blossom. The leaf overlay was likely completed by Japanese metal worker R. Ito.
Impressed signature, date and number to underside of base 'Flame mark/I/S1647' with artist cipher. Impressed manufacturer's mark to inner edge of shade 'Tiffany Studios New York'.
Base: Factory lamp. One tiny glaze nick to rim. Very light crazing. Losses/flaking to original patina throughout leaves. Electrified oil font with some minor losses to patina around edge and a couple of short scratches to glazed porcelain element. Shade: Some minor, tight, short cracks to glass. A couple of small spots of minor wear to patina on top of aperture.
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