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Tiffany by Design: An In-Depth Look at Tiffany Lamps

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Tiffany Studios produced thousands of lamps in hundreds of designs, although many of the designs were closely related. Examine how the forms, patterns, and motifs were changed and adapted in authentic Tiffany lamps made between 1900 and 1918. By closely looking at many varied designs of Tiffany shades, a deeper understanding of their quality and beauty is made possible.

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Tiffany lamps with their distinctive nature-based and other motifs have become such an icon of American design that the term is applied to virtually any lamp with a leaded-glass shade. The curator of The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass showcases many examples with zoom-in details of the real McCoy--with their original identifiers--created by the famed Tiffany Studios (1902-1932) of Louis C. Tiffany. She describes the innovative materials, design, color, patterns, and processes involved in the making of genuine Tiffany lamps and other decorative items.
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Tiffany lamps with their distinctive nature-based and other motifs have become such an icon of American design that the term is applied to virtually any lamp with a leaded-glass shade. The curator of The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass showcases many examples with zoom-in details of the real McCoy--with their original identifiers--created by the famed Tiffany Studios (1902-1932) of Louis C. Tiffany. She describes the innovative materials, design, color, patterns, and processes involved in the making of genuine Tiffany lamps and other decorative items. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764324840
Author:
Gray, Nina
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing
Subject:
History
Subject:
Design - Furniture
Subject:
Decoration and ornament
Subject:
Furniture
Subject:
Decoration and ornament -- United States.
Subject:
Lamps -- United States -- History.
Subject:
General-General
Series:
Schiffer Book for Designers & Collectors
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
10.96x7.84x.47 in. 1.41 lbs.

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