Counterbalance Lamp

Object Name: 
Counterbalance Lamp

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Object Name: 
Counterbalance Lamp
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 37.5 cm, D: 17.7 cm; (a) H: 37.5 cm; (b) H: 11.4 cm, D: 17.7 cm
Not on Display
about 1900-1910
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of May H. Weis
Primary Description: 
Opaque white lead glass shade, bronze base; blown and tooled glass, cast and tooled bronze. Dome-shaped shade, blown with tooled golden iridescent wave-like design around exterior, white interior, mounted in bronze frame which includes arm holding electrical socket and shade, ending in a heavy ball; arm and ball swivel in a frame attached to a weighted circular bronze base, marked underneath "TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/416".
Weis, Helene H., Source
Weis, Henry W., Source
(CANCELED) Louis Comfort Tiffany: TBA
The History Museum 2018-03-31 through 2018-10-01
The History Museum, in South Bend, Indiana, will be exhibiting pieces from Louis Comfort Tiffany, in a currently untitled exhibit, running from March 31, 2018 until October 1, 2018. The exhibit will be installed in the museum’s 5,000 square foot Changing Gallery and will display pieces created by Louis Comfort Tiffany that include but are not limited to vases, stained glass windows, and table lamps. The bulk of the exhibit will be a collection on loan from Tiffany Collector, Mr. Tom Wester, and will fill 2500 square feet of the gallery. This collection is currently on display at Tryon Palace, in New Bern, North Carolina.