The green and blue iridescent Tiffany-style glass shade on a Gothic-style patinated bronze Manhattan Brass Co. converted oil lamp base with oil canister and glass hurricane chimney, decorated with elliptical twisted wire designs and beaded trims, electrified
Overall: 23.5" H x 15.5" W x 10.5" D; Shade: 10" Dia.
Provenance: The Alan Schneider Collection
Literature: Alastair Duncan, "Tiffany Lamps and Metalware," 2007, p. 12, fig. 1.
Notes: Manhattan Brass Co. supplied oil lamp bases to Tiffany Studios, whom then added their finishes and exterior embellishments, which were then marketed under the Tiffany Studios brand.
Condition: Overall good condition with shelf wear, minor scuffs, and oxidation to bronze commensurate with age. Original base with possible reproduction shade. Shade with minor chips to fitter rim and adhesive label residue to interior. Base with scattered areas of wear to bronze surface throughout and cracks to base rim and canister molding. Four missing prongs on light sockets. Wiring should be checked by a qualified electrician prior to use.
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