His remarkablecareer spanned over five decades, including his tenure with L. Tiffany &Associated Artists, the Tiffany Glass Company, Tiffany Studios, Tiffany Furnacesand the L. For two decades the designs of Louis Comfort Tiffany wereforgotten. This challenged thetraditional approach of painting on glass to create multicolored effects.
It was not until the first Tiffany retrospective show in 1958 thathis objects were rediscovered by museums and collectors. The base is the 25" footed signed and numbered #358 and rewired for another century of dependable service. Tiffany became an enthusiastic supporter of the European Art Nouveau movement, challenging the current Victorian ornate style.
In today's market all Handel lamps are highly sought after with pricesranging from 00.
00 dollars for lamps with simpler designs to over 0, 000for extreme rarities with "One of a kind" variations on a designtheme.
The shade is 18" reverse painted in the harbor scene signed Handel #5936 WR, whom is William Runge, one of Handels finest artists. The company is best known for their reverse paintedlamps, hand painted with a wide array of beautiful lamps with subjects rangingfrom historical scenes to birds, flowers and butterflies.
No two lampseven with the same design number by the same artist were ever identical, thesuccess of each lamp depended largely on the ability of the artist.
Tiffany became an enthusiastic supporter of the European Art Nouveau movement, challenging the current Victorian ornate style.
8,850 Here for your consideration is a really outstanding and rare BIGELOW and KINNARD table lamp, the best ever. were of such high quality in workmanship and selection of high grade glass, one of the few lamp manufactures that raveled TIFFANY.
It was not until 1899 that Tiffany publicly introduced the lamps forsale.
Tiffany is best known for his designs of glass vessels, lamps andwindows, but he also created items in various other media including metalwork, furniture, jewelry and ceramics, introducing enamels in 1898, art pottery in1900, and jewelry in 1904.
I have tried to show how the color graduates from a little darker at the top and changes toward the bottom. Digital pictures never show the true beauty but these are not too bad. Stands 24", all hardware is correct and is original with working GECO sockets. Properly rewired for another century of dependable service.
A true piece of historic American art/lamp history. This challenged thetraditional approach of painting on glass to create multicolored effects.