Owning a Tiffany is also a mark of distinction for your home. He is also well known in the art world for his art glass windows (the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion , among other historic places, features several) and his screens (the White House had extensive Tiffany glass until Theodore Roosevelt moved in and had it redesigned.
All the classic Tiffany glasses are used,opalescent,ridged,spotted,wavy,hammered,confetti and our Tiffany table lamps and standing floor Tiffany are equipped fully wired, with on and of switches and with an electric fixture comes with custom packaging and a styrofoam to ensure safe delivery.
Austrian immigrants Dr. Egon Neustadt and his wife Hildegard were among the earliest collectors of works by famed American artist Louis C. Tiffany (1848-1933) and they played a critical role in reviving interest in Tiffany's lamps in the mid-twentieth century.
Using only the highest quality genuine hand-rolled art glass, Dale Tiffany offers an extensive range of designs utilizing the "copper foil" technique, an authentic glass assembly method originally developed by Louis Comfort Tiffany over 100 years ago.
Although he was very highly sought after during his heyday and awarded many prestigious awards for his work, Tiffany still died in relative obscurity as a result of the grim realities of the First World War and reaction turning against the Art Nouveau movement and therefore against his beloved designer lamps and all his creative designs.
We specialize in evaluating and brokering old Tiffany lamps, (authentic Tiffany table lamps, Tiffany chandeliers, Tiffany floor lamps, and Tiffany hanging shades in particular), fine signed artwork by major artists (19th-20th century American and European paintings are our specialty), and brokering other high quality items.
Based on the original designs of Louis Comfort Tiffany, the quality and workmanship shine through in the classic colored glass styles now available. Tiffany's work in art and decorative arts had led him to design windows and household decorations for special projects, the manufacture of which was usually contracted out.
This partnership has special significance because Tiffany's glass furnace, bronze foundry, and workshops were located in Corona, Queens, less than two miles from the Museum. Later, some shades were made in folds from panels of pressed glass, creating the appearance of a tweedy fabric.
Tiffany's lamps are an innovative and successful combination of usefulness and beauty. Dr. Hugh Archer , an authority on Tiffany Lamp Shades, has been building authentic Tiffany reproduction lamps for 25 years. Originally the lamps had a base made of bronze but today you can find bases made of a variety of metals and even wood.
Mainly spanning 1899 through the 1920s, some of the earliest Tiffany lamps were designed to be used with fuel and later converted to electricity. His attention to design detail as well as the utilization of precise colors & styles of glass, make his shades among the finest available.
A lamp will not only provide the necessary light, but it will also add style to the room. One of the fascinating aspects of Tiffany lamps is that each and every shade is carefully handcrafted. Table lamp made in iron finish body in brown paint and tiffany type screen.