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    A Tiffany Studios Nasturtium Leaded Favrile Glass and Bronze Table Lamp, Corona, New York, circa 1910
    Marks to base: TIFFANY STUDIOS, NEW YORK, 359
    Marks to shade: TIFFANY STUDIOS, NEW YORK, 1481-8
    25-1/8 inches high x 18-3/4 inches diameter (63.8 x 47.6 cm)

    This example Tiffany Studios' Nasturtium lamp is surmounted by a circular low-profile patinated bronze heat cap exhibiting radial diamond reticulation and onion bulb finial, shade displaying a rich vibrancy to the multi-colored favrile glass tiles in a variety of techniques including mottled, striated, and streaked specimens in blue, green, red, lavender, cobalt, amber, burgundy, pink and white hues, base of the shade trimmed in heavily-textured, wavy pressed glass tiles of blue and green glass arranged in rectangular tiles, lamp standard exhibiting a bulbous upper shaft below the shade support in which three arms emanate and terminate to ends in sockets, fluted baluster section below embellished with molded and layered leaves, lower cylindrical standard impressed with an elongated repeating oval motif, circular base featuring two concentric rows of buttons near the standard expanding outwards towards a rounded tear-drop pattern encircling the base, lamp raised on four scrolled feet with trefoil flourishes near joints. Used on set for the October 23, 1960 episode of NBC's Shirley Temple Show entitled Little Men, a framed print of the original film frame showing Shirley and co-star Fernando Lamas with this beautiful lamp will be included. Shirley loved it and brought it home to enjoy and cherish for the next 50+ years!

    Property from the Personal Collection of Shirley Temple Black


    Condition Report*: Wiring is of older vintage, two small screws missing to underside plate, heat cap displays light push and small crack near finial, scuffing to undersides of feet, lamp almost sits flush on even surface, hand-etched lettering to underside HP 359, four small tiles with stable hairlines, some larger tiles with hairlines, otherwise displaying well, the shade having a rich and vibrant palette that is pleasing to the eye. Heritage does not guarantee the working order or completeness of electrified lighting.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    December, 2016
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