‘The Snail Table Lamp on the Leaf’

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Tiffany art glass | Hand made | Sizes 18 x 20 x33 (H/W/L) | Holder E14 for 40 Watt

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‘The Snail Table Lamp on the Leaf’

Tiffany lamps belong to the most loved flat accessories of art nouveau. Today as well the philosophy that stands behind it still fascinates: a nice piece of art inspired by nature for everyone. The lampshade foot in the form of a snail made of bronze, the snail shell as the lampshade made of art glass, 227 parts, handmade, 1 holder E 14 for 40 Watt. Height 18 cm, width 20 cm, length 33 cm. Color variations possible for reproduction.

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1848-1933, American glass artist and painter

The lovers of Art Nouveau are captured by the works of Tiffany floral motifs, flowing shapes and colour iridescent glass in a world of gracious elegance.

Born in New York in 1848, painter and glass artist Louis Comfort Tiffany developed a specific process for the preparation of the fragile material traded under the trade name "Tiffany Favrile glass" from 1894 By adding metallic salts and resin solutions of burnishing effect of blue-green or silvery iridescent violet extending in irregular waves decors is created.

In the Paris World Exhibition in 1900 he exhibited briefly his only designated Tiffany lamps light objects. Different colour glass, artfully designed bronze feet and sensual erotic figures make the commodities become works of art special stimulus. The stem glasses in calyx shape, its bulbous vases, as well as the famous church stained glass windows show great colours and shapes. The philosophical principle of style of the Fin de siècle, to combine art and nature, finds its richest execution in the Tiffanys objects.

Typical of the turn of the century the efforts of the artists was to produce so-called works of art. The design activities related to all aspects of life up to the jewellery. This sector opened up the son of Charles Lewis Tiffany jewellery artist, when he took over in 1902 the jewellery store after the death of his father. 1933 Tiffany died aged 84 in New York.