Tiffany Dragonfly Lamp: Handmade Stained Glass Table Lamp – TDL89
An Original Work Of Art By H.J. Nick, Inspired By And Built In The Same Craft And Materials As L.C. Tiffany Lamp
Built To Historically Correct Specifications From Hand Cut, Kiln Fired Stained Glass, With Hand Forged Wrought Iron Base
Tiffany Dragonfly Lamp: Handmade Stained Glass Table Lamp
A Tiffany lamp is a type of lamp with a stained glass shade. The original lamps of this style were made by Louis Comfort Tiffany and his design studio in the early twentieth century. Among the most famous of these were the stained leaded glass dragonfly lamps. Tiffany lamps are considered to be an import part of the Art Nouveau movement. Due to Tiffany's dominant influence on the style, the term "Tiffany lamp" or is now often used to refer to any stained, leaded glass lamp, even those not made by Louis Comfort Tiffany's company.
At ArtFactory.com our Tiffany dragonfly lamp is an original fine art design by renowned artist H.J. Nick. Each detail has been finely crafted using the same crafts and materials as the originals. H.J. Nick is a firm believer that using original techniques, and materials is especially relevant when building a historically inspired piece. This includes hand cut, kiln fired stained glass, and a base that has been hand forged from solid wrought iron by classically trained blacksmiths. This means solid iron that has been hand hammered over a coal fired forge. Furthermore, it has been advanced patinated using our proprietary, iron oxide process that ensures you product will maintain its original beauty for years to come, all with little or no maintenance required.
Reading Public Museum Video
In-gallery video for the exhibition, "Tiffany Lamps: Articles of Utility, Objects of Art," at the Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA - 10/9/10-1/23/11
Tiffany Lamps Historical Inspiration Info
The first Tiffany lamp was created around 1895. Each lamp was handmade by skilled craftsmen, and was not mass-produced or machine made. That is why we made this Tiffany dragonfly lamp from ArtFactory.com, the same way that it would been made by Tiffany's over a century ago. This allows for your product to stand on its own as an original work of art, unlike cheap fakes and machine mass reproductions.
Recent research has shown that the original designer of this style may not have been, Louis Comfort Tiffany as has been thought for over a century. Instead, a previously unrecognized artist named Clara Driscoll (who worked for Tiffany) was identified in 2007 by Rutgers professor Martin Eidelberg as being the master designer behind the most creative and valuable leaded glass lamps produced by Tiffany Studios. For more information, see the accompanying video from the Reading Public Museum.
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Tiffany Dragonfly Lamp Info
- Size - custom size, shape, number of lights
- Style - iron, wood, design, shape, decorative accents
- Finishes - variety of hand applied patina finishes
- Metal - iron, brass, copper, or precious metals available in all styles
- Glass - decorative, frosted, clear, stained glass
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- Solid, hand forged, wrought iron (no hollow faux metal, no fake castings)
- Full length, solid, air dried natural hard wood
- Built in the original craft - not reproduction
- Hand applied wood stain and patina finish on all custom lights
- Order any size or style wall sconce custom designed for your residential or commercial space
- Available in clear, frosted, decorative, and stained glass
- All hand made custom lighting and chandeliers are guaranteed forever and backed by over a century of fine craftsmanship since 1913
We work with dealers, builders, interior designers, and home owners to create custom handcrafted chandeliers, lighting, lamps, and sconces for your residential or commercial property. Our custom lighting fixtures are available in any size, style, and finish by our American craftsman, hand made using old world techniques to create a luxury fine art furnishing for your home or business. All hand crafted lighting is built using the highest quality materials and all UL listed. Order any themed lights, the choices are endless when you order your custom chandeliers and lighting from ArtFactory.com, call 1-800-292-0008.
ArtFactory.com, is a handmade in America custom lighting, door, gate, and furniture manufacturer based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Featuring designs by H. J. Nick, we have been designing and building some of the world's finest furnishings for interior designers with ordinary clients as well as more prominent and successful individuals, C.E.O.s, leaders, royalty and celebrities for over 100 years. Most of our clients want custom handmade products that have a BIG WOW factor and elegance, and all want investment value and products that make a proper statement reflecting their personality or the ambiance of the environment for which it is intended.
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