Posts by: Century Studios

20″ Nasturtium

20″ Nasturtium

One of the more unusually shaped shades created by Tiffany Studios is the 20″ Nasturtium. This is a good example of the design aesthetic of the shades – nasturtiums are low, trailing plants that will mound up in a garden, crawling over rocks and even other plants. The low dome of this shade gives the…

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Lamp of the Week: 22″ Trumpet Vine

Lamp of the Week: 22″ Trumpet Vine

The 22″ Trumpet Vine is a large turban shaped shade covered in a profusion of blossoms.  Many hours were spent carefully blending the complex mix of colors, textures and transparency to achieve this vivid color scheme that celebrates the beauty of art glass. The shade is shown on the Root Base (the base telescopes from…

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New Shade and Base Design Debut

New Shade and Base Design Debut

Century Studios is pleased to present two new additions to our offerings – a 12″ Zodiac shade and the Zodiac base. Tiffany Studios created desk set accessories in many patterns, and often included small lamps to round out the sets. With over thirty individual pieces (each sold separately), the Zodiac pattern was one of the…

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Lamp of the Week: 18″ Oak Leaf

Lamp of the Week: 18″ Oak Leaf

The 18″ Oak Leaf is a generously proportioned shade with a wide border of swirling leaves and acorns bookmarked between upper and lower sections of formal geometric glass tiles. The mottled celadon green glass sets off the amber acorns and green leaves tinged with red and brown. Commissioned in 2016 by a client in Maryland,…

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New Shade Design – 9″ Iris

New Shade Design – 9″ Iris

Century Studios is pleased to present an new original lamp design – the 9″ Iris shade.  Designed by Bill Campbell, this petite shade is covered in Iris flowers clustered together in a impressionistic melange of color. Blue and purple iris mix together with lively green leaves and stems. The irregular upper border of the shade…

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Lamp of the Week: 14″ Arrowhead

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Arrowhead

The 14″ Arrowhead shade is inspired by the arrowhead plant (Syngonium podophyllum), a plant with distinctively shaped leaves. This popular landscape specimen is often found near ponds and water features. For years, this shade has been mislabeled “arrowroot”, but the original Tiffany price lists correctly identify this shade as #1418 14 in. Arrowhead Tall Cone…

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Oz Logo Lamp

Oz Logo Lamp

Designed by Bill Campbell in the 1980’s, our Oz Logo shade has long been a dormant Century Studios original lamp design. We created several of these lamps for Books of Wonder, a New York City bookseller and then the design was quietly shelved until recently, when the lamp was commissioned by a client in Massachusetts….

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Lamp of the Week: 17″ Bat (6 Bat Variation)

Lamp of the Week: 17″ Bat (6 Bat Variation)

The 17″ Bat is one of the more unusual Tiffany Studios shade designs. There are three known original Tiffany Studios examples of the shade with a trio of bats flying against a night sky, and only one known example of this variation with six overlapping bats. At Century Studios, we offer both versions of this…

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Lamp of the Week: 20″ Black Eyed Susan

Lamp of the Week: 20″ Black Eyed Susan

Created as a showroom piece in 2002, the 20″ Black Eyed Susan shade is covered in flowers at the height of their summer bloom. The orange flowers are set against a subtle backdrop of a semi-transparent light amber glass tinged with lavender and yellow. Bookmarking the flowers at the top and bottom of the shade…

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