Posts by: Century Studios

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Bamboo

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Bamboo

The 16″ Bamboo is an unusual Tiffany lamp design where that the glass for each leaf is heated in a kiln and bent to follow the curvature of the shade. Slumping the glass allows for a natural flow within the design without the need for additional lead lines in the long leaves. This shade, created…

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Studio Hours

Studio Hours

Century Studios will be open regular hours on Tuesday May 15. We will be closed Wednesday May 16 through Monday May 21 and will resume regular business hours on Tuesday May 22.

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Lamp of the Week: 18″ Grape

Lamp of the Week: 18″ Grape

The 18″ Grape is one of four Tiffany tree style lamp designs we offer. The pattern has a pleasing directness that makes a bold statement. We created this example in 2014 blending together a variety of glasses that include fracture/streamer, ring mottle, streaky, striated, and textured. From a short distance, the overall tone of the…

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20″ Waterlily

20″ Waterlily

We recently completed this 20″ Waterlily shade for a client in Illinois. Shown on the Bump table base, the shade has flowers that are tinged with pink against a rippled background. The heavily mottled and rippled glasses used in the pads give the shade a sun dappled look.

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Lamp of the Week: 22″ Dogwood

Lamp of the Week: 22″ Dogwood

Like many flowering trees, the Dogwood was a favorite subject for Tiffany lamps and windows. The 22″ Dogwood shade is generously proportioned, and the large flowers are set against horizontal rows which suggest an architectural element. We created this shade for our showroom in 2016 and and is now in a private local collection. The…

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20″ Dragonfly

20″ Dragonfly

The 20″ Dragonfly shade is a classic Tiffany Studios lamp design that can be created in any colorization. Commissioned by a client in Iowa, this piece has a warm amber glow that is enlivened with hints of blue, green, yellow, orange, and red. The granite textured background glass gives the shade a sparkling surface which…

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Lamp of the Week: 14″ Geranium

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Geranium

The sight of colorful potted geraniums appearing on porches and in gardens means that spring and summer have finally arrived. In this example, bright red flowers and heavily mottled leaves are set against a lightly colored fracture/streamer background glass. This shade was commissioned by an East Coast client in 2006, together with the Leaf &…

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22″ Turtleback Turban

22″ Turtleback Turban

The geometric upper and lower portions of this 22″ Turtleback Turban shade are cut from heavily mottled, richly colored red & green glass. The band of hand cut turtleback tiles is made from very deeply toned black cherry colored turtlebacks. The overall effect is a shade with a dark,  brooding personality. Made for a local…

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Lamp of the Week: 28″ Trumpet Vine

Lamp of the Week: 28″ Trumpet Vine

The 28″ Trumpet Vine is a large shade that is usually hung as a chandelier fixture, but can also be used as a floor or table lamp. Commissioned in 2012 by a client in Chicago, this shade employs many types of glass to create an explosion of color and texture. Ring mottled, streaky, fracture, and…

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20″ Poppy

20″ Poppy

The 20″ Poppy is one of Tiffany Studios’ most successful lamp designs with a pattern that emphasizes an economy of line that is both pleasing and balanced. A horizontal band of leaves rests upon three lower border rows, visually grounding the design, while vertical leadlines representing the slender flower stems ascend towards the top of…

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