Posts by: Century Studios

Glass

Glass

The arrival of new glass at the studio is always exciting and this past week we received two wooden crates containing 470lbs of sheet glass from our wholesale supplier. The glass arrived by truck and the crates were strapped to a pallet and delivered outside our front door. Removing the crates from the pallet, we…

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Lamp of the Week: 18 Light Lily Table Lamp

Lamp of the Week: 18 Light Lily Table Lamp

Century Studios offers a full line of reproduction Tiffany Lily Lamps. In addition to the 18 Light Lily Table Lamp shown here, we also create lily lamps in 7, 10 and 12 light versions. This illuminated sculpture begins with by a cluster of heavy cast bronze lily pads from which the flowers ascend. Each stem…

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This Week At Century Studios

This Week At Century Studios

At Century Studios, we always have more than one project being worked on at any given time, and the past two weeks found Bill Campbell and Irwin Terry working on two different 16″ shades and completing several lamp bases. While Bill did the layout on a 16″ Dragonfly shade, Irwin worked on putting together several…

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Lamp of the Week: 30″ Lotus Blossom Chandelier

Lamp of the Week: 30″ Lotus Blossom Chandelier

Blooming water plants were a favorite design inspiration for Louis Comfort Tiffany. Arrowhead, waterlily, lily pad, and lotus flowers appear in windows, as decorative elements on numerous items, and in many lamps created by Tiffany Studios. The 30″ Lotus Blossom Chandelier is one of the most spectacular stained glass chandelier fixtures created by Tiffany Studios….

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14″ Arrowhead

14″ Arrowhead

The 14″ Arrowhead is a compact shade that works well as an accent or bedside table lamp. Because of its stylized look, at first glance this Tiffany Studios design appears to be an abstract interpretation of natural subject when in fact it is a factual representation of a flowering water plant. Due to the distinctive…

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Lamp of the Week: 24″ Poppy

Lamp of the Week: 24″ Poppy

The 24″ Poppy is a generously proportioned shade with an irregular lower border. Set against a geometric framework, poppy flowers and buds dance across the surface of the shade. Filigree is used throughout the shade to accentuate the flower centers and the leaves that make up the lower border. The sparkling, lightly textured background glass…

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18″ Oak Leaf

18″ Oak Leaf

The 18″ Oak Leaf is a formal looking shade with a playful side. The wildly swirling oak leaves and acorns are contained within the wide decorative band that is bookmarked by upper and lower sections of geometric tiles. The glass for the majority of the shade is a medium toned, mottled golden amber. Light green…

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Lamp of the Week: 20″ Black Eyed Susan

Lamp of the Week: 20″ Black Eyed Susan

The 20″ Black Eyed Susan shade is a generously proportioned dome shaped shade that is covered in flowers. The orange/amber flowers are set against a subtle backdrop of a semi-transparent light amber glass tinged with lavender and yellow. Horizontal border rows in an off-white linen tone mixed with green and pale amber appear at the…

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10″ Geometric

10″ Geometric

Small accent lamps can have a big impact on a room. A local client commissioned this 10″ Geometric shade in a richly mottled emerald green. The shade is shown on the Dandelion base (12″ tall to armset, 17″ overall lamp height).

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Lamp of the Week: 22″ Peony

Lamp of the Week: 22″ Peony

The 22″ Peony remains one of the most popular shade designs created by Tiffany Studios. For this example the flowers begin with a lightly textured fuchsia at the top, blending into striated reds and lush purples for the lower blooms. The flower colors are enhanced by a shifting background that includes mottled, streaky, and fracture…

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