Posts by: Century Studios

16″ Dogwood

16″ Dogwood

The 16″ Dogwood is a bright, cheerful shade design covered in large open flowers. Pink and white flowers tinted with purple and cream are set against a fresh blue sky. The use of mottled glass throughout the piece gives the shade a sun dappled appearance. The shade is shown on the elegant Lummis base. This…

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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Turtleback

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Turtleback

Turtleback shades are a unique category of Tiffany lamp that were created in an endless variety of shapes, sizes and colors. This 16″ Turtleback shade is made with a mottled green glass that is mixed with cream tones. The turtlebacks in the band are hand cut and faceted from the large 4″ x 6″ tiles…

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25″ Mandarin Lotus

25″ Mandarin Lotus

The 25″ Mandarin Lotus lamp is a striking Tiffany Studios design. The shade represents the large saucer shaped leaf of a lotus plant floating on the surface of a pond. The base represents the slender stem of the plant tethering the plant floating on the surface to the pond’s bed. True to Tiffany’s design philosophy,…

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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Poppy

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Poppy

The 16″ Poppy is one or Tiffany Studios more popular shade designs. This compact floral features delicate filigree overlays on the leaves and flower centers. The flowers are rendered in a fuchsia pink glass that has tinges of blue mixed throughout. The same blue tone is more predominant in the background. The bold green leaves…

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10″ Azalea

10″ Azalea

The 10″ Azalea is a small shade with a large personality. The design is segmented into sections by horizontal and vertical border rows. The borders can barely contain the exuberant foliage and flowers that fill the shade. Commissioned by a client in England, the flowers for this shade are a lusty deep red while the…

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Lamp of the Week: 22″ Dragonfly

Lamp of the Week: 22″ Dragonfly

The endless variety of color combinations available for the 22″ Dragonfly shade make each example an exciting challenge to create. The deep blue and green background glass for this generously proportioned shade was made by the Lins Glass Foundry in the mid 1990’s. A mix of sparkling blue and green pressed glass jewels studs the…

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20″ Daffodil

20″ Daffodil

One of Tiffany Studio’s more popular floral shade designs is the 20″ Daffodil. This is one of the only shade patterns where the flowers are inverted, rather than “growing” from the bottom of the shade. There is an original Tiffany Studios’ black and white photograph in the collection of the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum which…

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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Indian Basket

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Indian Basket

The 16″ Indian Basket shade is a Century Studios adaptation of a 24″ Tiffany Studios chandelier fixture. For this example, patterns of orange and red are set against the pale yellow “basket”. This lamp was created in 2005 is shown on the Small Stick base. It is now in a private collection.

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14″ Geometric lamp and Ephraim Pottery

14″ Geometric lamp and Ephraim Pottery

We recently completed this 14″ Geometric shade for a client in California. The deep cobalt blue mottled glass lights with an undercurrent of purple. The shade is shown on the Small Stick base.   Ephraim Pottery Century Studios has acquired a nice selection of retired Ephraim Faience Pottery vases from an Ephraim dealer who has…

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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Peacock

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Peacock

The 16″ Peacock shade is comprised of a whirlwind of overlapping peacock feathers. The royal purple at the top of the shade blends into vivid blues, finally mixing with green as the peacock feathers swirl across the surface. The eye of each feather is highlighted with deep orange. The lively combination of pattern and color…

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