Posts by: Century Studios

Lamp of the Week: 20″ Geometric Cone

Lamp of the Week: 20″ Geometric Cone

Geometric lamps fit into any decor and come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. This 20″ Geometric Cone was commissioned in 2010. The shade pattern can be made in a variety of colors. For this example our client requested a warm, golden amber tone for the shade. The shade is shown on the…

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28″ Magnolia, Part 1

28″ Magnolia, Part 1

With it generous proportions and lush foliage, the 28″ Magnolia is one of the most impressive Tiffany shade designs. Depicting a Saucer Magnolia in full bloom, the dome shaped shade is covered in a fretwork of delicate branches supporting an explosion of flowers. This large shade is usually used with the impressive Sr. Floor base,…

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Lamp of the Week: 15″ Spider

Lamp of the Week: 15″ Spider

With its three dimensional arachnid silently resting atop its web waiting for the unwary to approach, the 15″ Spider shade elicits strong reactions from viewers, especially when the shade is created in deep, brooding colors. The pattern is ingeniously designed with the cast vent cap representing the spider’s body. Commissioned in 2008 by a Chicago…

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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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