There arebetter examples of each design number, usually the ones signed by the artistbringing a premium value over unsigned shades.The company ceasedproduction in 1936 as the demand for Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts stylefaded.While the windows served to transmit the light of day, the lampsrepresent a new source of illumination independent of daylight.Fabrication ofthe lamps began in 1885, with the majority of them being made between 1895 and1920.The shade is 18" reverse painted in the harbor scene signed Handel #5936 WR, whom is William Runge, one of Handels finest artists. The company is best known for their reverse paintedlamps, hand painted with a wide array of beautiful lamps with subjects rangingfrom historical scenes to birds, flowers and butterflies.No two lampseven with the same design number by the same artist were ever identical, thesuccess of each lamp depended largely on the ability of the artist.
Today the designs of Louis Comfort Tiffany are honored and treasured aroundthe world, confirming Tiffanys legacy as a visionary of Art Nouveau design ANDMOST ANYTHING WITH THE MAGICAL TIFFANY NAME FETCHES ENORMOUS SUMS OF MONEY 28,500 Here for your consideration is a very nice and rare TIFFANY table lamp. The use of light, color andnature assumed greater significance in Tiffanys work as he developed his uniqueapproach to Art Nouveau.
Awareness of Tiffanyscraftsmanship escalated with an Art Nouveau show in 1960 at the Museum of Modern Art. Thecompany began the production of their own lamp bases in 1902 with the opening ofthe Handel foundry, allowing production of the lamps completely "In house".
Today the designs of Louis Comfort Tiffany are honored and treasured aroundthe world, confirming Tiffanys legacy as a visionary of Art Nouveau design ANDMOST ANYTHING WITH THE MAGICAL TIFFANY NAME FETCHES ENORMOUS SUMS OFMONEY 8,950 Here for your consideration is a wonderful HANDEL harbor scene 18" recerse painted lamp. Thelamps were made in a variety sizes that ranged from boudoir to floor lamps to18" diameter table lamps.
It was not until 1899 that Tiffany publicly introduced the lamps forsale.
Tiffany is best known for his designs of glass vessels, lamps andwindows, but he also created items in various other media including metalwork, furniture, jewelry and ceramics, introducing enamels in 1898, art pottery in1900, and jewelry in 1904.
His remarkablecareer spanned over five decades, including his tenure with L. Tiffany &Associated Artists, the Tiffany Glass Company, Tiffany Studios, Tiffany Furnacesand the L. For two decades the designs of Louis Comfort Tiffany wereforgotten. The Handel Lamp Company of Meriden, Connecticut began production in 1885 asa partnership between Philip Julius Handel, age nineteen, and Adolph Eydam, agetwenty-one.