Tiffany Desk Lamp, ca. 1915

Value (2012) | $4,000 Insurance$6,000 Insurance

It's Tiffany Studio, I know that much.

And how do you know that?

It's on the bottom.

On the bottom, right.

It's not like most Tiffany lamps where there's a lot of stained glass work. I don't know quite why it's so different.

And where did you get it?

I got it from my dad, who got it from his dad.

It does have a Tiffany Studios mark on the bottom, a brown to green finish on the metal. This is a Favrile Fabrique shade.


It's also referred to as a linen fold shade. And it was made about 1910 to 1915.


We can tell that by the switch on the back. This was a switch that was used a little later than when they were originally made. And I would place a value on this for insurance from $4,000 to $6,000.


It's a lovely lamp, and I'm so happy that you brought it to the Roadshow.

Appraisal Details

Seattle, WA
Appraised value (2012)
$4,000 Insurance$6,000 Insurance
Rapid City, SD (July 14, 2012)
Glass , Metal

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