Louis Comfort Tiffany, son of Tiffany & Co. founder Charles Lewis Tiffany started the Tiffany Lamp company rather than joining the family’s famous jewelry business. Louis then became on of the most significant artists during the period of Art Nouveau.
Louis opened “Tiffany Studios”, and his early, most famous jobs included the Lyceum Theater and the White House. His love for stained glass was evident in the exceptional high quality of all his work.
Antique Tiffany Lamps are highly desired today by collectors, designers and decorators, investors, as well as individuals with an appreciation for the work.
Authentic Tiffany lamps’ value can be anywhere from $2,000 to over $1 million and it is common for Tiffany lamps to sell upwards of $1M at auction today . The most expensive Tiffany ever sold was $2.8 million in 1997.
The most valuable Tiffany lamps are made with hundreds of individually selected glass pieces. Tiffany lamps with floral designs and bold colors are typicality the highest in demand although also popular are oriental designs.
Whether you own the Tiffany Butterfly lamp, Daffodil lamp, Dragonfly lamp, Greek Key lamp, Nautilus lamp, Poppy lamp or Turtle lamp, you should always consult with an expert if you are thinking of liquidation a collection of lamps or just one individual piece.
For example a “Dragonfly” Floor Lamp recently sold for $550,000 and a Turtleback Floor Lamp $25,850.
The Daffodil lamp can be valved at $13,800 and the Greek Key lamp is said to be valued in the range of $15,000
We have expertise in all types of Tiffany lamps including Tiffany hanging lamps, Tiffany Table lamps, Tiffany Chandeliers, Tiffany desk lamps, as well as Tiffany Piano lamps.
How to tell if you have an authenic Tiffany lamp:
One: Interestingly, due to the age of authentic Tiffany lamps, the glass sections will likely produce a rattle if lightly tapped.
Two: The vast majority of all Tiffany lamp shades and bases were stamped with the mark “Tiffany Studios New York,” along with a series of numbers.
Contact us if you have any lamps you suspect could be Tiffany lamps. We can identify them for you, provide appraisal service, sell them at private or public sale, take them on consignment, or auction them with the reserve of your choice.
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