TIFFANY LAMPS- A HISTORY- by Paul Crist- The most comprehensive reference guide on the lamps of Tiffany Studios ever written. Mr. Crist has been authenticating Tiffany lamps for the top auction houses in the country for the last 20 years and has amassed an incredible amount of knowledge and photographs through countless hours of on-site inspections and research.
Written in a chronological sequence, the books depicts the time line of Tiffany Studio's 30 year evolution of lamp artistry and production. This 352 page "coffee table" volume contains 650 color images of the Studio's work along with 400 advertising images and period photos fleshing out our understanding of how and why the Studio's production evolved the way it did. Illustrated as well, is Tiffany Studio's metal work such as bases, filigrees, and of course his famous Favrille glass. As an artist and craftsman himself, the author has the unique perspective that no other Tiffany author has been previously been able to offer. Having a keen insight on how stained glass is actually produced, Mr. Crist describes the extraordinary qualities and efforts that the Studios went through to produce these incredible lamps.
If you're someone that truly admires the lamp and metal work of Tiffany Studios, this is a book that you can not do without.
Published September 2023
12" x 9.5" page size
669 color illustrations
408 black and white illustrations
Buckram cover boards