SOLD! for $40,960.00.
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Tiffany Studios leaded glass and bronze table lamp with "Arrowroot" pattern conical form shade in green, white, yellow, rust, and blue leaded glass, with label reading "Tiffany Studios, New York" along the lower inside rim, together with a #6701 Tiffany Studios bronze lamp base having an artichoke style riser and an onion bulb design platform above four scrolled feet. Fitted with a 3 socket light cluster and signed on the base "6701 Tiffany Studios New York". Shade: 20 1/2" diameter x 8 1/2" H. Base: 26" H. American, circa 1910. Provenance: the estate of Edith (Edie) M. Bass, Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from her parents, Walter Paul McBride and Claire Childs of Lake Forest, Illinois. The lamp likely originally belonged to Mrs. Bass's grandfather, C. Frederick Childs (1875-1955), founder of the C.F. Childs & Co. Securities Co. Mr. Childs was the first dealer of U.S. Government Securities. His offices in Chicago and New York were across the street from the Federal Reserve in each city and his trading office was located at One Wall Street. Edie McBride Bass attended Miss Porter's School and graduated from Vassar. She married Jack Maddin Bass of Nashville, Tennessee, whose father owned J.M. Bass and Co., one Nashville's first securities firms. Edie served numerous charitable institutions in Nashville. She was a Lifetime Trustee of Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and the Ensworth School, and served on the Board of Miss PorterÕs School. She was a driving force in establishing fund raising for the Swan Ball, The Land Trust of Tennessee, and the M.S. Society. Condition: Shade overall very good condition with no obvious hairlines or wear. Base in overall very good condition with nice old mellow patina. Heat cap is a replacement. Functional at time of inspection (see photos of illuminated lamp).