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Object Name: 
Lamp with Lustered Ceramic Base
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 81.5 cm; Base Diam: 21.5 cm; Shade Diam: 20.9 cm; Cap Diam: 4.1 cm
On Display
about 1895-1905
Web Description: 
Massier was a French ceramist who specialized in Art Nouveau–style luster wares. Both Tiffany and Massier participated in Samuel Bing’s first exhibition at the Salon de l’Art Nouveau in Paris in 1895.
Marcilhac, Felix, Source
Primary Description: 
Blown and iridized; lustered ceramic base, bronze fittings. A large ceramic lamp, with a long inverted cone shape, decorated with polychrome iridescent glaze; abstract floral motifs. Brown, domed-shaped glass shade, with areas of clear glass and leaf-shaped patterns. Small metal cap.
The Fragile Art: Extraordinary Objects from The Corning Museum of Glass
Park Avenue Armory 2009-01-23 through 2009-02-01
The 55th Annual Winter Antiques Show
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages
Seattle Art Museum 2005-10-15 through 2006-01-04
Toledo Museum of Art 2006-02-02 through 2006-04-30
Dallas Museum of Art 2006-05-30 through 2006-09-06
Carnegie Museum of Art 2006-10-06 through 2007-03
Corning Museum of Glass (2009-01) illustrated, p. 7; BIB# 109342
Louis Comfort Tiffany : artist for the ages (2005) illustrated, pp. 94-95, Cat. 14; BIB# 84633
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1979 (1980) illustrated, pp. 6, 8; BIB# AI97143