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In today's market all Handel lamps are highly sought after with pricesranging from 00.00 dollars for lamps with simpler designs to over 0, 000for extreme rarities with "One of a kind" variations on a designtheme.It was not until 1899 that Tiffany publicly introduced the lamps forsale.Tiffany is best known for his designs of glass vessels, lamps andwindows, but he also created items in various other media including metalwork, furniture, jewelry and ceramics, introducing enamels in 1898, art pottery in1900, and jewelry in 1904.The shade measures 18" is properly signed BIGELOW & KINNARD BOSTON.Glass has the graduated colors that blend perfectly.In an effort to reach the interiors of a greater population, Tiffanybegan to design lamps to allow more people to enjoy art and beauty in their ownhome.Colored glass, Tiffanys lasting love and challenge, found fresh scope andinspiration.
Fabrication ofthe lamps began in 1885, with the majority of them being made between 1895 and1920.The shade is 18" reverse painted in the harbor scene signed Handel #5936 WR, whom is William Runge, one of Handels finest artists. The company is best known for their reverse paintedlamps, hand painted with a wide array of beautiful lamps with subjects rangingfrom historical scenes to birds, flowers and butterflies.No two lampseven with the same design number by the same artist were ever identical, thesuccess of each lamp depended largely on the ability of the artist.Awareness of Tiffanyscraftsmanship escalated with an Art Nouveau show in 1960 at the Museum of Modern Art. Thecompany began the production of their own lamp bases in 1902 with the opening ofthe Handel foundry, allowing production of the lamps completely "In house".Today the designs of Louis Comfort Tiffany are honored and treasured aroundthe world, confirming Tiffanys legacy as a visionary of Art Nouveau design ANDMOST ANYTHING WITH THE MAGICAL TIFFANY NAME FETCHES ENORMOUS SUMS OFMONEY 8,950 Here for your consideration is a wonderful HANDEL harbor scene 18" recerse painted lamp. Thelamps were made in a variety sizes that ranged from boudoir to floor lamps to18" diameter table lamps.