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Chandelier Fragments

Accession Number
2011/2.2.19

Title
Chandelier Fragments

Artist(s)
Louis Comfort Tiffany

Object Creation Date
1890-1891

Medium & Support
glass and metal

Dimensions
2 1/8 in. x 1/2 in. ( 5.4 cm x 1.27 cm )

Credit Line
Museum purchase

Subject matter

The ornament is a fragment of a chandelier meant to resemble Queen Anne's Lace. It was originally made to hang in the Music Room of Havemeyer House in New York City.

Physical Description

This is a clouded glass half-orb with predominent colors of white and blue, tinged by iridescence.

Primary Object Classification
Decorative Arts

Primary Object Type
chandelier

Collection Area
Western

Rights
If you are interested in using an image for a publication, please visit http://umma.umich.edu/request-image for more information and to fill out the online Image Rights and Reproductions Request Form. Keywords
Art Nouveau
chandeliers (hanging lights)
decorative arts
fragments (object portions)
glass (material)
interior decoration
natural element motifs

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