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The Value of Mosaic Glass: Antique Tiffany Lamps and Beyond

Tiffany Studios Black-eyed Susan Mosiac Glass Table Lamp, Art glass and patinated bronze, New York, early 20th century (Lot 46, Estimate $20,000-$30,000)

What image do the words “Tiffany lamp” conjure in your mind’s eye? You probably see a colorful, mosaic glass lamp on a patinated bronze base with a floral or geometric motif, or perhaps some dragonflies.

The fact that “Tiffany” tends to be synonymous in the American vernacular with “beautiful mosaic glass lighting” is a testament to the legacy of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s vision, and the execution of that vision by the gifted artists and craftsmen and women working at Tiffany Studios.… Read More