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dragonfly lamp

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Designed by Clara Driscoll and produced sometime between 1900 and 1910 in the factory of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Clara Driscoll was Tiffany's top designer, and was one of the highest-paid women in the world, making $10,000 a year in 1904.

As I looked at the lamp, I felt like concentrating on the way the lead canes were used to draw with the glass, and I liked the contrast between the highly patterned organic shapes of the lamp and the straight lines of the surrounding exhibit cases and stands.

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