Tiffany Lamp Stamp – Stamps of USA 2008

Tiffany Lamp Stamp – Stamps of USA 2008

On 07 Mar 2008 USPS re-issued the 1c definitive additional postage stamp -The Tiffany Lamp Stamp. It was issued in sheets of 20 stamps .

The stamp is featuring artist Lou Nolan’s rendering of a Tiffany Lamp. Nolan evokes the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848- 1933)- a designer of glass ,ceramics,jewelry,enamelware and metalwork who transformed everyday objects into works of art.

Tiffany is considered one of the greatest designers of Glass in his era and a leader of Art Nouveau movement a style in visual arts which transformed the design in USA & Europe from 1890’s to WWI. Tiffany’s stained glass lampshades glow with soft colorful light.

The “Wisteria” Lamp designed by Clara Driscoll for Tiffany Studios is a prized Art Nouveau item

USA DEF 1C
TIFFANY LAMP STAMP -USA 2008 -1C DEF ADDITIONAL POSTAGE

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