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