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AppraiserJM
AppraiserJM, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Category: Antiques
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Experience:  Certified Appraiser, Appraiser's Association of America. USPAP qualified through 2015.
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Hello I am interested in receiving an appraisal for what i believe is a Tiffany Lamp
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Description of item:
Stand up brass Tiffany Lamp
Bottom of lamp has the number "58" engraved on it as well as the initials "CM"
Lamp was a wedding gift given to us
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
photo 2
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
photo 3
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 2 years ago.
Hi, my name is*****'m a certified appraiser, and I'd be happy to help.Is there a Tiffany or Tiffany & Co marking anywhere on the lamp?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you I look forward to your response
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It says 58 and MC on the lamp
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
We were told the MCcould stand for Tiffany Montrcarlo lamp? But we are not sure
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 2 years ago.
Is it MC or CM? I can't tell in the photo, there is a bit of glare from the flash.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It's a C with an M on top of it and the number 58
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 2 years ago.
Thanks. This is definitely not a Tiffany lamp. I'm not aware of their being a Monte Carlo standing floor lamp by Tiffany, but if so it would not be marked this way.I've done a good bit of research to find the CM/MC manufacturer, but there are no records. The 58 most likely refers to either the height or an internal model number. This is mid-20th century, and it's not a mark/name that has made any impact on the vintage market.Even if it were Tiffany or a collectible vintage maker, the majority of value in these lamps is in the shade. Given that there is no shade, the value of the 20th century cast and patinated metal standing floor lamp would be in the range of $300-$400.Sincerely,Jennifer
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you so much
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 2 years ago.
You're welcome. I'm sorry I didn't have better news for you!