Someone on Reddit suggested it was time for a revival of 18th Century Fashion, and pointed out the advantages of bringing it into the current day.
He makes a very good argument.
Damn, that’s beautiful. It captures autumn, doesn’t it?
It’s a Tiffany Studios drop head Dragonfly lamp, c. 1910, with a verdigris patinated leaded glass shade.
It was sold in the Andrew Jones Auctions gallery in Los Angeles last week, for $200,000 (€170,100). I hold Tiffany in the v highest regard, but the real thing is so far outside my budget—which barely covers my semi-annual haircut and the occasional purchase of a fresh turnip—that I make do with modern imitations.
I wish I lived in a Tiffany world.
Here’s the full auction catalog