Collection

All of the following images feature objects from the Driehaus Collection of Fine and Decorative Arts, presented in harmony with the Samuel M. Nickerson Mansion's late 19th-century interiors. For curatorial information about a specific object, please call 312 482 8933, ext. 30 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tiffany Studios (American, 1902–32), curtain border floor lamp, 1899–1920. Photo by Alexander Vertikoff, 2011.
Oscar Spalmach (Italian, 1864–1917), Cupid and Psyche, late 19th century. Photo by Alexander Vertikoff, 2011.
Victorian side chair in carved walnut, late 19th century. Photo by Steve Hall of Hedrich Blessing, 2008.
Tiffany Studios (American, 1902-32), Gothic-style memorial chandelier, late 19th century. Photo by Steve Hall of Hedrich Blessing, 2008.
Tiffany Studios (American, 1902-32), nautilus shell centerpiece table lamp, ca. 1910. Photo by Steve Hall of Hedrich Blessing, 2008.
Renaissance Revival center table, late 19th century. Photo by Steve Hall of Hedrich Blessing, 2008.
Chickering & Sons (American), grand piano, ca. 1895. Photo by Steve Hall of Hedrich Blessing, 2008.

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September 13, 2016
‘Giant Gems of the Smithsonian’ Now Open in Dallas

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