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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Opalescent glass
  • Place Manufactured: Corona, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1896-1900
    DIMENSIONS 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. (7.3 x 6 x 6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom: scratched "L.C.T. (Louis Comfort Tiffany) / N1827"; also original paper label with "TIFFANY FAVRILE GLASS / REGISTERED TRADE MARK", printed in circle around cipher including letters "C D T C O"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    ACCESSION NUMBER 67.120.81
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Miniature vase, opalescent or "Favrile" glass. Ovoid form, slightly pointed in center; loop-type handles formed from re-applied gather on either side; footed. Metallic wash on surface forming iridescent purple, green, and silver color, with flashes of gold. Condition: Excellent
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Tiffany Studios (1902-1932). Vase, ca. 1896-1900. Opalescent glass, 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. (7.3 x 6 x 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.120.81. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.120.81.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 67.120.81.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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