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Fruit Cup

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Opalescent glass
  • Place Manufactured: Corona, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1906–1912
    DIMENSIONS 3 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (9.2 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Engraved on base: "3029D / L.C. Tiffany / Favrile"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    ACCESSION NUMBER 67.120.112
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Opalescent or "Favrile" glass fruit cup. Wide flaring lip; double spherical body divided into eight planes by eight vertical ribs; footed base. Of amber glass with surface of applied metallic glass of iridescent shades of purple and gold with flashes of green. Condition: Excellent.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Tiffany Studios (1902–1932). Fruit Cup, ca. 1906–1912. Opalescent glass, 3 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (9.2 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.120.112. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.120.112_bw.jpg)
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