Tiffany vase

Description (Brief):

Favrile glass. The body is of brown bottle glass covered with black. Form: double gourd shape, the lower part much the larger, the neck slender and cylindrical. Decorated with meandering lines hanging in festoons from the bottom when inverted, the lines continuing in a thread to upper part. Purchased from Charles Tiffany for $50.00.

Date Made: 1893-961893 - 96

Maker: Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company, or Tiffany Studios

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CE.96415Catalog Number: 96415Accession Number: 30453Maker Number: 45

Object Name: vasevasevase or bottlevase, bottlevase, tall

Physical Description: monochrome, green, light (overall surface decoration color name)glass, transparent (overall material)amber, dark (overall popular color name)threaded (joint piece production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 19 5/8 in x 8 7/8 in; 49.8475 cm x 22.5425 cmoverall: 19 1/2 in x 9 in; 49.53 cm x 22.86 cm


Record Id: nmah_590351

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