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Tiffany vase

Tiffany vase

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Description (Brief)
Favrile glass. Opaque black and dark brown glass veined with blue, purple, and yellowish gray, low foot is of different mixture and is fastened to the body. Decorated near the lip with threads of Avanturine glass (glass mixed with brass filings). Form: A nearly hemispherical bowl on a low molded base. Purchased from William Tiffany, $25.00.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
vase
Bowl on a low foot
footed vase, bowl on a low foot
date made
1895
maker
Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company, or Tiffany Studios
place made
United States: New York, Queens, Corona
Physical Description
black, striated (overall color)
monochrome, gold (overall surface decoration color name)
glass, ?, opaque (overall material)
blown (overall production method/technique)
threading (joint piece production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/8 in x 6 7/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 17.4625 cm
overall: 4 5/16 in x 6 3/4 in; 10.9855 cm x 17.145 cm
ID Number
CE.96420
catalog number
96420
accession number
30453
maker number
2638
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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