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.
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Object Name
Bowl on a low foot
footed vase, bowl on a low foot
date made
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)
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
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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