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Tiffany vase

Tiffany vase

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Description (Brief)
Favrile Glass. The body is of green bottle glass. Form: A short ovoid body with the pointed end up, no neck, but a large opening. Decorated with fish in colors and water lines, scroll work, etc. cut by the lapidary's wheel; the outlines of the fish, their scales and fins are also cut. Clear green Tiffany glass vase with impressed fish and swirls of water. The four large fishes also have red and yellow opaque glass color applied to them. There are small natural bubbles in the glass. There are paper labels on the bottom: Round paper label "'Tiffany-Favrille' Glass-Registered Trade Mark" and has the Tiffany symbol; oval red and white paper label with red edges "7500;" Rectangular paper label "B 4173;" Rectangular paper label "96.419," "Acc. 30451," "Favrile Glass Cut," and "Mr. Chas Tiffany, New York." Gift of Charles Tiffany, value $75.00.
Object Name
vase
date made
1893-96
1893 - 96
maker
Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company, or Tiffany Studios
Physical Description
green, light (overall color)
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
glass, transparent (overall material)
applied (joint piece production method/technique)
engraved (joint piece production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/8 in x 6 3/4 in; 18.0975 cm x 17.145 cm
ID Number
CE.96419
catalog number
96419
accession number
30951
maker number
4173
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Louis Tiffany
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Exhibition
Art in Industry
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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