Research: Luce Center for American Art

Vase
Accession #2000.79.1
Maker Tiffany Studios
TitleVase
Dateca. 1920
MediumOpalescent glass
Dimensions13 x 8 x 8 in. (33.0 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
MarksOn bottom, etched in script: "Louis C. Tiffany Furnaces Inc. Favrile" and "3326M"
Credit LineGift of Richard L. Gaynor and Donald S. Gaynor in memory of their parents, Robert Samuel Gaynor and Pearl Russek Gaynor
LocationVisible Storage: Case 1, Shelf B (Tiffany Glass)
DescriptionOpalescent or "Favrile" glass vase; large, thick-walled, baluster shape. Wide mouth with pronounced rim, large neck, broad shoulder; body swells, then tapers to slightly sloped base. Ring separating foot from body probably applied, with noticeable scarf joint. Nearly colorless body overlaid with gold iridescence with rose highlights especially pronounced at join of body and neck. Condition: very good