Research: Luce Center for American Art

Vase
Accession #67.120.66
Culture American
Maker Tiffany Studios
TitleVase
Dateca. 1896-1919
MediumOpalescent glass
Dimensions3 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (8.6 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm)
MarksScratched on bottom: "8585"
Inscriptionsno inscriptions
SignedScratched on bottom in script: "Louis C. Tiffany"
Credit LineBequest of Laura L. Barnes
LocationVisible Storage: Case 1, Shelf B (Tiffany Glass)
DescriptionMiniature vase of opalescent or "Favrile" glass. Amber bottle glass with metallic overwash of gold, blue and rose iridescent tints. A distinct blue band rims base. Two applied gold serpentines decorate shoulder. Upper body is globular, tapering to narrow, long waist and flaring slightly to form base; short, wide neck. CONDITION: Excellent