Research: Luce Center for American Art

Salt Cellar
Accession #67.120.84
Culture American
Maker Tiffany Studios
TitleSalt Cellar
Dateca. 1900-1920
MediumOpalescent glass
Dimensions1 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in. (3.5 x 5.6 x 5.6 cm)
MarksScratched on base: "L.C.T. / Favrile / 1302"
Inscriptionsno inscriptions
Signedno signature
Credit LineBequest of Laura L. Barnes
LocationVisible Storage: Case 1, Shelf A (Tiffany Glass)
DescriptionSalt cellar, opalescent or "Favrile" glass. Lower part of body has concave flare; above is sloping shoulder with concave neck and elongated, flaring lip. Applied lily-pad gathers encircle body in vertical fashion. Metallic wash on surface forming iridescent amber and gold colors with flashes of purple and blue. Condition: Excellent.