Research: Luce Center for American Art

Vase
Accession #67.120.108
Culture American
Maker Tiffany Studios
TitleVase
Dateca. 1900-1920
MediumOpalescent glass
Dimensions3 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (7.9 x 9.2 x 9.2 cm)
MarksScratched on bottom: "L.C.T. / 04999"
Inscriptionsno inscriptions
Signedno signature
Credit LineBequest of Laura L. Barnes
LocationVisible Storage: Case 1, Shelf A (Tiffany Glass)
DescriptionMiniature vase, opalescent or "Favrile" glass. Amber glass overlaid with silver, blue, and purple iridescence that is pale on the pronounced shoulder and much deeper below. Squashed ovoid shape. Cylindrical neck rim is depressed on one side, as is sloping shoulder. Body tapers irregularly to form base. Condition: Fair; noticeable repair on neck and shoulder; piece apparently broken off and glued back together.