Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
3 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (8.6 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm) (show scale)
Scratched on bottom: "8585"
Scratched on bottom in script: "Louis C. Tiffany"
Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
Miniature 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.
Tiffany Studios (1902-1932). Vase, ca. 1896-1919. Opalescent glass, 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (8.6 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.120.66. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.120.66.jpg)
overall, 67.120.66.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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