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Salt Cellar

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Opalescent glass
  • Place Manufactured: Corona, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1900–1920
    DIMENSIONS 1 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in. (3.5 x 5.6 x 5.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Scratched on base: "L.C.T. / Favrile / 1302"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    ACCESSION NUMBER 67.120.84
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Salt 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.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Tiffany Studios (1902–1932). Salt Cellar, ca. 1900–1920. Opalescent glass, 1 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in. (3.5 x 5.6 x 5.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.120.84. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.120.84.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 67.120.84.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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