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Salt Cellar

Decorative Arts

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
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 67.120.84
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    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
    IMAGE overall, 67.120.84.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    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.
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