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Salt Cellar

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Opalescent glass
  • Place Manufactured: Corona, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1900-1920
    DIMENSIONS 1 x 2 15/16 x 2 15/16 in. (2.5 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On base: "L.C.T. / 1256 / Favrile"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 67.120.87
    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 x 2 15/16 x 2 15/16 in. (2.5 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.120.87. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 67.120.87.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Salt cellar, opalescent or "Favrile" glass. Blue bottle glass with metallic wash of light and dark blue iridescence with a hint of gold. Shallow body with slightly ribbed sides rising to form concave, waved lip. Circular base. Condition: Good
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