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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 3 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (7.9 x 9.2 x 9.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Scratched on bottom: "L.C.T. / 04999"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    ACCESSION NUMBER 67.120.108
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Miniature 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.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Tiffany Studios (1902–1932). Vase, ca. 1900–1920. Opalescent glass, 3 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (7.9 x 9.2 x 9.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.120.108. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.120.108.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 67.120.108.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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