Decorative Arts and Design
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3 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (7.9 x 9.2 x 9.2 cm) (show scale)
Scratched on bottom: "L.C.T. / 04999"
Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
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.
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)
overall, 67.120.108.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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