Decorative Arts and Design
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13 x 8 x 8 in. (33.0 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm) (show scale)
On bottom, etched in script: "Louis C. Tiffany Furnaces Inc. Favrile" and "3326M"
Gift of Richard L. Gaynor and Donald S. Gaynor in memory of their parents, Robert Samuel Gaynor and Pearl Russek Gaynor
Opalescent or "Favrile" glass vase; large, thick-walled, baluster shape. Wide mouth with pronounced rim, large neck, broad shoulder; body swells, then tapers to slightly sloped base. Ring separating foot from body probably applied, with noticeable scarf joint. Nearly colorless body overlaid with gold iridescence with rose highlights especially pronounced at join of body and neck.
Condition: very good
Tiffany Studios (1902-1932). Vase, ca. 1920. Opalescent glass, 13 x 8 x 8 in. (33.0 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Richard L. Gaynor and Donald S. Gaynor in memory of their parents, Robert Samuel Gaynor and Pearl Russek Gaynor
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