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Vase

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Opalescent glass
DATES ca. 1920
DIMENSIONS 13 x 8 x 8 in. (33.0 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On bottom, etched in script: "Louis C. Tiffany Furnaces Inc. Favrile" and "3326M"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 2000.79.1
CREDIT LINE Gift of Richard L. Gaynor and Donald S. Gaynor in memory of their parents, Robert Samuel Gaynor and Pearl Russek Gaynor
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION 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 , 2000.79.1. Creative Commons-BY
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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