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Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Opalescent glass
DATES 1900
DIMENSIONS 4 5/8 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (11.7 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Scratched on bottom: "B1632 / L.C.T." Affixed on bottom, original circular paper label printed: "TIFFANY FAVRILE GLASS / REGISTERED TRADEMARK" in circle around cipher including letters "GDT CO."
CREDIT LINE Gift of Charles W. Gould
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Opalescent or "Favrile" glass vase, pyriform shape with flaring lip and footed base in silvery green-blue iridescence on a mottled yellow ground with scalloped blue, brown and purple bands. CONDITION: Broken and repaired; the break is about a half inch from the foot and continues all around the piece. Another crack goes up to the side and encircles the shoulder and neck. (lab report 4/4/97)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848–1933). Vase, 1900. Opalescent glass, 4 5/8 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (11.7 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles W. Gould, 14.739.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 14.739.3_acetate_bw.jpg)
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