Favrile Agate Vase

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Object Name: 
Favrile Agate Vase
Accession Number: 
50.4.523
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.3 cm, Diam (max): 10.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1897-1899
Primary Description: 
Favrile Agate Vase. Favrile glass, heavy, opaque, mottled and streaked, variegated muted colors predominately pale blue-greens, ambers; rib-molded and free-blown; semi-melon shape, short cylindrical neck with sheared neck, flat base with depressed center and with incised marks "L.C.T. H242"; pattern of wide-spaced pronounced vertical ribs converging and swirled on neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Tiffany, Louis Comfort (American, 1848-1933), Former Collection
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
TIFFANY. FAVRILE. GLASS. REGISTERED. TRADEMARK.
Label
on bottom of base with monogram in the center
L.C.T. H242
Signature
incised edge of foot ring
Title Unknown (Parke-Bernet Galleries)
Venue(s)
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages
Venue(s)
Seattle Art Museum 2005-10-15 through 2006-01-04
Toledo Museum of Art 2006-02-02 through 2006-04-30
Dallas Museum of Art 2006-05-30 through 2006-09-06
Carnegie Museum of Art 2006-10-06 through 2007-03
 
Louis Comfort Tiffany : artist for the ages (2005) illustrated, p. 126, Cat. 27; BIB# 84633
Louis C. Tiffany: Meisterwerke des amerikanischen Jugendstils (1999) illustrated, pp. 161, 249, #121; BIB# 60420
The Encyclopedia of Decorative Styles: 1850-1935 (1988) illustrated, p. 77, ill.; BIB# 24810
A Museum Built on Sand (1980-10) illustrated, pp. 126-130, ill. p. 129;
Three Art Nouveau Glass Makers (1960) illustrated, pp. 124-125, fig. 1;