Favrile Aquamarine Paperweight Vase with Sea Life

Object Name: 
Favrile Aquamarine Paperweight Vase with Sea Life

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Object Name: 
Favrile Aquamarine Paperweight Vase with Sea Life
Accession Number: 
54.4.6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.4 cm; Rim Diam: 19.6 cm; Body Diam: 13.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1911-1912
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Favrile Aquamarine Paperweight Vase with Sea Life. Transparent very pale greenish glass, free-blown, hot-worked, with cased decoration. Solid, extremely heavy round base, with a flattened bottom with ground pontil mark and ground base; shallow top with upcurved rim. In the bottom are incased millefiori-like heavy canes on a green ground, surrounded by enameled strips: an imitation of barnacles or anemones surrounded by seaweed. Scratched engraved on the base: "5194 Gr. L.C. Tiffany-Favrile".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954-06-01
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
5194 G. L.C. Tiffany-Favrile
Inscription
scratch-engraved base
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
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
 
The Art Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany (2013) illustrated, p. 150, fig. 100; BIB# 130298
Tiffany Glass: A Passion for Colour (2009) pp.158; BIB# 112877
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Couleurs et lumiere au musee du Luxembourg (2009) illustrated, p. 30;
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass (1995) illustrated, pp. 33-34; p. 34, Fig. 37; BIB# 26765
Cane and Murrine Decoration in 20th Century Glass (1995) p. 19;