Favrile Flower-Form Vase

Object Name: 
Favrile Flower-Form Vase

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Object Name: 
Favrile Flower-Form Vase
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 38.8 cm; Diam (foot): 13.7 cm
On Display
about 1900-1903
Credit Line: 
Gift of George D. Macbeth
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent green and translucent opal iridescent lead glasses; blown and pattern-molded. Elongated cup form; circular uneven upper rim; bulbous body; long delicate stem ending in an elongated swelling knop; body and stem are decorated with double-pull green feathering; domed and folded foot; rough pontil; engraved on base of foot: "L. C. Tiffany - Favrile, Y 7498"; also scratch-engraved "6578".
Macbeth, George D., Source
The illustrated encyclopedia of glass (2011) illustrated, pp. 88, 256; BIB# 128671
The Encyclopedia of Glass (2001) illustrated, p. 80, p. 211; BIB# 69319
A Museum Built on Sand (1980-10) pp. 126-130, ill. p. 129;
After the Flood (1980-07) pp. 20-23, ill. p. 21;