Favrile Paperweight Vase

Object Name: 
Favrile Paperweight Vase

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Object Name: 
Favrile Paperweight Vase
Accession Number: 
86.4.109
Dimensions: 
H: 15.3 cm, D (max.): 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1907-1910
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of Martha J. Herpst
Primary Description: 
Transparent amber, green non-lead glasses, silver glass inclusions; cased, blown with hot trailing and millefiori inclusions. High-shouldered cylinder; collared neck with flared lip joins high shoulder which rounds into body tapering slightly towards base and low, conical, solid foot; body decorated with irregular hand of large millefiori silver glass blossom inclusions laid on overall trailed and tooled decoration of leaves and stems; base ground flat and polished; ground pontil; inscribed on base in script "8199D L. C. Tiffany-Favrille".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Herpst Estate, Martha J., Source
Category: 
Designing for a New Century: Works on Paper by Lalique and his Contemporaries
Venue(s)
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass
In the late 19th century and early 20th century, René Lalique’s jewelry, and then his beautifully designed glass objects and vessels, made him an influential figure in the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements. His work was acclaimed at the international industrial expositions, particularly the 1900 and 1925 Paris Expositions. Designing for a New Century: Works on Paper by Lalique and His Contemporaries surveys the extraordinary glass art created by Lalique and his European contemporaries, including Maurice Marinot, Auguste Herbst, Emile Gallé,and Val St. Lambert, through design drawings, trade catalogs, period photographs, and rare books from the Rakow Library’s special collections.