Favrile Vase

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Object Name: 
Favrile Vase
Accession Number: 
50.4.515
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13 cm; Body Diam (max): 14.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1904-1906
Web Description: 
Tiffany used the term "Favrile" to described his iridescent and other art glasses, and he patented the name in 1894.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1393 C. L. C. Tiffany - Favrile
inscription
base
Primary Description: 
Favrile Vase. Favrile iridescent glass; free-blown; broad squat globular body, short shoulder sloping slightly to short wide neck tapering to flat-collared mouth, ringed circular foot with ground and polished pontil mark; decoration of purplish scrolled circlet on sides, elaborate pointed and scrolled swags on neck and shoulder, marked in script on base "1393 C. L. C. Tiffany - Favrile".
Three Art Nouveau Glass Makers (1960) illustrated, p. 129, fig. 4;