Favrile “Agate” Vase with Bronze Mount

Object Name: 
Favrile “Agate” Vase with Bronze Mount

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Object Name: 
Favrile “Agate” Vase with Bronze Mount
Accession Number: 
87.4.45
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.2 cm, Diam (max): 17.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1905-1910
Primary Description: 
Favrile “Agate” Vase with Bronze Mount. Opaque red-brown and amber glass with cream trailing, bronze; blown, iridized. Ovoid shape with rounded base; flared, fire-polished rim tapers to short neck sloping to swollen ovoid body with rounded base; neck and shoulder have been trailed with cream color which has been pulled up into festoons on neck and into large hooks extending over shoulder and upper half of body; fire-petaled decoration in cream has been pulled up from base; narrow base ground and polished flat; vase is cradled within tri-part metal stand comprised of three supporting prongs with curled tips attached to a center horizontal ring, then extending to form three legs ending in paw feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lillian Nassau LLC, Source
1987
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
LCT / Tiffany Registered Trademark Favrile
Label
gold and green circular label with LCT monogram surrounded by the words “Tiffany Registered Trademark Favrile.”
171
Label
White rectangular paper label
Recent Important Acquisitions, 30 (1988) illustrated, p. 111, #27; BIB# AI20606
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1987 (1988) illustrated, pp. 5, 10-11; BIB# AI96382