Favrile Vase

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Object Name: 
Favrile Vase
Accession Number: 
50.4.524
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.5 cm, Diam (max): 11 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1907
Web Description: 
This vase is inscribed “A - Coll.” on the base, signifying Tiffany chose to keep it for his personal “Artist’s Collection”
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Tiffany, Louis Comfort (American, 1848-1933), Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
119A - Coll. L. C. Tiffany Favrile
inscription
base
Primary Description: 
Favrile Vase. Opaque glass; blown, iridized. Iridescent diagonal draggings and loopings on bronze-like body; slender tall ovoid body, short neck with oval rim; small concave circular base inscribed around outer edge "119A - Coll. L. C. Tiffany Favrile".
Title Unknown (Parke-Bernet Galleries)
Venue(s)
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC
Tiffany's Glass Mosaics
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2017-05-20 through 2018-01-08
When you hear the words “Tiffany” and “glass,” you may immediately think of leaded glass windows or luminous lamps, but artist Louis C. Tiffany expressed his passion for color and glass most innovatively in the technique of mosaic. From monumental architectural installations to inkwells for desktops, Tiffany’s Glass Mosaics will be the first museum exhibition focused exclusively on this aspect of Tiffany’s extraordinary artistic career. The exhibition will feature a selection of objects from museums, libraries, and private collections, including fireplace surrounds, decorative panels, desk accessories, design drawings, sample panels, lamps, trade literature, and a special look at Tiffany’s innovative materials including an array of sheet glass, glass “jewels,” and glass fragments drawn from the archive of The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass. Treasured by local communities, many of Tiffany’s architectural glass mosaics survive today, tucked away in churches, libraries, universities and other public buildings. This exhibition at The Corning Museum of Glass will use new digital displays to bring these artworks to audiences in Corning. By examining the inventive materials and process—from design inspiration to fabrication—we hope that visitors will appreciate the creativity of Tiffany’s talented artists and artisans as never before. This exhibition is jointly organized by The Corning Museum of Glass and The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass.
 
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
Three Art Nouveau Glass Makers (1960) illustrated, p. 127, fig. 2; BIB# AI56856