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Object Name: 
Favrile “Lava” Vase with Mount
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 21 cm, W: 23.8 cm, Diam: 14.2 cm, L: 20.2 cm
On Display
about 1904-1906
Web Description: 
The bronze mount is part of this vase, not just an accessory. Tiffany’s “Lava” vases were inspired by the amorphous shapes and rough textures of hardened lava, but they also reflect his admiration for the surfaces and colors of ancient glass.
Lillian Nassau LLC, Former Collection
Louis C. Tiffany
Engraved base
Primary Description: 
Favrile “Lava” Vase with Mount. Colorless non-lead glass with striations of pale amber and deep blue, cased in colorless; overall iridization; blown with hot applications; cast bronze or copper. Cylindrical with rounded base; three-handled metal mount; deep vase with irregular lipless rim, slightly waisted body and rounded base covered with raised wrap trailing which spirals
Jurors' Choice (2007) illustrated, p. 93; BIB# AI75161
Plastik sanatlarda cam malzemenin uygulanisi (2003) illustrated, p. 29, fig.2.25; BIB# 120381
Art Nouveau (1999) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# 65135
Art Nouveau (1989) illustrated, p. 140; BIB# 24593
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, p. 126, #39; BIB# AI19055
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1986 (1987) illustrated, pp. 4, 6; BIB# AI96383