Vase with Peacock Feather Plique-a-Jour Mount

Object Name: 
Vase with Peacock Feather Plique-a-Jour Mount

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Object Name: 
Vase with Peacock Feather Plique-a-Jour Mount
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 14.5 cm, W: 7.9 cm, Diam (max): 7.5 cm
On Display
about 1897-1899
Web Description: 
The metal mount for this vase was made by Edouard Colonna (German, 1862–1948), who produced several mounts for Tiffany vases although this is the only one known to have survived. The enameling was done by Eugène Feuillatre (French, 1870–1916).
Lesieutre, Alain, Former Collection
Macklowe Gallery, Former Collection
Pollard, Richard, Former Collection
Sotheby's, Source
L.C.T. F2264
Engraved. On underside of vase.
Primary Description: 
Translucent reddish glass with applied iridescence; silver gilt mount with plique-a-jour enamel and set rubies. Small vase with bulbous lower body and long, thin, cylindrical neck. The body is decorated overall with golden iridescence in peacock trailings. A silver gilt mount encircles the long neck with ear-shaped plique-a-jour enamel decoration at the top and six rubies inset in various locations on the mount.
Louis C. Tiffany, Master of Modern Art Glass
Musee du Luxembourg 2009-09-16 through 2010-01-17
Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal 2010-02-11 through 2010-05-02
Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia 2010-06-05 through 2010-08-15
Exhibition of L’Art Nouveau
Grafton Galleries
Siegfried Bing, Paris, Grafton Galleries, London
Reassembled Tiffany (2009-10-30) illustrated, p. C24;
Corning Museum of Glass (2009-01) illustrated, p. 8; BIB# 109342
Tiffany Glass: A Passion for Colour (2009) illustrated, pp.144-145; BIB# 112877
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Couleurs et lumiere au musee du Luxembourg (2009) illustrated, p. 9, left;
Artistic Luxury: Faberge, Tiffany, Lalique (2008) illustrated, p. 287; BIB# 106921
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2006 (2007) illustrated, Cover; pp. [1], 11;
The Gather (2007) illustrated, p. 11;
Journal of Glass Studies, 49 (2007) illustrated, Cover, frontispiece;
The Paris Salons 1895-1914 (1994) p. 447; BIB# 26747
Tiffany at Auction (1981) p. 41, pl. 113; BIB# 21975
Art Nouveau & Art Deco. (Christie's) (1979-05-24) illustrated, p. 41, #113; BIB# 6650
Exhibition of l’Art Nouveau (1899) illustrated, pl. 5; BIB# 30567