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Cypriot Vase

Cypriot Vase

c. 1916

Tiffany Studios

(American, 1902-1932)

Favrile glass

Diameter: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.); Overall: 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Bequest of Virginia Hubbell 1997.302

Description

Favrile, a type of glass developed by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) in the early 1890s, has a satiny surface and rich, iridescent colors. Tiffany established glass furnaces in Corona, New York, where he produced beautifully designed and crafted Favrile glass vases and bowls.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Glass
Medium: 
Favrile glass

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