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1915

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1925

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Vase (USA), ca. 1920

This is a Vase. It was overseen (as design director) by Louis Comfort Tiffany and produced by Tiffany Studios. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is mold-blown favrile glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Bequest of Joseph L. Morris.

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 10.6 x 5.9 cm (4 3/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base, incised: "790 N L.C. Tiffany - Favrile"

Cite this object as

Vase (USA), ca. 1920; Design Director: Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848–1933); mold-blown favrile glass; H x diam.: 10.6 x 5.9 cm (4 3/16 x 2 5/16 in.); Bequest of Joseph L. Morris; 1966-55-13

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Louis Comfort Tiffany and Lockwood de Forest.

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