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Ashtray (USA)

This is a ashtray. It was made by Louis Comfort Tiffany. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is favrile glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Joseph L. Morris. It is credited Bequest of Joseph L. Morris.

  • Fragment (India)
  • cotton ground, beetle elytra, gold foil strips, gilt sequins, gold....
  • Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-43-20
  • Brisé Fan
  • carved and pierced ivory sticks, peacock and peahen feathers, gilt metal....
  • Gift of Mrs. James M. Breed.
  • 1964-18-1
  • Peacock Vase Vase
  • mold-blown, iridized glass.
  • Gift of Stanley Siegel, from the Stanley Siegel Collection.
  • 1975-32-11

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 3.4 x 9.7 cm (1 5/16 x 3 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base, incised: "L. C. T. Favrile"

Cite this object as

Ashtray (USA); Made by Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848–1933); favrile glass; H x diam.: 3.4 x 9.7 cm (1 5/16 x 3 13/16 in.); Bequest of Joseph L. Morris; 1966-55-2

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