Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Vase

Artist:
Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York)
Date:
ca. 1908
Culture:
American
Medium:
Blown glass
Dimensions:
H. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of the family of Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly Robinson, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.447.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: [on underside]: L.C. Tiffany- Favrile 8646D
Original decoration of the Akron, Ohio, mausoleum built for John Kelly Robinson, who died in 1908. The vases, for fear of theft or vandalism, were removed from the mausoleum in recent years by Robinson's granddaughter, Mrs. John O. Vieta, before their donation to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Related Objects

Woodland Interior

Artist: Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Date: 1866 or 1868 Medium: Watercolor and gouache on tan paper Accession: 1992.66.2 On view in:Not on view

Designs for McCormick Windows

Artist: Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Date: 1922 Medium: Watercolor sketching boards with window-shaped mounts with text in graphite Accession: 1992.67b On view in:Not on view

Design for geometric window

Artist: Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Date: ca. 1911–15 Medium: Watercolor, gouache, pen and black ink, and graphite on off-white artist board Accession: 67.653.2 On view in:Not on view

Suggestion for Decoration of Hershey Community Theater, Hershey, PA

Artist: Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Date: ca. 1915 Medium: Watercolor, gouache, pen and black ink, aluminum paint and bronze powder ink, and graphite on artist board with original shaped window mat Accession: 67.654.10 On view in:Not on view

Suggestion for Fixtures and Ceiling Decoration for Hershey Community Theater, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Artist: Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Date: ca. 1915 Medium: Watercolor, gouache, metallic inks, colored pencil, aluminum paint, and graphite on artist board Accession: 67.654.13 On view in:Not on view