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Vase

Artist:
Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York)
Date:
ca. 1908
Culture:
American
Medium:
Blown glass
Dimensions:
H. 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of the family of Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly Robinson, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.447.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: [on underside]: L.C. Tiffany- Favrile 8647D
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.
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