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Covered Box

Designer:
Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York)
Maker:
Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company (American, 1892–1902)
Maker:
(Stourbridge Glass Company)
Date:
1898–1902
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Favrile glass, enamel on copper
Dimensions:
3 7/8 x 6 x 4 13/16 in. (9.8 x 15.2 x 12.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, 1951
Accession Number:
51.121.42a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 743
Tiffany kept this box in his collection. It is the largest of the few pieces that feature repoussé enamel decoration into which glass with a pearly iridescence was blown.
Inscription: [on underside]: Louis C Tiffany / SC 300 9A
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, New York, until 1951.
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