Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York)
Tiffany Studios (1902–32)
Made in New York, New York, United States
Leaded favrile glass
98 x 36 in. (248.9 x 91.4 cm)
Gift of Ruth and Frank Stanton, 1978
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 701
These highly decorative panels (see also 1978.19.2) feature lush grapes and vines entwined on a rectilinear trellis. The broad leaves are rendered in a wide variety of greens touched with blue, purple, and even pink. The slender—vines--some lead, some glass--twist themselves around the trellis, while the rounded, three-dimensional forms of the grapes further enhance the illusionistic effect. In another hallmark of Tiffany windows, the leading is of varying thickness; the grapevines are delicate and fluid, while thicker, more uniform leading conveys the rigidity of the trellis.