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Vase

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:
Enamel on copper
Dimensions:
H. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, 1951
Accession Number:
51.121.36
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 743
This object forms part of a group of glass vessels and enamel containers Louis Comfort Tiffany loaned to the Museum in 1925 that were later given to the Museum by the Tiffany Foundation in 1951 (51.121.1–.44). Tiffany originally chose this group of objects to show examples of form, technique, and color that were not represented in the 1896 Havemeyer gift (96.17.9–.56). Tiffany employed the dragonfly in many mediums. Here, his artisans cleverly evoked the shimmer of the wings by embedding minute pieces of silvery mica in the transparent enamel.
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