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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)
Date:
1893–1900
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Favrile glass
Dimensions:
H. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1955
Accession Number:
55.213.28
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 743
Tiffany's vases in the shapes of flowers are among his most fanciful creations. Some of the earliest were tall attenuated vases reminiscent of buds, like the example shown here. They vary in their coloration from a pale green and white to darker, more opaque greens and reds.
Inscription: [on underside]: L.C.T. / M 427
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