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Tiffany Vase
1890s

Art nouveau glass
The flowing internal colors and iridescent surface of this large bulbous vase are an excellent example of two of the many different decorative elements found in Tiffany art glass. A major participant in the Art Nouveau movement, Louis Comfort Tiffany developed various colors, iridescent effects, and glass working techniques in order to produce this distinctive art glass. He created a term for his glass, "Favrile," which eventually became the trademark for various handcrafted Tiffany products. During the late 1890s through the early 20th Century, Tiffany glass, produced in New York receive world-wide recognition.

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Louis Comfort Tiffany, born February 18, 1848, New York, NY; died January 17, 1933, New York, NY
19.5 " high with lid

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