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Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Tiffany was the foremost American exponent of the Art Nouveau movement, which rejected historical styles and called for a re-examination of vegetal and zoological motifs, particularly as seen in Japanese art.
Exhibitions
  • Art Nouveau from Maryland Collections. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1979.
  • Louis Comfort Tiffany: Revelations of True Beauty. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1989.
  • Russian Enamels. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996-1997.
  • Artistic Luxury. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco. 2008-2009.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] L. C. Tiffany; [Stamp] 91507
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1898-1907
Medium
enamel on copper
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.589
Measurements
H with lid: 9 3/4 in. (24.77 cm)
Geographies
  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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