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Miniature Vase with Silver Lid
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Miniature Vase with Silver Lid

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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. He developed it into a sensuous, organic style. The Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, founded in Corona, New York, in 1892, was particularly known for its "Favrile" glass, which imitated the iridescent sheen that ancient Roman glass acquired after being buried for centuries.
  • 3000 Years of Glass: Treasures from The Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1982.
Provenance Laura F. Delano, New York; Walters Art Museum, 1972, by bequest.
Credit Bequest of Laura F. Delano, 1972

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Favrile glass and silver
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3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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