Amphora-Shaped Vase
Date ca. 1893-96
Manufacturer:Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, American, 1892 - 1902
Dimensions Overall: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Medium Blown glass
Credit Line Museum purchase
Description This is an unsigned Tiffany favrile glass amphora vase with original paper label in gun metal gray glass swirled with pale gray and blue cased over opalescent glass, the exterior with fine trailings of golden aventurine.
Published ReferencesSotheby's auction catalog, _20th Century Decorative Works of Art including Contemporary Works of Art_, Sale 6676, New York, N. Y., March 17 and 18, 1995, no. 632.
Martin Eidelberg and Nancy A. McClelland, _Behind the Scenes of Tiffany Glassmaking_ (New York: St. Martin's Press in association with Christie's Fine Arts Auctioneers, 2001), x, 155 (type citation).
Jeff Harrison, _Collecting with Vision: Treasures From the Chrysler Museum of Art_ (London: D. Giles Ltd., 2007), 140, fig. 176. ISBN: 978-0-940744-72-1
Inscriptions Tiffany trademark paper label on bottom.
Provenance Louis Comfort Tiffany; Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, N. Y., September 24-28, 1946, sale 785, The Collection of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, lot 27; Sotheby's, New York, N. Y., Sale 6676, March 17-18, 1995, no. 632; Chrysler Museum of Art Purchase, 1995.
Object Label Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company Corona, New York Amphora-Shaped Vase, ca. 1893-96 Blown glass; applied gold aventurine threads; acid-etched Museum purchase 95.9.1 Approved By: ERL
Object Number 95.9.1