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Iridescent glass (favrile) gold stemmed and elongated vase, rounded and slightly turned in at shoulder, very short neck, flared lip, circular base with sun-like rays around stem

Marks

On base: "L.C.T. Y 5779" Paper label with Tiffany registered trademark

Provenance

Purchased at Tiffany's in New York by Misses Emily E. Sylvester (1863-1955) and Maria W. Sylvester (1876-1957) (exact date of purchase unknown); inherited by Mrs. G. Elliott Robinson from her aunts (Misses Emily E. and Maria W. Sylvester); 1995, given to the MFA by Mrs. G. Elliot Robinson [May 24, 1995]

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. G. Elliott Robinson and their son Clayton S. Robinson in memory of Emily E. Sylvester (1863-1955) and Maria W. Sylvester (1876-1957)

about 1905

Object Place

Corona, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 27.3 x 8.6 cm (10 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1995.67

Medium or Technique

Favrile glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass