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Floriform vase

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A thin stem with a slight center bulb rises from a circular foot and is surmounted by a tulip-shaped bowl with undulating edges. The glass of the base and stem is iridescent while that of the bowl is striated white and green in imitation of natural veining


Scratched into underside of base: "L.C.T. Y7823"


1904, wedding gift to Laura Hand and Hamilton Farnham of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (wedding date: September 27, 1904); 2000, to Patsy Chappell of Cambridge, Massachusetts, by inheritance; 2008, to the MFA by gift of Patsy Chappell (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Patricia P. Chappell and family

about 1904

Object Place

Corona, Long Island, New York


Overall: 33 x 12.7 cm (13 x 5 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Favrile glass