Lot 208
  • 208

Tiffany Studios

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
Sold
25,000 USD
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Description

  • Tiffany Studios
  • "Millefiore" Decorated Vase
  • engraved L.C.T. R2505
  • favrile glass
  • 9 7/8  in. (25.1 cm) high

Provenance

Lillian Nassau, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Paul E. Doros, The Tiffany Collection of the Chrysler Museum at Norfolk, Norfolk, 1978, p. 108, no. 149 (for a related vase from the same series in the collection of the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia)
Alastair Duncan, Tiffany at Auction, New York, 1981, p. 21, no. 32 (for a related example from the same series)
Louis C. Tiffany: Meisterwerke des amerikanischen Jugendstils, exh. cat., Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, 1999, cats. 154-155 (for related examples from the series in the collections of Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, and Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington, Lancashire, respectively)
Robert Koch, Louis C. Tiffany: The Collected Works of Robert Koch, Atglen, PA, 2001, p. 197 (for a related example from the same series in the collection of the Morse Museum, Winter Park, Florida)
Martin Eidelberg, Tiffany Favrile Glass and the Quest of Beauty, New York, 2007, p. 41 (for a related example from the same series)
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Couleurs et Lumière, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montreal, Montreal, 2010, p. 153, cat. 115 (for the related example from the same series in the collection of the Chrysler Museum)
Paul Doros, The Art Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany, New York, 2013, p. 209 (for a related example from the series)
David A. Hanks, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Treasures from the Driehaus Collection, New York, 2013, p. 115 (for a related example from the same series)
Timeless Beauty, The Art of Louis Comfort Tiffany, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Atglen, PA, 2016, p. 99 (for a related example from the same series)

Catalogue Note

The present “Millefiore” vase is distinguished by its impressive scale compared to other examples from the R series. Decorated with a wild, whiplash leaf-and-vine motif, this superb vase is enriched with stunning lavender iridescence, which further accents the delicately articulated millefiore blossoms.
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