TIFFANY STUDIOS | "SHASTA DAISY" PAPERWEIGHT VASE
Property from the Collection of Jeep and Carla Harned
"SHASTA DAISY" PAPERWEIGHT VASE
engraved 2964G L. C. Tiffany-Favrile
6½ in. (16.5 cm) high
5⅜ in. (13.7 cm) diameter
Overall in very good condition. The interior of the vase is applied with a delicate lavender iridescence which is highly complementary to the floral motif and greatly enhances the luminosity of the vase. The glass with some extremely minor and fine surface scratches consistent with age and gentle handling. The glass with some occasional extremely minor surface irregularities, air bubbles, and particulate inclusions inherent in the making and not visually distracting. The rim with some minor tool marks inherent in the making and not visually distracting. The underside of the foot with some traces of adhesive residue. The interior of the vase with some extremely minor traces of surface soiling. A delicate and beautifully executed work with refined details and elegant form.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Martin Eidelberg, Tiffany Favrile Glass and the Quest for Beauty, New York, 2007, p. 69 (for a related vase)