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Tiffany Studios

"Peacock" Vase

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 USD

Property from the Estate of a Private Collector, New York

Tiffany Studios

Tiffany Studios

"Peacock" Vase

"Peacock" Vase

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 USD

Lot sold:

30,240

USD

Property from the Estate of a Private Collector, New York

Tiffany Studios

"Peacock" Vase


circa 1898

favrile glass

engraved L.C.T. o7473 with firm's paper label

18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm) high

Overall in very good condition. When viewed firsthand, the vase successfully emulates the richness and complexity of a peacock plume, with a beautiful, variegated color palette and luminous iridescence. The glass with scattered air bubbles, particulate inclusions and surface irregularities inherent in the making and not visually distracting. The glass surfaces with scattered and very faint surface scratches consistent with age and gentle handling. The foot of the vase displays a very elegant lobed composition. On the foot there are a few occasional small horizontal surface irregularities which are likely toolmarks from production, only visible upon close inspection and not visually distracting. The interior of the vase presents with very light surface soiling. The underside is applied with several small felt pads and paper labels from a previous owner. An extremely elegant and complex design with rich decoration.


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.