With Art & Industry: 1890-1920
Objects Vase, 1907
Vase, 1907

Made by Tiffany Glass Co., Corona, NY
Iridescent Favrile art glass

Louis Comfort Tiffany, son of the founder of Tiffany & Company in New York, was the leading proponent of Art Nouveau glass in the United States. He became well known after his showing at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. The iridescence of his Favrile glass was achieved by spraying hot glass with metallic salts. The glass absorbed the salts so that the iridescent colors became a part of the glass.

Gift of the Dorothy B. McCumber Estate, Lewistown, IL (745776)

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