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Tiffany Studios New York "Calyx" Flower Form Favrile Glass Vase


This Favrile glass flower form vase, by Tiffany Studios New York, is meant to suggest the calyx forms, open or closed, of crocus or tulip flowers. This richly-hued orange-yellow vase is tall and slender and colored with exquisite green and white effects. Here, the Favrile glass flower is waiting to gently blossom.


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Item #: T-19725
Artist: Tiffany Studios New York
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 19.5" height, 3.75" diameter
Materials: Favrile glass 
Signed: "L. C. Tiffany-Favrile T684"
Literature: Similar flower form vase pictured in The Tiffany Collection of the Chrysler Museum at Norfolk, by Paul E. Doros, Richmond, VA: W. M. Brown & son, Inc., 1978, p. 38, cat. no. 41; Similar flower form vase also pictured in The Art Glass of Louis Comfort Tiffany, by Paul E. Doros, New York: The Vendome Press, 2013, p. 70. fig. 18

Vases of the “floriform,” or "flower form," type range among the most desired glasses, were complicated to produce and therefore very expensive even around 1900. Louis Comfort Tiffany’s objects d’art were often inspired by floral motives in this case it depicts a reduced blooming flower.