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Tiffany Studios New York "Millefiori" Favrile Glass Vase

An aura of warm iridescence radiates from this Tiffany Studios New York Favrile glass "Millefiori" vase, enlivening its low inverted baluster form. The technique of millefiori glassmaking was invented by the ancient Egyptians, developed by the Greeks and Romans, and revived by Venetian glassmakers in the Renaissance. Delicate white marsh marigold flowers are applied in a wave arrangement, while adjoined tenuously by a sinuous network of vines. Gold, green, and red iridescence are trapped between clear layers of glass giving this vase astounding levels of depth.

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Item #: T-20393
Artist: Tiffany Studios New York
Country: United States
Circa: 1910
Dimensions: 4" height
Materials: Favrile glass
Signed: “L.C.T” and “R2360”

Tiffany Studios registered "Favrile" as the trademark for his iridescent glass made by the furnaces at his Corona workshops in 1893, establishing the incredible innovation as one of the most sought-after glass forms in history.