Sale 19DD01 | Lot 134

Tiffany Opalescent Favrile Glass Vase

Catalogue: Doyle+Design

Lot Details

Lot 134
Tiffany Opalescent Favrile Glass Vase
Circa 1908
With applied flowering branches decoration, signed L.C. Tiffany-Favrile 673 C. Height 12 3/4 inches.
By repute, this vase was originally owned by Dr. White, a prominent and wealthy physician in New York City, who then gifted it to the consignor's grandmother.
Note: A similar but smaller vase in striated pale ochre, yellow and colorless glass decorated with applied stylized blossoms and branches signed L.C. Tiffany-Favrile 669 C and measuring 4 7/8 inches tall was sold at Sotheby's, New York, 20th Century Decorative Works of Art, June 12, 1998, lot 298, where it was previously sold on November 19, 1994, sale no. 6628, lot 529.

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $8,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The vase appears to be in generally good condition with the exception of a small narrow sliver of loss to the glass along a portion of one of the three main branches/narrow stems that originate at the bottom of the vase; the loss is in a vertical direction and is approximately one-inch in length on the right side of the stem, near the bottom of the vase; the loss is somewhat difficult to find or notice partly because of the coloration and swirling characteristics of the glass and also its location; it is, however, somewhat sharp to the touch, but it is not too obtrusive or noticeable; there do not appear to be any other losses or condition issues with respect to the other stems or blossom decoration; there is some slight dark discoloration that can be observed within the glass behind a cluster of blossoms, located near the bottom of the vase, apparently, in the making, and not of great consequence; the interior appears to be generally clean, i.e., not water stained; the top rim edge appears to be in good condition, i.e., no rim chips, losses, etc.; no apparent hairline cracks in the glass; ground and polished pontil mark

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Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $8,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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