Louis Comfort Tiffany February 18, — January 17, was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass. He is the American artist most associated with the Art Nouveau  and Aesthetic movements. He was affiliated with a prestigious collaborative of designers known as the Associated Artists, which included Lockwood de Forest , Candace Wheeler , and Samuel Colman. Tiffany designed stained glass windows and lamps , glass mosaics, blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, enamels, and metalwork. Belly’s landscape paintings had a great influence on Tiffany. Tiffany started out as a painter, but became interested in glassmaking from about and worked at several glasshouses in Brooklyn between then and The business was short-lived, lasting only four years. The group made designs for wallpaper, furniture, and textiles. He later opened his own glass factory in Corona, New York, determined to provide designs that improved the quality of contemporary glass.
View auction details, art exhibitions and online catalogues; bid, buy and collect contemporary, impressionist or modern art, old masters, jewellery, wine, watches, prints, rugs and books at sotheby’s auction house. The select grouping from one of the finest Tiffany collections ever known will account for A Tiffany Studios New York glass ‘Cypriote’ vase, featuring a mottled and multi-textured lava-like finish, with an uneven border. The vase has a dark background with iridescent green, blue, purple and metallic swirls.
Cypriote is a textured glass achieved at Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company by rolling glass over a marble or iron surface covered with pulverized bits of the same glass.
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Mix 12 oz. Add to lb. Combine with artistry, chemistry, and secrecy. Tiffany, the New York artist who gained renown from the s through the s for his colorful windows and mosaic lamps, began as a painter but moved on to a palette of minerals and metal oxides with which he created delicately hued and textured glasses.
Unlike stained glass artists of his time, Tiffany mixed the colors into his glass rather than painting them onto it Figure 1. Experimentation in his labs, conducted by skilled chemists and glass workers, found that the addition of gold to a batch of glass would give red; cobalt, blue; uranium, yellow; iron oxide, green.
I don’t even know the exact year. It wasn’t much more than that. GUEST: Because it has it written up here on the inside and it’s on the bottom of the brass piece, too.
Place of Origin. Long Island (made). Date. ca. (made). Artist/maker. Tiffany, Louis Comfort, born – died (designer) Tiffany Glass & Decorating Co.
Tiffany vase. Tiffany Favrile vase. Tiffany vase Q. This vase belonged to my grandmother who originally came here from St. It is 7 inches tall and 6 inches in diameter. On the bottom is: L. Tiffany Favrile and the number E. Any information about this piece and its value would be appreciated. Your piece is an original L.
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Email address:. Remember Me. Remind the password. More Info. Favrile glass is a type of iridescent art glass designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany. It was patented in and first produced in
feb – Vase Artist: Louis Comfort Tiffany Completion Date: Style: Art Nouveau (Modern) Tiffany Studios, New York, Iridescent Favrile Glass Vase.
Louis Comfort Tiffany introduced his Favrile art glass in the mids. It was in production through It not only won awards but inspired other glass companies like Loetz and Quezal to make their own beautiful iridescent glass with a similar look. But, as you might suspect, not every piece of glass marked Tiffany was actually made by this top-shelf company. Since the hand inscribed marks varied greatly from piece to piece and decade to decade, signatures can easily be faked.
Studying the colors and styles of genuine Tiffany glass, along with examining authentic Tiffany marks, are excellent ways to learn to recognize authentic pieces. The more you study the nuances, the easier it will become. This mark was photographed on an original Tiffany Favrile bowl. Paper labels have been reproduced and added to some non-Tiffany wares, so take care to evaluate an entire piece based on the color, style and any other marks present when authenticating this type of glass.
Another version of the L. Tiffany Favrile mark as seen on a footed pedestal bowl. The lettering can vary from slightly from mark to mark, as exhibited here in comparison to the similarly worded mark shown above.
Tiffany Favrile glass Vase
Favrile glass is a type of iridescent art glass developed by Louis Comfort Tiffany. He patented this process in and first produced the glass for manufacture in in Queens, New York. It differs from most iridescent glasses because the color is ingrained in the glass itself, as well as having distinctive coloring. Tiffany won a grand prize at the Paris Exposition for his Favrile glass.
Louis Comfort Tiffany introduced his Favrile art glass in the mids. word Favrile etched into the bottom of a small iridescent bowl dating.
Many of the leaded glass lamps produced by Tiffany Studios are truly iconic. First introduced at the beginning of the 20th century, they have had a strong international appeal ever since. Tiffany Studios. Leaded glass, patinated bronze. The lamp is one of only 14 thought to exist — five of which are in museum collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
His factory, located in Queens, New York, produced these and a wide variety of other decorative objects for almost 40 years. Tiffany hired some of the finest artisans in the United States to realise his aesthetic vision in leaded glass. Lampshade construction was a laborious process, with each small section of glass carefully selected from the thousands of sheets available to the men and women in the cutting departments.
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These items are not for sale and the descriptions, images and prices are for reference purposes only. You can reduce the number of items displayed by entering a keyword that must be included in the description of the item. An American gold Favrile glass centre bowl, by Louis Comfort Tiffany , circa , the circular iridescent glass bowl with an exaggerated everted rim.
“Tiffany Studios Factory Corona N.Y.” Dated Nov Courtesy His lamps, Favrile glass, enamels, and jewellery designs maintained their.
Welcome back! Reserve your timed-entry ticket. The Museum and Library will reopen indoors on Friday, Sept. Learn more. Pianos were a common accessory in late-nineteenth century homes, symbolizing refinement, and an impressive piano lamp served as a focal point in a parlor. Panels of streaky green Favrile glass are set behind a metal filigree in the Etched Metal and Glass glove box. Made from acid-etched copper, the overlay was available in either a pine or grapevine pattern, finished either with a dark patina or a more expensive gold.
Iridescent Favrile glass Cypriote vase with coarse, bubble-textured surface; inverted bulb shape; circular opening at top. Louis C. Tiffany — was an artistic genius whose innovations spanned many media. He pursued blown glass with particular creative gusto, pushing both technical and aesthetic boundaries in glassmaking. Tiffany began working with flat glass in the s but did not start producing blown vessels until , when he commenced manufacturing his own glass.
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Magnolias and Irises Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany Date: ca. Medium: Leaded Favrile glass.
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Signed Louis Comfort Tiffany Favrile Glass Dish c1900
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Heading: Signed L. C. Tiffany favrile dish. Date: c Origin: New York, USA Colour: Gold with iridescent shades of violet and green. Bowl: Eight sided.
Tiffany Favrile Goblets, Set of 8. Seven-Light Chandelier, circa , Woodbine’ Table Lamp, circa , Bamboo’ Table Lamp, circa , Drophead Dragonfly’ Table Lamp, circa , Eighteen-Light ‘Lily’ Table Lamp, circa , Eight-piece Tiffany Studios “Chinese” Eight-piece Tiffany Studios “Zodiac” Tiffany Studios “Zodiac” Inkwell and Tiffany Studios White Favrile Pulled Five Pieces of Tiffany Studios Favrile
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Your search has returned results. SAVE your search to find out when items are available at auction. Five Pieces of Tiffany Studios Favrile Art Glass, New York, early 20th century, bowl with flower frog insert, prunt bowl and plate and a small bowl, all with incised marks, ht. Two Tiffany-style Glass Bowls, mid to late 20th century, larger with spurious incised mark “L.
Louis Comfort Tiffany (February 18, – January 17, ) was an American artist and Tiffany designed stained glass windows and lamps, glass mosaics, blown Favrile in conjunction with his first production of blown glass at his new glass factory. Tiffany’s first commercially produced lamps date from around
Although Charles had hoped his son would succeed him as head of the company, Louis’s interests leaned more readily toward those of an artistic nature. Louis Tiffany began his art glass experiments in the early s at the time he was purchasing sheets of commercial window glass from outlets in Brooklyn. Tiffany’s first commercially produced lamps date from around , though some examples were exhibited at the World’s Fair in Chicago.
In addition to lamps and lamp shades, Tiffany Studios also produced vases, scent bottles, tiles, stained-glass windows, glass mosaics and desk furniture. The company remained in business until He died in at the age of From – c. There are many old and new high quality reproductions and forgeries around of Tiffany Studios lamps. Many of them are so good they can fool dealers and collectors alike.
Some of these have been made for more than 55 years, and they still continue to be made. Stamps, signatures and other markings are often added to imitations both during and after production to give them the appearance of being the “real” thing, and only expert appraisers and collectors with a trained eye for Tiffany’s distinctive style are qualified to distinguish one from the other. A few tips and facts on signatures on authentic Tiffany lamp shades and also authentic Tiffany bases:.