American Decorative Arts
Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany, American, 1848–1933
Manufacturer: Tiffany Furnaces, American, 1902–1920

Vase

1915–17

Blown Favrile glass

4 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (11.43 × 6.35 cm)
Gift of Dianne Gregg
2009.86.6
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Geography: 
Made in Corona, New York
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Dianne Gregg purchased piece from Helen Barer, a collector of Americana in Chevy Chase, MD. Mrs. Barger told Ms. Gregg that a previous owner had been using it as a toothbrush holder. Ms. Gregg purchased it from Mrs. Barger about 1996.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 210–11, 274, no. 109.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.