c. 1905-10


Louis Comfort Tiffany

(American, 1848-1933)


Tiffany Studios

(American, 1902-1932)

Favrile glass

Diameter: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.); Overall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Bequest of Virginia Hubbell 1997.304



Favrile, a type of glass developed by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) in the early 1890s, has a satiny surface and rich, iridescent colors. Tiffany established glass furnaces in Corona, New York, where he produced beautifully designed and crafted Favrile glass vases and bowls.

See also
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Favrile glass

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