The enterprise Louis Comfort Tiffany was one of the most important and most famous art manufactures in America around the turn of the century. Next to the famous lamps and leaded glass mosaic windows, the glass products are among the most important objects that were produced by Tiffany in New York.
Vases of the “floriform” type range among the most desired glasses, were complicated to produce and therefore very expensive even around 1900. Tiffany’s objects d’art were often inspired by floral motives in this case it depicts a reduced blooming flower.
Bib.: R. Koch, “Tiffany and his glassworks”, s. 96, nr. 85; Jacob Baal-Teshuva, “Louis Comfort Tiffany”, p. 263; Museum for arts & crafts in Hamburg, “Louis C. Tiffany – Masterworks of the American Art Nouveau”, front cover and p. 113
Bib.: Alastair Duncan “Louis C. Tiffany - The Garden Museum Collection”. p. 222-226; Tessa Paul – “Louis Comfort Tiffany” p. 69; Vivienne Couldrey – “The Art of Louis Comfort Tiffany”p.133