Louis Comfort Tiffany vase
Louis Comfort Tiffany
New York, NY
etched signature, numbered
15.5"h x 5.25"dia
Provenance:A New Jersey collection
Signed L.C.T./ R9701. Excellent condition. In our opinion this unusual floriform was produced in the condition it appears currently. The metal band at near its bottom is carved to mimic the striations in the stem where its located. That band appears to be bronze or copper and it carries a patina very similar to other Tiffany objects. This example is very unusual and we feel Tiffany wanted to save this by attaching the band which likely covers a crack in the stem. The rarity and beauty of the vase seems to us to be well worth retaining.
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