For sale is a very lovely piece of art glass and bronze made by Tiffany Studios, New York. The item is a "Enameled Bud Vase". The vase is done in Tiffany's ever popular gold Favrile glass and Blue Enameled Bronze. The vase stands an impressive 16 3/8" tall and the top of the flower form bud vase is 2 3/8" in diameter at it diagonal measurement.The glass itself is 15 1/8" tall. The holder stands 2 3/4" tall and the bottom foot has a diameter of 4 5/8".
The vase displays a round blue enameled platform with a gold neck that is fitted with a very beautiful Gold Favrile Floriform glass insert. The Gold Favrile is just outstanding as you can see beautiful strong hues of platinum blues with some fuchsia at the top. The vase still retains in triangular shim that sits down inside the enameled holder and is original to the piece. Usually this piece is missing. The insert rises up from the holder in a cylindrical form with the top opening resembling a six sided flower.
This vase is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks, chips or dings. There are some minor calcium deposits on the inside glass form but nothing to obtrusive and a few scratches in the glass where it sits in the holder. This cannot be seen when displayed. The underside bottom has a label scar in the gold and this cannot be seen as well when displayed. The bottom is properly signed with the etched script signature on the bottom of the insert that reads "L.C.T. Favrile". The bud vase holder is also properly signed with the impressed "Louis C. Tiffany Furnaces, INC" mark along with the Tiffany Favrile impressed logo and the number "152 M" for the pattern number. There is also the number "313" lightly scratched under the shape number. This was more than likely a order number.
This is a quality piece of art glass and bronze made by Tiffany Studios, New York. This is a very nice example of this form and color. I'm quite sure the buyer will be very pleased with their purchase. These tall enameled bud vases are very hard to find in this height without damage. This one is about as good as it gets.
This vase was made circa 1920-1928.