Rare Favrile pottery vase with a design of plants, matte chocolate glaze, New York, 1904-19; Incised LCT; 6" x 7"; Provenance: Carol Ferranti, New York, January 1972; Collection of Martin Eidelberg, New York; Published: Martin Eidelberg, Tiffany Favrile Pottery and the Quest of Beauty, New York, Lillian Nassau, 2010, p. 43 no. 67; Although the form of the vessel derives from Indian woven baskets, the pattern is taken from his study of small forest plants. The pottery version is based on a copper and enamel vessel now in the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum, Winter Park, Florida; illus. A.C. Frelinghuysen, Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall, New York, Metropolitan Museum, 2007, p. 127.
Sale Price: $6,875
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
One small grinding chip to foot ring, a couple of very short, very minor scratches to shoulder. Otherwise excellent condition.