Aquamarine paperweight/doorstop

Object Number: 
1965.296
Date: 
1913-1918
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 × 5 in. (15.9 × 12.7 cm)
Marks: 
incised: on base: "1984H L.C. Tiffany. Favrile."
Description: 
Aquamarine glass sphere intended for use as a doorstop, made to resemble a fishbowl with goldfish swimming inside; footed ovoid, with internal motif of two diaphanous, three-dimensional, lettuce green fish swimming among streamers of faintly iridescent aquatic material.
Bibliography: 
Gray, Nina. “The work of Tiffany Studios.” The Magazine Antiques, Vol. 167, no.1, January 2005, p.194-201.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group