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Fountain vase, after 1903
Reception hall, Laurelton Hall, Long Island, New York, 1902–57
Blown glass
Tiffany Studios, New York City, 1902–32
H. 49 in.
(56-046)

Water filled and flowed out of this fountain vase at Laurelton Hall, circulating from the basin to an exterior porch by way of a rill. Although the vase was created in clear glass, residue from the estate’s iron pipes eventually turned its interior surfaces orange.

Fountain vase