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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.

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