LCT Tiffany Gold Favrile Pigtail Prunts, Victoria Pattern Bowl, Lovely~~ - For Sale
LCT Tiffany Gold Favrile Pigtail Prunts, Victoria Pattern Bowl, Lovely~~
For Sale is a Lovely piece of Art Glass made by Tiffany Studios, New York. The item is a pigtail prunt berry bowl and it is done in Tiffany's highly sought after Gold Favrile Iridescent style of Art Glass. The Bowl is a nice size as it stands 2 1/2" tall and has a diameter of 4 3/8" at it widest point.
The Bowl displays a Strong Gold Iridescent finish. The Bowl looks metallic but it is glass. You can see vivid hues of Fuchsia and Platinum Blues. The Bowl has a very nice shape as it is round and comes in and then flares out at the top lip. It is further Decorated with raised Pigtail prunts in two rows along the exterior bottom. There are 5 Pigtails in each row with 2 of the Pigtail on the bottom side polished smooth at the tips so the bowl sits evenly. Some of the Pigtails are better defined than others.
The Bowl is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks, nicks, chips or dings. The only issue is some minor wear on the inside bottom as pictured. The Bowl displays a counter sunk polished pontil. This is the sign of a Quality piece of art glass. The vase is properly signed with the etched initials L.C.T. for "Louis Comfort Tiffany" as well as the Prefix number W1276. This Prefix letter W means this piece was made in the year 1905 and is considered early.
This is a quality piece of Art glass made by Tiffany Studios and is part of the "Victoria" line of Art Glass with the Tiffany Favrile table setting catalog. The Gold Favrile, Aurene Iridescence is just wonderful!! This is a very nice example of this form and color. Those of you who collect the Pigtail Prunts Gold Iridescence pieces will surely welcome this fine addition. I'm sure the Buyer will be delighted with their purchase.