Peachblow Pear Whimsey, 1880-1890

Summary

Art Glass is ornamental and decorative glass dating from the mid-to-late 19th century through the early 20th century. Makers of Art Glass employed newly-developed technologies for producing vibrant colors and surface textures. This is most famously seen in the iridescent surfaces of Louis Comfort Tiffany and his contemporaries, although Art Glass took many shapes and forms.

Art Glass is ornamental and decorative glass dating from the mid-to-late 19th century through the early 20th century. Makers of Art Glass employed newly-developed technologies for producing vibrant colors and surface textures. This is most famously seen in the iridescent surfaces of Louis Comfort Tiffany and his contemporaries, although Art Glass took many shapes and forms.

Artifact

Whimsey

Date Made

1880-1890

 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Davidson-Gerson Gallery of Glass

Object ID

79.68.88

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Marjorie Seybold.

Material

Glass (Material)
Blown glass
Peach blow glass

Color

Pink (Color)
White (Color)
Opacity

Dimensions

Height: 4.75 in

Diameter: 2.875 in

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