Peachblow Pear Whimsey, circa 1886

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

circa 1886

 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Davidson-Gerson Gallery of Glass

Object ID

59.28.267

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Glass (Material)
Blown glass
Peach blow glass

Color

Red
Yellow
Orange (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 5.5 in

Diameter: 2.875 in

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