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Cypriote Vase

c. 1900
Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany, American, 1848 - 1933. Made by the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, Corona, New York, 1892 - 1902
“Cypriote” glass is made by fusing molten glass with crushed pieces of glass and potash, with the potash (potassium salts) causing bubbles and pits in the vessel. The resulting irregular and iridescent surface resembles corroded, ancient Mediterranean glass vessels unearthed from archeological sites on Cyprus, which gives this type of glass its name....

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