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Byzantine Vase

c. 1900
Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany, American, 1848 - 1933. Made by Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, Corona, New York, 1892 - 1902
Tiffany’s use of historical sources is demonstrated in this vase’s “Byzantine” decoration—zigzag patterns based on fourth-century glass wares—and “Tell el-Amarna blue” color. This intense blue was found on glazed pottery unearthed at Tell el-Amarna, the capital city of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten....

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