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FAVRILE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-05-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Trade Names
  • Types of Glass
  • Stained Glass
DEF

A trademark of products marketed by L.C. Tiffany.

CONT

Unique in the case of 'Favrile' glass is the method adopted for inducing iridescence.

OBS

Best known, and most sought, is a type of iridescent glass, usually in a well-market art nouveau style, developed by Tiffany in 1893.

Key term(s)
  • Favrile

French

Domaine(s)
  • Appellations commerciales
  • Sortes de verre
  • Vitrail
CONT

Louis Comfort Tiffany, d'abord tenté par le vitrail, entreprit ensuite la fabrication d'un verre souple et richement irisé, le Favrile Glass obtenu en soumettant le verre à l'action de produits chimiques et en le baignant dans des vapeurs de métaux en fusion pendant le soufflage. Le verre, parcouru de longues traînées métalliques, prenait généralement des formes simples, parfois étranges.

OBS

verre FavrileMC : Marque de commerce de L.C. Tiffany.

Spanish

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