DescriptionThe vivid luminous colors of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s (American, 1848–1933) leaded-glass windows are a highlight of the Museum’s rich collection of American art. The image reproduced on our paperweight is a detail from the artist’s window View of Oyster Bay (1908) on display in the Museum’s American Wing.
Glass. Gift boxed. 3 1/2'' diam.
- Gift boxed
- 3 1/2'' diam.
Art HistoryA master of many media, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848–1933) was one of America's most noted decorative artists at the turn of the century. Son of the founder of the silver and jewelry firm Tiffany & Company of New York, Louis C. Tiffany began his career as a painter but moved quickly to interior decoration and decorative media. Under his direction, Tiffany Studios produced leaded-glass windows, lamps, and extraordinary blown-glass creations, many of which are found in the Museum’s American Wing.