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Window from the Henry O. Havemeyer house, New York

Accession Number
1986.146.1A

Title
Window from the Henry O. Havemeyer house, New York

Artist(s)
Louis Comfort Tiffany

Object Creation Date
circa 1903

Medium & Support
favrile glass and wood

Dimensions
4 ft. 6 1/8 in. x 26 in. x 1 1/4 in. (137.48 x 66.04 x 3.18 cm);4 ft. 6 1/8 in. x 26 in. x 1 1/4 in. (137.48 x 66.04 x 3.18 cm)

Credit Line
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art, 1986.146.1A

Label copy
March 28, 2009
In 1903, the Havemeyers asked Tiffany to decorate an addition to the house. These two glass panels were likely intended for that expansion, and were used either as windows or possibly as a pair of glass doors.

Subject matter
Window from H.O. Havemeyer house in New York is a non-pictorial window, but one of Tiffany's geometric designs.

Physical Description
Window in geometric patterns of white, blue, and amber colored glass set in a modern wooden frame

Primary Object Classification
Decorative Arts

Primary Object Type
window

Additional Object Classification(s)
Decorative Arts

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
architectural elements
windows

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