Tiffany Glass

Tiffany glassware is one of the great expressions of the Arts & Crafts Movement with wonderful art nouveau styled vases, glass mosaics, lamps and stained glass windows. To create these, Louis Comfort Tiffany created new ways of working and glass combinations not seen before. In 1892, he patented Favrile glass, which, according to Tiffany…

is distinguished by brilliant or deeply toned colors, usually iridescent like the wings of certain American butterflies, the necks of pigeons and peacocks, the wing covers of various beetles.

His declared aim was the pursuit of beauty, something which he and his fellow artists undoubtedly achieved. The marvellous collection at the Haworth, the largest in Europe, contains some of his most beautiful works.