Tiffany Arts & Crafts Vessel
Favrile glass and sterling silver
New York, early 20th century
Sterling silver loop handle when lowered opens the hinged lid monogrammed, marked Tiffany & Co. Makers, 15111 and 7591, sterling silver 925-1000 M, on cylindrical gold favrile base with polished pontil marked L.C.T. Favrile, ht. 5 3/4 in.
Provenance: Descended in the family of William and Henry Walters, who established Baltimore's Walters Art Museum, a privately assembled collection that excels in many diverse fields of the fine arts.