Small American Tiffany Studios Iridescent Art Glass Lachrymatory Tear Bottle

Small American Tiffany Studios Iridescent Art Glass Lachrymatory Tear Bottle

Ref: G0947

This bottle is blown from dark glass with a surface designed to imitate buried Roman glass. This rounded bottom shaped bottle is known as a lachrymatory from the Latin lacrima, meaning tear, and was meant to collect a mourner's tears. Signed: L.C.T. and numbered.

c. 1895
H 4 in.
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