Glass Sheet with Murrine Inclusions

Glass Sheet with Murrine Inclusions

Made in Corona, New York, sometime between 1913 and 1916


This sheet of glass with murrine was made for the Dream Garden mosaic, created by Tiffany Studios in 1916. Installed in the Curtis Publishing Company Building (now The Curtis Center & Dream Garden), this resplendent 15 x 49 foot mosaic is based on a landscape painting by American artist, Maxfield Parrish.  It includes over a million pieces of Tiffany Glass in over 260 different color tones.


Created by Tiffany Furnaces, Inc. (1902–1920) under the artistic direction of Louis C. Tiffany (1848–1933)
Glass with embedded murrine, blown, flattened, and cut
8 ¾ in. x 8 ½ in.

Photo: The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY