5 Bowls with Covers

Object Name: 
5 Bowls with Covers

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Object Name: 
5 Bowls with Covers
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Not on Display
about 1858
Primary Description: 
5 Bowls with Covers. Colorless, with slight greenish tinge, lead (?) glass; mold-blown. (a) Flaring rather steeply, slightly out-splayed at rim; running pattern in low relief (concave on interior) of flowering chrysanthemums, tendril stems and leaves; rounded flat base; tiny mold mark on base; centers, concave on exterior, in relief on interior; (b) covers in form of inverted flat bowl rounding up from straight-walled collar to flattened top; a single twelve-petaled chrysanthemum in relief.
A History of Glass in Japan (1973) pp. 286, 411-412, pl. 2000; BIB# 27425