Covered Container

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Object Name: 
Covered Container
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 15.8 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Iwata Glass Co., Ltd.
Primary Description: 
Colorless cased in opaque aqua, opaque aqua and cobalt, non-lead glasses, gold leaf; blown, hot worked. Multi-layered jar of colorless cased in opaque aqua, then colorless, then aqua and cobalt; wide flaring, flat rim with cobalt lip wrap; inscribed on underside of rim: "T. Iwata 1974"; sharply collared, squat, slightly tapered body decorated with cobalt blending to aqua decorated with folded strips of gold leaf; base ground and polished flat, polished pontil; paper label on base: "TR-527"; disc lid of colorless with overall minute speckling of blue and brown, colorless knop with gold leaf applied with colorless patty, ground and polished pontil.
Iwata Glass Co., Ltd., Source
base paper label
T. Iwata 1974
Inscribed underside of rim