Nef

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Object Name: 
Nef
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
87.6.21
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 37.7 cm, W: 25.9 cm, D: 20.8 cm; Foot Diam: 15.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1987
Credit Line: 
Gift of Iwata Glass Co., Ltd.
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue, colorless, opaque aqua, non-lead glasses, gold leaf; blown with hot applications. Nef shape; deep bowl of blue (appearing black) with flared rim, pulled section arcing over opening to form handle joined to body with colorless button; body decorated with wrap of colorless with gold leaf inclusions that begins with thick end at junction of handle and body, extends over handle and spirals 2 1/2 times around upper half of body; rounded base joined by blue patty, to hollow, spherical knop and hollow conical foot of colorless with spiraling gold leaf, foot rim wrapped with aqua, then blue; no pontil; paper label on base: "4578".
Provenance: 
Iwata Glass Co., Ltd., Source
1987-11-18
Hisatoshi Iwata glass art (1996) pp. 107, #60, 205, 195; BIB# 36908