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Overall H: 37.7 cm, W: 25.9 cm, D: 20.8 cm; Foot Diam: 15.2 cm
Not on Display
about 1987
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Gift of Iwata Glass Co., Ltd.
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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".
Iwata Glass Co., Ltd., Source
Hisatoshi Iwata glass art (1996) pp. 107, #60, 205, 195; BIB# 36908