Red, Gray & White Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Title: 
Red, Gray & White Bottle
Accession Number: 
86.6.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 23.8 cm, W: 18.8 cm, D: 15.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1985
Primary Description: 
Body of light gray transparent % Pbo lead glass overlaid with colorless and opaque white, neck colorless, cased with transparent red/orange glass; free-blown with "incalmo" technique. Flattened vertical ovoid with short neck; short, straight-sided lipless neck tooled flat with narrow opening comprised of thick colorless thinly cased in orange/red, applied while hot to body; swelling body of light gray cased in colorless then overlaid in upper two-thirds with two broad parallel uneven bands of white draped over shoulders and covering broad sides of vessel, outside edge of each band forms a smooth deep curve, inside edge is irregular and barely meets opposite band; footless base has ground and polished pontil.
Provenance: 
Ito, Makoto (Japanese, 1940), Source
1986-02-17
Inscription: 
1985/artist's name in Japanese ideograms
signature
base
Contemporary Glass: A World Survey from The Corning Museum of Glass (1989) illustrated, p. 178, top, second from left; BIB# 32803
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38; BIB# AI16861