Sculptural Vessel

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Object Name: 
Sculptural Vessel
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Overall H: 48.6 cm, W: 22.2 cm, D: 14.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Iwata Glass Co., Ltd.
Primary Description: 
Striated translucent white, colorless, cobalt non-lead glasses; blown with hot applications, hot worked foot. Flattened ovoid shape on solid base; collared opening flows into striated white ovoid body decorated on both flat sides with large circular application of cobalt appearing blue-black; one narrow edge has two thick trailed applications running from opening to body base in colorless, then cobalt; opposite side has single application of cobalt; narrow body base rests on cobalt patty joined to narrow solid, cylindrical base of cobalt knop thickly cased in colorless; pontil ground and polished; unsigned; paper label on base: "KR 83.71".
Iwata Glass Co., Ltd., Source
KR 83.71
base paper label
Toshichi and Hisatoshi Iwata in Colored Glass (1987)
Takashimaya Department Store Gallery 1987-09-23 through 1987-09-29