Container for Tea and Lid

Object Name: 
Container for Tea and Lid

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Object Name: 
Container for Tea and Lid
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.6.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9 cm, W: 7.2 cm, D: 6.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1979
Credit Line: 
Gift of Iwata Glass Co., Ltd.
Primary Description: 
Transparent cobalt blue, colorless and teal glasses; cased, blown, cut and polished. Vertical hexagonal box; small covered container of one parison with hexagonally cut sides revealing casing of transparent teal over colorless over cobalt blue; domed lid has been sliced from body and polished flat on bottom, top has been cut flat and then concavely carved leaving a circular impression with a flat circumference; top of container has been cut and polished into a circular vertical flange which fits within lid rim; base of container has been cut flat with a chamfered foot rim then bottom central surface has been carved and polished into a concave indentation; three protective circles of heavy paper are applied to bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Iwata Glass Co., Ltd., Source
185-04-30
Inscription: 
8
label
bottom of base
2359
label
bottom of base
Hisatoshi Iwata (1984)
Venue(s)
Wako Tokyo 1984 through 1984