Glass Basket for Grasshoppers

Title: 
Glass Basket for Grasshoppers

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
Glass Basket for Grasshoppers
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.6.15
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.2 cm, W: 20.6 cm, D: 16.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1985
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass and flashopal; cut sheet glass, fused and shaped, adhesive applied to joints. Rectangular box with arched "lid"; sealed openwork box fabricated of strips of cut colorless sheet glass fused over cut strips of flashopal at regular intervals creating a woven basket effect; lid has been slumped into an arch side panels that fit within the curve of the arch; lid is adhered to box at each touch point; rectangular box consists of four separate openwork panels and a solid base of cut flashopal fitting with box walls and flush with bottom edges; four small ovoid feet of solid colorless, one adhered to each corner; all joints have been joined by an adhesive. Engraved on bottom "Eitaro Sakurai".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sakurai, Eitaro, Source
1985-04-08
New Glass Review, 6 (1985) illustrated, p. 24, #73;