The Jolly Country is Always Happy

Title: 
The Jolly Country is Always Happy

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Object Name: 
Sculpture
Title: 
The Jolly Country is Always Happy
Accession Number: 
88.6.6
Dimensions: 
(a) H: 28.2 cm, W: 31.2 cm, Diam: 26.9 cm; (b) H: 29.2 cm, W: 23.7 cm, Diam: 21.7 cm; (c) H: 20.9 cm, W: 16.6 cm, Diam: 14.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1987
Primary Description: 
Colorless with transparent white, pink, violet, yellow, aqua, opaque multi-colors 8% lead glasses; blown, fused and sandblasted animal/human "pick-up" decoration. Three blown bubbles colorless with gradations of white, roughly graduated in size (A being largest); fused to the top of each are short colored appendages (three on the two larger bubbles, one on the smallest) consisting of solid, irregular stone-like shapes (one on each piece topped by a bubble with a narrow opening) decorated with small "pick-up" sandblasted and fused, clothed "animals," figures and abstract shapes; base rim of each bubble is ground flat; unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Matsuura, Akane ((Japanese, b. 1963)), Source
1988-03-11
Annual Graduating Class Exhibition
Venue(s)
Tama Art University 1987
New Glass Review, 9 (1988) illustrated, p. 19, pl. 46;