Sakazuki Decanter with Stopper

Object Name: 
Sakazuki Decanter with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Sakazuki Decanter with Stopper
Accession Number: 
55.6.18 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 25.4 cm, Diam: 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1857
Credit Line: 
Gift of Asahi Glass Company
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with blue overlay; free-blown, cased and cut; decanter, pear-shaped body with straight walls and flat base, slender almost cylindrical neck with flaring rim; conical stopper with flattened knop surmounted by a heavy disk as finial; decanter and stopper heavily cut in a diamond pat tern; paneled bottom, body cut in strawberry diamond the hexagons and trapezoids being in blue overlay, neck cut in panels; the knop of the stopper is blue, the disk is scalloped and cut on top in a diamond star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Asahi Glass Company (Japanese, 1908-1913), Source
1955-01-18
A Glittering Interlude: Visions of Satsuma-kiriko
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 2009-03-28 through 2009-05-17
Kobe City Museum 2009-06-13 through 2009-08-30
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, pp. 62-63; BIB# 130360
A Glittering Interlude: Visions of Satsuma-kiriko (2009) illustrated, p. 84-85, #67; p. 197, b&w detail; BIB# 109986
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 126, #207; BIB# 58995
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 95, #89; BIB# 35679
Satsuma Kirik, Japan's First Artistic Cut Glass (1984) pp. 102-110;
Satsuma kiriko / Tsuchiya Yoshio cho: Fujimori Takeshi shashin (1983) illustrated, pp. 136, 236, #77; BIB# 31054
A History of Glass in Japan (1973) pp. 253, 352, pl. 28; BIB# 27425