Sake Cup with Wooden Box

Object Name: 
Sake Cup with Wooden Box

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Object Name: 
Sake Cup with Wooden Box
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.6.12
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1976
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dorothy Blair
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue, green non-lead (?) glass, gold foil; blown, threaded, polished. (A) Low, circular form, with rounded sides and everted rim; the sides decorated with blue and green threading and gold foil, drawn down into feathery panels; disk foot, with polished rim and polished pontil mark; engraved "Qri/ Iwata" in script. (B) Cubic wooden box, with inset cover inscribed in black ink "Iwata/Glass/1980 Qri" and a red seal with the character for " "; woven flat purple ribbon passes through the sides of the base, and tie on top, to hold the cover in place; a piece of bright yellow-orange fabric inside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blair, Dorothy, Source
1984-07-31