Tempyo no hana

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
3-part Stacked Box
Title: 
Tempyo no hana
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.6.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1978
Primary Description: 
Transparent pink mottling (appearing as overall pink background) on colorless, heavily cased in colorless, opaque white and pale blue, metallic gold and silver glasses, metal leaf (gold and platinum); blown with "pick-up" decoration into molds, (metal appears to be sealed-lacquer?). Stacking box with three square sections with chamfered corners, each section increasing slightly in depth towards base; overall decoration of crackled pieces of gold and silver leaf with scattered chips of opaque white and pale blue; (a) flattened base section has flat (ground) rim, (b) mid-section has flat flange rim (ground) and inset flange base (ground), (c) slightly domed top section forms lid; no pontils; inscribed in script on base: "K. Fujita".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Fujita, Kyohei ((Japanese, 1921-2004)), Source
1978-10-30
Technique: 
Inscription: 
K. Fujita
signature
base
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
Thirty Years of New Glass, 1957-1987
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1987-05-16 through 1987-10-25
Toledo Museum of Art 1988-01-10 through 1988-02-21
 
Plastik sanatlarda cam malzemenin uygulanisi (2003) illustrated, p. 59, fig. 3.18; BIB# 120381
Year In Review (New Glass Review, 21) (2000) illustrated, p. 38;
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 133, #132; BIB# 35679
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1978 (1979) p. 5;