Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.6.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1985
Credit Line: 
Gift of Iwata Glass Co., Ltd.
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; cast, manipulated, sandblasted and acid-polished. Tapered four-sided vessel with square rim and base; wide, flat fire-polished rim is square with rounded corners; the underside of the middle of two opposing sides have been sharply tooled and pinched; rim extends outward at a sharp right angle to the body which has four distinct edges that extend down and then curve inward and taper to the base; pulling the form up from the mold has slightly distorted the walls into a bulbous shape and caused it to sit slightly off center of the solid base which it sinks into; base consists of a solid domed square foot with chamfered corners; exterior has been sandblasted; interior is acid-polished; signed and numbered on side of base, "M. Fujiwara 904".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Iwata Glass Co., Ltd., Source
185-04-30
Color: 
Inscription: 
11
label
base
M. FUJIWARA 904
signature
side of base