Basket for grasshoppers [slide].

Basket for grasshoppers [slide].
Sakurai, Eitaro, 1945-
[Kyoto, Japan], 1984.
glass ; 210 cm. x 135 cm.
Buechner, Thomas S.
McFadden, David Revere.
Patti, Tom.
Ricke, Helmut.
Other Authors: 
Buechner, Thomas S. juror
McFadden, David Revere. juror
Patti, Tom. juror
Ricke, Helmut. juror
Bib ID: 
Master slide condition: Dust.
Slide 1 condition: Dust.
Slide 2 condition: Scattered residue.
Slide 3 condition: Scattered residue.
Slide 4 condition: Scattered residue and vertical scratches.
Copies in drawer: 4
Published in: New Glass Review 6, p. 24, no. 73.
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Object in the collection of The Corning Museum of Glass, 85.6.15 acquired by the Museum in 1985.
Description in New Glass Review: Colorless and opal overlay flat glass; cut, slumped, fused.
Description in CMoG glass object database: Colorless non-lead glass and flashopal; cut sheet glass, fused and shaped, adhesive applied to joints. Rectangular box with arched "lid"; sealed openwork box fabricated of strips of cut colorless sheet glass fused over cut strips of flashopal at regular intervals creating a woven basket effect; lid has been slumped into an arch side panels that fit within the curve of the arch; lid is adhered to box at each touch point; rectangular box consists of four separate openwork panels and a solid base of cut flashopal fitting with box walls and flush with bottom edges; four small ovoid feet of solid colorless, one adhered to each corner; all joints have been joined by an adhesive. Engraved on bottom "Eitaro Sakurai". WH N-10
Object discussed in Jury Statement by Thomas Patti.
Technique: Cut, slumping and fusing.
Type: Sculpture.
Image orientation: landscape.
New Glass Review 6; entry no. 185.1.84
New Glass Review winner ; NGR 6 no. 73
Object/Material Note: 
Image of CMoG object: 85.6.15
Mentioned in New Glass Review Jury Statement: AI85469, p. 6.