Bird Plaque

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Object Name: 
Pair of Plaques
Bird Plaque
Accession Number: 
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Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Translucent colorless non-lead glass with areas of powdered color; pate-de-verre. (A&B) Flat rectangular files with beveled edges pierced in upper left corner area by surface design extensions of tail and wing of large bird crouching on a branch molded in low relief; bird cuts diagonally across the vertical rectangular format; five stylized small birds in low relief fly out of upper right corner in a V-pattern; (A) upper right corner colored in light blue, head, tail, wing and part of body of large bird highlighted in pale pink; (B) upper right area overall coloration in blue, bird in pink, lower left section colored green. Engraved "Yasuko Ujiie" on back and signed "YU" [monogram "Y" over "U"] molded in front.
Buechner, Thomas S. (American, 1926-2010), Source