Covered Box

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Object Name: 
Covered Box
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.6.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 7.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1978
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dorothy Blair
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass encasing predominantly blue tint with flecks of green; probably mold blown; glass and gold foil inclusions, polished. Cylindrical box with flattened hemispherical cover. (a) Base; cylindrical form with flat polished rim and ridge below rim as joint for receiving (b) cover; with flat polished rim; both parts decorated with swirls of gold foil and touches of green color.
Provenance: 
Blair, Dorothy, Source
1983
Inscription: 
Qri Iwata
inscription
Wood Box
Qri / Iwata / 1980
inscription
base
Hisatoshi Iwata (1978)
Venue(s)
Mitsukoshi Nihombashi Art Gallery