Festival of Kyoto

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Object Name: 
Festival of Kyoto
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Overall H: 29.8 cm, W: 21.2 cm; Base Diam: 13.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Naoto Yokoyama
Primary Description: 
Transparent colorless, light blue, lavender and green with opaque white, purple and red-orange; blown, molded, tooled and cut. Irregular vertical vessel form with triangular stem; narrow straight-sided neck of opaque white cased in colorless with orange-red lip wrap sits atop hollow, bulbous, optic-molded section of colorless with emerald green mottling; hollow section attached with light blue transparent patty of opaque white with spiraling dark purple; patty is attached while hot to a flat triangular solid cast colorless section with two side phalanges of transparent lavender, each of the three corners has irregular cut lines radiating outward; triangle attached by transparent light blue patty to wide solid circular foot patty of same glass; base is ground flat with central circular slight indentation; intermittent bubbles and irregularities throughout surface. Signed and dated on bottom of base "N. Yokoyama 1984".
Yokoyama, Naoto (Japanese, b. 1937), Source
N. Yokoyama 1984
bottom of base
Glass '84 in Japan
Contemporary Glass: A World Survey from The Corning Museum of Glass (1989) illustrated, p. 178, top, left; BIB# 32803
New Glass Review, 6 (1985) illustrated, p. 28, #99;
Japan Interior Design (1984) p. 25, #308;
Vase (festival of Kyoto) (1984) illustrated BIB# 101961