Sake Cup

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Object Name: 
Sake Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
80.6.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.3 cm, Diam: 5.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1976
Credit Line: 
Gift of Iwata Glass Co., Ltd
Primary Description: 
Translucent dark blue glass. Cylindrical shape, rounded toward a dark blue circular base with slightly hollow polished-out pontil area; exterior decoration, six rows of ovals of speckled gold; signed on base: Qri Iwata ("Qri" standing for the real "Kyuri", the Chinese pronunciation of the artist's name, Hisatoshi.
Provenance: 
Iwata Glass Co., Ltd., Source
1980-05-29
Inscription: 
Qri Iwata
signature
base
Hisatoshi Iwata (1976)
Venue(s)
Mitsukoshi Nihombashi Art Gallery