Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.6.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1978
Credit Line: 
Gift of Iwata Glass Co., Ltd.
Primary Description: 
Transparent turquoise non-lead glass cased in colorless covered with opaque crushed turquoise surface and applications; blown, tooled, acid-etched interior. Tri-handled amphora; classically inspired vase with surface covering of crushed opaque turquoise decorated with opaque turquoise applications and wraps; narrow straight-sided neck with lip wrap swells to a sloping shoulder and bulbous body gradually tapering to straight-sided rimless base; three evenly spaced pulled handles extend from upper neck to shoulder; neck is decorated with three bosses placed between handles and also with a wrap at the shoulder juncture; shoulder decorated with six bosses and a wrap where shoulder merges into body; body has two wraps with double-pull feathering and knops at the top of each upward pull of lower wrap; solid bottom is ground and polished flat; interior is acid-etched.
Provenance: 
Iwata Glass Co., Ltd., Source
185-04-30
Inscription: 
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Hisatoshi Iwata (1978)
Venue(s)
Mitsukoshi Nihombashi Art Gallery