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Vase: C.732-2016

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Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Hamada, Yoshio




Dark blue blown glass vase with applied slightly iridescent yellow glass rim, and trailed decoration. The globular vase bulges out on one side , and rises up into an oval mouth with a thick, uneven, projecting rim. The sides are decorated with a continuous spiral of yellow glass terminating under the rim.


History note: The maker; his widow, Mrs I. Yoshio Hamada by whom given through the TOM Gallery, 2-11-1 Shoto, Shibuya 150-0046, Tokyo, Japan

Legal notes

Given by Mrs I. Yoshio Hamada in memory of her late husband Hamada Yoshio, via the TOM Gallery in Tokyo

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2016-04-) by Hamada, I. Yoshio, Mrs


20th Century, Late#
Production date: AD 1993


Yoshio Hamada (1944-2011) was the fourth son of the renowned Japanese potter, Shoji Hamada (1894-1978).

Components of the work

Lip Diameter 10.6 cm
Extremities Diameter 17.1 cm
Base Diameter 6.3 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.732-2016
Primary reference Number: 208651
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Created: Tuesday 26 April 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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