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Vase: C.733-2016

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Hamada, Yoshio (Glassmaker)


Deep blue blown glass vase, with clear glass mouth and rim. The ovoid vase contracts at the top into an oval mouth which rises up at either end.


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: 16.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2016-04-25) by Hamada, I. Yoshio, Mrs


Late 20th Century
Production date: AD 1998


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

Components of the work

Mouth composed of glass ( clear) Body composed of glass ( dark blue) Lip Diameter 10.6 cm
Extremities Diameter 16.3 cm
Base Diameter 6.3 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.733-2016
Primary reference Number: 208652
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Created: Tuesday 26 April 2016 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

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

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