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Vase: C.734-2016

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Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Hamada, Yoshio




Deep green blown glass, with applied pale yellow glass rim, trailing and reliefs The bulbous lower part of the vase contracts into a tapering cylindrical neck with a thick, applied yellow glass rim. Round the neck there is a horizontal trail of yellow glass with four applied circular reliefs with a depression in the centre of each. Below this there are four applied curvilinear triangular motifs, and below them, a trailed horizontal yellow band, all of which appear partially blue when the light strikes them.


History note: The maker, Yoshio Hamada (浜田能生) (1944-2011); 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: 28.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century, Late#
Production date: AD 2003


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

Components of the work

Base Diameter 11.5 cm
Extremities Diameter 16.3 cm
Lip Diameter 9 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.734-2016
Primary reference Number: 208653
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Created: Tuesday 26 April 2016 Updated: Friday 15 December 2023 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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