"Foglie Smeraldi" Vase

Italian (Venice)
2002
Designed by Yoichi Ohira (Japanese (active in Italy), born in 1946)


Object Place: Venice, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 24.1 x 19.7 cm (9 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.277

Medium or Technique

Glass; hand-blown canes with murrine and powder inserts, partial battuto, incised underneath

On View

Daphne and Peter Farago Gallery (Gallery 258)

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Inscriptions

Inscription

Incised on the underneath:
Yoichi Ohira / Mo. L. Serena / Mo. G. Barbini / Wednesday 11 - 9 - 2002 / Murano / Ohira's signature in Japanese script

Provenance

March 2003, acquired from the artist by Barry Friedman, Ltd., New York, NY; gift of Barry Friedman Ltd., to the MFA. (Accession date: June, 25 2003)

Credit Line

Gift of Teru Takahashi

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.