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Kyohei Fujita 'Dream' Blown Glass Box

$9,800

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Kyohei Fujita exquisite molded hexagonal Liuli blown glass box with gold and silver leaf inclusions, Japan, 1995. Etched signature 'Kyohei Fujita' to underside. Literature: Fin Lynggaard, Kyohei Fujita: The Man and his Work, Coppenhagen, 2000, p. 103 for similar model Suzanne Frantz, Contemporary Glass: A World Survey from The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1989, p. 175 for similar model Dan Klein, Artists in Glass: Late 20th century Masters in Glass, London, 2001, p. 79 for similar model Kyohei Fujita (1921-2004) was a Pioneer of glass-making and had been instrumental in bringing the Studio Glass Movement to Japan. In 1989, Fujita was appointed as the only glass artist to the Japan Art Academy, an honorary society for artists who have contributed to the arts. In 1996, the Kyohei Fujita Museum of Glass, a private museum in Matsushima devoted entirely to his work, was opened. Then in 1997, Fujita received an award from the Japanese government for “Distinguished Achievement in the Cultural Arts” and became recognized as a National Living Treasure in Japan. His works are housed in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York and the Museum of Art and Design, New York.

Details

  • Creator
    Kyohei Fujita (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.5 in. (8.89 cm)Diameter: 3.5 in. (8.89 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
    MoldedGlass
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1990-1999
  • Date of Manufacture
    1995
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks or reparations.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: FUJ6011stDibs: LU291738182143

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