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Five hand-blown glass cups in varying patterns by the noted contemporary artist Hisatoshi Iwata in Japan. All cups are different sizes. Cup: blue glass with cold luster covering up lighter portions of gold in the shape of triangles. Cup: Clear glass with red rim and circle pattern in gold. Cup: Clear glass with gold background and white spots. The glass is imperfect with indentations all around the cup. Cup: clear glass with gold background, blue rim, and blue and white floral design. Cup: Blue glass with a gold circle pattern.


Glasswork, Tableware, Artwork, Decoration

Original Medium



Blue glass (with triangles)- Diameter 5.9 cm x 4.3 cm high; Clear glass with red rim- Diameter 6.3 cm x 4.3 cm high; Clear glass with gold and white- Diameter 4.2 cm x 6.4 cm high; Clear glass with blue rim- Diameter 4.7 cm x 6.0 cm high; Blue glass with gold circle- Diameter 5 cm x 6.1 cm high.



Date Information

20th Century

Artifact Number


Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Collection, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.

Holding Repository

University of Montana, Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Image Credit

Image credit: Mark Fritch, University of Montana

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Glasswork, Tableware, Artwork, Decoration

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