Glass
The glass collection in the Suntory Museum of Art can be divided into three groups: Japanese glass from the Edo period, European glass in and after the 15th century and also the works in the Art Nouveau period, especially that of Emile Galle, and Ch'ienlung glass of Ch'ing Dynasty China.In 1977, a collection of Japanese and Chinese glass owned by the sculptor Asakura Fumio was added, thereby immeasurably enriching our glass collection both quantitatively and qualitatively. Concerning European glass, about 400 pieces of modern European glass were acquired in 1974. More recently, the masterpieces of Emile Galle, a leader of the Art Nouveau movement at the end of the 19th century, were added to the collection. Furthermore, glasswork objects by contemporary artists shown in the exhibition for the Suntory Prize (held since 1988) have been added to the collection. Today, glass articles number almost 1000.

"Green covered bowl with bubble design" "Purple wine bottle with wisteria design in gold lacquer" "Blue wine ewer" "Three-tiered boxes, cut glass" "Set of eight objects for the writer's desk, cut glass"
Green covered bowl with bubble design Purple wine bottle with wisteria design in gold lacquer Blue wine ewer Three-tiered boxes, cut glass Set of eight objects for the writer's desk, cut glass

"Red dish, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay" "Blue bowl with circle design, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay" "Blue boat-shaped bowl, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay" "Purple wine ewer, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay" "Blue wine decanter with stopper, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay"
Red dish, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay Blue bowl with circle design, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay Blue boat-shaped bowl, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay Purple wine ewer, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay Blue wine decanter with stopper, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay

"Three-tiered red boxes with circle design, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay" "Covered goblet with diamond-point engraving" "Ship-shaped water pitcher" "Romer with diamond-point engraving" "Covered beer mug with stag design, black-enamel-painting"
Three-tiered red boxes with circle design, Satsuma cut glass with color overlay Covered goblet with diamond-point engraving Ship-shaped water pitcher Covered beer mug with stag design, black-enamel-painting

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