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Kuroki Kuniaki Korin Series Japanese Glass Sake Set

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Applied gold and colored glass decorate this Rimpa inspired yellow sake set by Kuroki Kuniaki enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kinsai Korin Hisago (Applied Gold Korin Series Gourd). The flask is 11 cm (4-1/2 inches) tall, the cups 5 cm (2 inches) tall and all are in excellent condition, a superb and functional example of this important artists work.
Kuroki Kuniaki was born in Miyazaki prefecture in 1945. He began his career employed straight out of school by the Yamaya Glass Company in 1963. It would only be a decade later that he would venture out on his own, to begin creating unique works of glass art. Yet another ten years would pass before he went fully independent in 1984. He began with a project to revitalize Edo style Cut glass (Satsuma Kiriko), and established his workshop in 1989. He was awarded the National Order of Excellence for modern craft in 1991 and began to garner attention overseas. He was awarded in Paris in 1995, Rome in 1996 and Athens in 1997. Since he has been exhibited widely throughout Japan, as well as the US, Singapore, Throughout Europe, Taiwan, Australia among many others. His works have been collected by the Imperial Household Agency and the Royal Family. They are held in the collection of Philadelphia, Denmark Glass Museum, Peking Palace Museum and Kitazawa Museum among others.