Vintage Japanese Art Glass

Japanese glass produced since World War II is a far cry from the traditional glass floats used by fisherman, or even the precision kiriko cut glass produced prior to World War I. Postwar Japanese forms borrow from the geometric shapes of Scandinavian glass designers Tapio Wirkkala and Timo Sarpaneva, as well as the textured pieces of Riihimaki/Riihimaen. These Mid-Century Modern works are a counterpoint to the more organic pieces manufactured...Continue Reading