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Iwata Hisatoshi Glass Vase 1980s

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Belltown's loves529 of 1093PARIS. - ROSACE DE LA SAINTE CHAPELLE.Large California Pottery Ashtray
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    Posted 5 years ago

    racer4four
    (571 items)

    Iwata Hisatoshi (1925-1994), generally known as Iwata Kuri, was the son of Iwata Toshi, and worked with his father in the Iwata glass studio.
    However he developed a quite distinctive style of his own, although still with a very Japanese creativity evident.

    Iwata Kuri is revered in the Japanese glass world not just because of the breadth of his work and the impact he made artistically, but also because of his support and development of art glass exhibitions and education. Many of Japan's late 20th century and contemporary artists trained with him at Iwata.

    This vase is from his Midori series. It is clearly in the shape of bamboo and has that very Japanese gold inclusion, but it is the glass colour that is the best for me.

    On a greenish ground he has added a variety of greens and blues that has resulted in a subtly coloured and textured finish.

    The Midori series included vases in a number of shapes and sizes.

    This vase measure 24cm (9.5in)

    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
      love the texture on this .. it looks like MCM pottery... stunning glass vase.
    2. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      It does have a lovely texture. Thanks Sean xxx
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
      Your very welcome Karen :) xxx
    4. sklo42 sklo42, 5 years ago
      The two added strips are intriguing.
    5. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
      I so agree with you sklo!!!
    6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
      It's a real beauty KAREN !!!!!!
    7. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Thanks for the positive critiques Sklo, Vet and Nuts!

      Thanks for the loves avert one who has visited too!

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