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    Posted 6 years ago

    racer4four
    (606 items)

    More lovely than pretty this one!

    I have mentioned before Kitaichi glass and the wide variety of styles they produce, but I have to say they make really nice cameo glass (without copying Galle!).

    This vase is small at 14cm and very slender.
    Made from blue glass cased in a light yellow it has been sand blasted to display what I think is a narcissus and leaves. Simple outcome, complex technique.

    ***I am often asked where I get my Japanese glass. Australia was a big market for the industry and in fact lots is from here. Most of my more contemporary, designer, or unusual pieces however come from Japan, usually 2nd hand. The glass making business is alive and well there, nearly all for domestic consumption. A vase like this new is about 30000yen (say USD300) and I think for a hand made piece that's OK, it's just out of my budget when I wants lots of pieces!
    I can't always find what I want 2nd hand so some big holes remain in my collection, waiting to be filled.

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    Comments

    1. Trey Trey, 6 years ago
      Beautiful colors:)
    2. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Thanks Trey.
    3. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      Oh, Karen....more than lovely! It would stand out in any company.
    4. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      Love the shape and design of this piece. Very Galle'esque :)
    5. jscott0363 jscott0363, 6 years ago
      You're right!! It's definitely very lovely!!
    6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      stunning !! reminds me of Daum!!
    7. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 6 years ago
      Very beautiful.
    8. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 6 years ago
      Especially love the texture...Beautiful!
    9. Rick55 Rick55, 6 years ago
      I love the Murano sommerso-style treatment! It's a beauty!!
    10. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Peggy thanks. I think it would fit well at youur place!

      Thanks Mike. True - a French influence - or did the French get a Japanese influence earlier?

      Lovely back Scott.

      Daum yes Sean - see my comment for Mike lol!

      Thanks Nadia, I appreciate your comment

      Hello Ken! Happy Valentines and thanks!

      Rick I appreciate feedback like that from someone with taste like yours!
    11. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Stunning Karen!!

      You Go GIRL -- Keep teaching and showing us the wonderful pieces you find. Love them!!
    12. Ivonne Ivonne, 6 years ago
      Very very beautiful!
    13. AnneLanders AnneLanders, 6 years ago
      I love the colour, it's almost like gum leaf and of the nouveau look...yes I thought Galle but with a thick base like a shot glass...lol...

      Beautiful..

      Have you mentioned the rough age..?
    14. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Love being called a girl Rose! I'm trying to go go go. Lol.
      thanks, I appreciate your support.
    15. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Ivonne I'm so glad you like it!
    16. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Hi Anne....it's a lovely piece with bits of nouveau,French and yes, Japanese too.
      This is quite contemporary ....this century at least.
    17. artislove artislove, 6 years ago
      lovely subtile piece of art very japanese,i still have gaps in my collection to be filled but the good thing about that its a never ending story,thanks for sharing,both art and filosophy...
    18. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Thanks Artislove....we all probably will always have gaps in our collections. That is the plight of being a collector!
    19. GumGumRoar GumGumRoar, 6 years ago
      Hey yo you look you like japanese things well me too I like Jpop and anime and all those swaggy epic things! Anyways lovely and sugoi product yo I love it have a nice day peace
    20. GumGumRoar GumGumRoar, 6 years ago
      Yo time to fix my grammar I meant, you look like*** ok bye yo
    21. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Steamin' Gum gum!


      No worries Cindy....it's all still here tomorrow.
      Recovery going slow but we'll thanks!
      Hope you're good too.

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