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Art Glass10215 of 20576Crystal sculpture by Kyoichiro KawakamiHOYA Japan Museum Crystal vase
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    Posted 5 years ago

    racer4four
    (576 items)

    This vase was not part of the Museum Crystal series by Hoya (this vase released later in the 1990s) but has the same degree of designer input and work.

    The vase has been initially moulded and then has been cut and frosted front and back to give it an icy look.

    I do not know who designed this although there are some good designs cues with it.
    The actual shape of the vase with the flat front and back and ribbed sides is very similar to a Museum Crystal vase by Fumio Sasa.
    The icy sections however I think are much like the work on my"Snow Lake" dish by Saburo Funakoshi, and it is about the same time period.

    Whoever designed it, it's a well made vase.

    Height 23cm

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    Comments

    1. Sergey Sergey, 5 years ago
      how inside the vase was the dragon of ice?
    2. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      It is on the outside Sergey.
    3. Sergey Sergey, 5 years ago
      very sorry. but as it have pasted?
    4. mikelv85 mikelv85, 5 years ago
      Wow....really nice glass Karen :) Learning a lot from your posts :)
    5. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Another beauty!!!!...:-)
    6. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 5 years ago
      Wow, this ones great! I Never come across glass like this :(
    7. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Wow! A lot of work on this beautiful piece!
    8. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
      want want want it , very beautiful!!
    9. Gracay2004 Gracay2004, 5 years ago
      Ditto, ditto, ditto! What Sean said!
    10. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Glad it appeals guys!
      Thanks so much:
      Sergey - it has been cut and ground
      Mike - just call me Miss Karen, teacher
      Inky - knows beauty
      Fran - buy from Japan!
      Kyra - knows beauty too!
      Sean - payback mate, for everything of yours I want
      William - just your colour!
    11. Rick55 Rick55, 5 years ago
      Oh wow Karen... This vase has so much going for it; fantastic form, beautifully textured surface and fantastic etching... I love it!!
    12. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Why thanks Rick!
    13. XxSilverSomethingxX XxSilverSomethingxX, 2 years ago
      Wondering if you have any other information on this vase? I have one and want to sell it but have no idea of it's worth. Any clues? Thanks

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