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Midnight1208's loves296 of 1029Loetz Richard Scenic Cameo Vase.Painted vase from Iwata
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    Posted 5 years ago

    racer4four
    (607 items)

    Dating to around the 1960s this vase has been made at Iwata studios, to a design believed to be by Toshi Iwata.

    I don't know how many people were involved in making this; it weighs around 6kg and I can't imagine manipulating a lump like that on the end of a pipe.

    Amber bullicante glass has been blown to an approximate square and then clear cased.
    Really thick clear trails have been added to each edge and included in those trails are gold sheet. I'm not sure how they managed that!

    Height 22cm (8.5in) width 18cm (7in)

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    Comments

    1. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Love it -- What a HUNK of Glass !! Great Score !!
    2. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Thanks Rose for your happy support!
      My house groans under the weight of this Japanese glass - they liked them big!
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
      CHUNKY CHUNKY !!!!
    4. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      I'm developing some good muscles myself thanks Vet!
    5. sklo42 sklo42, 5 years ago
      Gorgeous, glam and glittery.....I love it, Karen.
    6. mikelv85 mikelv85, 5 years ago
      O.o !!......(cue heavenly music) :)
    7. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Always got the happy comment Peggy - I wish I could be glam and glittery too! Thanks :)

      Clever Mike! Thanks
    8. sklo42 sklo42, 5 years ago
      We just have to let the glass say it for us :-)
    9. Ivonne Ivonne, 5 years ago
      They did a pretty good job !
    10. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 5 years ago
      This one caught my.....like a root beer barrel candy....yum!
    11. swfinluv1 swfinluv1, 5 years ago
      That's stunning!
    12. Rick55 Rick55, 5 years ago
      This vase has so many elements that together make for one lovely piece; the color, the bullicante, the gold aventurine and those wonderfully chunky ribs! Fantastic Karen!!!
    13. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Thanks for the love and comments guys!!
    14. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Now!!!!!!!..... This!!!.... Is very nice!!....:-)
    15. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 5 years ago
      Oh. My. God. This is just an incredible incredible piece of art glass, Karen, wow. Just incredible!
    16. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      I really appreciate your opinions and comments Inky and Katherine.
    17. Anik Anik, 3 years ago
      Goodness, 6 kg for a piece which is 22cm tall? That's amazing!
      It's a wonderful vase -- beautiful colors.

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