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Art Glass10119 of 21442Murano Art Glass -- Deep Plum colored Bowl Iwata Glass, home of the very strong glass blowers
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    Posted 5 years ago

    racer4four
    (611 items)

    I have seen a number of variations of this vase and in fact own another one, just can't find it. (Really! It's that bad here....)

    Toshichi Iwata loved pulegoso (and passed it on) so that this design I think done by his son Hisatoshi uses it too.

    It is such an unusual colour of glass, a light greenish blue, and where the solid colour has been added in spots it looks like paint splashes.
    There is also the ink like black marks and at the base of the vase a slight bit of pink in the pulegoso.

    The shape of this vase is just so Japanese - a transfer of one of their pottery shapes.

    Variations of this vase don't have the clear foot. Unfortunately this vase didn't come with a box or any paperwork so I don't know if the master or a studio worker made this one.

    Height 28cm (11in)

    EDIT
    I now know this is actually a Toshichi Iwata vase.

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    Comments

    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
      LOVE THE FORM & THE COLOUR !!!!!!
    2. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Thanks Vet - I love this one too.
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 5 years ago
      Very nice!!
    4. melaniej melaniej, 5 years ago
      Its that bad here also. ..lol...you are not alone.

      This vase is beautiful.

    5. Ivonne Ivonne, 5 years ago
      Very beautiful.It reminds me Japanese drawing.
    6. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Thanks so much Scott, Melanie and Ivonne.
    7. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 5 years ago
      Fabulous glass, Karen, I just love this. Love it, love it, love it.
    8. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      I guess this one appeals then Katherine! Subtle I agree - thanks for the love love love!!!

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