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    Posted 7 years ago

    racer4four
    (610 items)

    For a period around the 1970s Japanese glass makers were keen on spattered glass and of course being Japanese they did their own style of it.

    This vase is typical of the era. Made to a traditional baluster shape with a white inner and a light green outer ground.
    Dark brown, yellow, and bronze-ish orange have been thickly spattered on and allowed to be quite random and patchy.
    The spatter has only been lightly heated so it retains a lot of texture.

    I really like these vases, and I think they show a real relationship to Japanese pottery.

    Many makers did a version of this.
    This vase is by Kamei Glass and has a sticker on the base.

    Height 22cm (8.5in)

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    Comments

    1. LuluX LuluX, 7 years ago
      It's a beauty!
    2. Ivonne Ivonne, 7 years ago
      Beautiful classical shape and fine-tuned spatter.Very pretty!
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      wow!!! stunning!!
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 7 years ago
      Karen,
      That's really fantastic looking!! Very beautiful colors here.
    5. mikelv85 mikelv85, 7 years ago
      Wonderful colors !... very autumnal :)
    6. Deano Deano, 7 years ago
      Really nice, love it!
    7. Gruff Gruff, 7 years ago
      That's a good-looking piece
    8. sklo42 sklo42, 7 years ago
      Very interesting to see the Japanese take on spatter. Oddly though, in texture and spatter size, it's not dissimilar to the pumpkin rose bowl you found for me a while back!
    9. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Quite right Peggy - you can type again!

      Thanks everyone for the love and comments - I always appreciate your take on things. You know how it is; we get a bit one-eyed and possibly don't see the truth of things. Feedback helps centre my perceptions.

      Thanks:
      Ivonne
      Lulu
      Sean
      Scott
      Mike
      Dean
      Ken
      Gruff and
      Peggy
    10. sklo42 sklo42, 7 years ago
      Yes, Karen.....after a fashion! Hope you are making progress too :)
    11. Rick55 Rick55, 7 years ago
      I love this vase Karen, and I'll tell you why. As opposed to Czech spatter, I find the muted colors on yours more appealing. Also, as you know, I love texture, which this has in spades! Finally, I looove the larger spatter and low sheen! A wonderful piece of glass!
    12. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Thanks Rick.......a critical eye there. Great reasons and I must agree; I couldn't have expressed it that well however.
      I agree the texture is beautiful and the unevenness of the spatter is very Japanese.
      They have a real appreciation of the beauty of "imperfection".
    13. AnneLanders AnneLanders, 7 years ago
      I wish I collected Japanese glass and new where to get it from :) just beautiful

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