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    Posted 3 years ago

    racer4four
    (571 items)

    I have a few of these sushi plates from Kurata and although I don't use them on the dinner table often, they do seem to lay around here a lot collecting keys, and fruit, and things dug out of pockets like valve shims and lock tabs (yep, there is a mechanic living here!).

    The green and yellow one shown here is almost square and has a moulded bottom surface with a ripple like texture. There is noticeable working to the edge and either this was made in a ringless mould or the glass was placed on a textured surface and later worked.
    I have seen this particular pattern plate also in yellow and clear glass.

    The red and clear plate is more rectangular and has a dimple finish on the back. Again the edge shows tool marks from being worked. I have only seen this pattern in red and clear.

    I believe the yellow/green plate dates from the 1960s, and from it's box the red/clear later than that.

    They are both around the 25cm mark in width.

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
      Love them both but the red and clear one is SPECIAL.
    2. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Thanks Vet. I have to agree.
    3. sklo42 sklo42, 3 years ago
      Love them.....the texture, the randomness of colour and shape!
    4. NevadaBlades, 3 years ago
      The green and yellow one for me, please. [;>)
    5. mikelv85 mikelv85, 3 years ago
      The dew like clear and sanguine red appeals to me. :)
    6. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Thanks Peggy. The texture is clever and the curve of the plates allows light to shine through well so you see it!
    7. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Australia's national colours you know KJ, so you must almost be one of us!
    8. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Dew- great descriptor Mike. The clear glass looks very much like water and I too love the contrasting red. Thanks mate!
    9. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Stones before Beatles any day Roy.
    10. Rick55 Rick55, 3 years ago
      I've told you before and I'll tell you again, I love your Japanese glass Karen! Although the green one is very nice, the first one is everything I love about art glass; great colors, all those dimples that look like so many bubbles and the rough, hand tooled edge... Love it!
    11. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      It is a great piece of art glass Rick, and seemingly very simple.
      I really appreciate your appreciation of my Japanese glass. I feel a bit of a lone wolf at times - I have not found anyone in cyber world yet who has as much of it as me and as a consequence I have no-one really to bounce my ideas and attributions off.
      I'm sure there are other Japanese glass collectors somewhere!
    12. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
      very beautiful!!!
    13. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Thanks Sean xx
    14. courtenayantiques courtenayantiques, 3 years ago
      Theses are beautiful! How great would it be to serve Sushi on those beauties.
      I don't see this type of glass here, thank-you for sharing!
    15. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Thanks CC.

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