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    Posted 6 years ago

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    If I was to be limited in my Japanese glass collecting by brand, Kurata would be my choice.
    They have had incredible artists and glass blowers, and their work is always of a high standard.
    When I'm searching online for glass, Kurata always jumps out at me.
    This bright number certainly did!

    It's a very bright yellow with a flower design on one side executed in white and black glass. In the centre of the flower an air bubble has been made in the clear case (clever!).
    Silver speck has been laid in sheets under the clear so there is variation in intensity. This method of applying silver seems very Japanese, and Kurata love to do it.

    It's a happy and pretty piece. Nice ovoid shape, squeezed neck and slightly flared lip. Height 16cm

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    1. Caperkid, 6 years ago
      Very pretty glass
    2. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 6 years ago
      This is very nice Karen and I love the flower on it!
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      NICE ONE !!!!
    4. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Beautiful color -- Like Sunshine !!
    5. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Many thanks for the love and comments all. A sunny day to you!

      Kevin and
    6. jscott0363 jscott0363, 6 years ago
      This is such a wonderful piece! Though I'm not a glass collector, this is just a very lovely piece!!
    7. Rick55 Rick55, 6 years ago
      You know how I feel about your Japanese glass Karen... This one put a smile on my face :-) Another one of your beautiful pieces!
    8. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Thanks Scott. Always glad to hear from you!
    9. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Certainly Rick it's an uplifting, not serious, piece. I always appreciate your feedback :) Thanks
    10. inky inky, 6 years ago
      Yummy colour and fantastic!!! Shape, love it....:-)
    11. OneGoodFind OneGoodFind, 6 years ago
      Sunny and upbeat just like you Karen.:)
      Started me thinking when we had to learn the metric system in school and because I have to Google it every time it must have been ...too late. :)
    12. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Thanks Inky. Glad you like it!

      OGFind - we did metric in the 70s here so even the age I am I'm OK at it. I used to also give an Imperial measurement in my posts but figured the brain strain of converting would be good for others lol.
      Thanks for the compliment! I'm not always upbeat but when I talk online I can see no reason not to be, know what I mean. Who am I to bring others down?

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