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fleafinder's loves923 of 2476vintage rich. abr herder huntin knife.Decorative glass pitcher from Japan
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    Posted 6 years ago

    racer4four
    (604 items)

    I have posted before my vase by Kinoto (Hee Noto) Amemiya , the great Japanese glass enamelist. It's a wonderful piece and I was happy to find an affordable one.
    Well imagine my delight when I found this vase recently, at relatively little cost, and one I am absolutely sure is by Amemiya also.

    This vase no longer carries it's artist's sticker and was in an out of the way auction on the internet, so I think it slipped through the collectors' net.

    Made from a cranberry coloured glass it is covered in hand painted motifs, all perfectly spaced and enameled. There is little plain glass ground left.
    There appears to be some wear to a few parts near the rim, and the typically thick, gold painted rim is also slightly worn. I have had trouble researching this artist but believe he worked mainly from the 60s to the 80s, so this vase may well have some age to it.

    Amemiya is documented as being influenced by the Bohemian artists, and although there are similarities with Moser et al, I find his work different enough to be recognisable.
    The vase here came from Japan.

    Height: 23cm

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    Comments

    1. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 6 years ago
      So pretty Karen.....well done!
    2. Ivonne Ivonne, 6 years ago
      WOW!It was my first sound when I saw it.
    3. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      Absolutely Beautiful!

      Time spent searching out of the way places paid off big time here :)
    4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 6 years ago
      A great find! I thought "1960s" right away, as the design somehow reminded me of the paisley designs which were so popular at that time.
    5. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Superb! Lucky you to be at the right page at the right moment ;-))
    6. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      It's a beauty Karen...love the enamel. I detect a bit of Art Nouveau in the design. Lucky you ! :)
    7. MALKEY MALKEY, 6 years ago
      irrespective of age its a beautiful piece of glass almost like a paisley shawl
      thankin you kindly for sharing Karen
    8. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
      Beautiful!

      scott
    9. jscott0363 jscott0363, 6 years ago
      Most definitely beautiful!! Congrats on this wonderful lucky find!!!
    10. Rick55 Rick55, 6 years ago
      This is a departure from the other Japanese glass that you've posted Karen... different, but just as beautiful! I can see how it compares to Moser with its very precise enamel work.
    11. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Many thanks for the love and comments all. I was lucky to find it and it is nicely different to my other Amemiya.
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/203790-japanese-contemporary-enamelled-glass-by

      Many thanks:
      Judy
      Ivonne
      Peggy
      Bonnie
      Kyra
      Mike
      Malkey
      Bill
      Scott and
      Scott

      :))
    12. Master Master, 6 years ago
      Absolutely stunning piece
      Don't know anything about glass.but I. Love it
    13. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Thanks Master!
    14. beyemvey beyemvey, 6 years ago
      Very nice vase racer! - Cheers! - Bob
    15. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 6 years ago
      a masterpiece indeed
    16. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Again - YOU Teacher.....Me, Grasshopper !

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