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    Posted 2 years ago

    racer4four
    (570 items)

    Some pieces you own give you a wow moment every time you see them; this is one of mine.

    It is so incredibly alive. Modernist in a very Japanese way.
    This vase demonstrates the design freedom allowed glass artists at Kurata, their fresh eye, and their great skill. It looks simple but I can see so many job sequences to finish this work.

    It pushes every right button for me!

    Height: 22cm

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    1. sklo42 sklo42, 2 years ago
      Oh my, it looks so 3D, Karen! As if they put bands of Xmas ribbon around it, then added twisted, gauzy fabric. Head turning indeed!
    2. martika martika, 2 years ago
      It certainly has got the WOW factor !!!
    3. jbingham95 jbingham95, 2 years ago
      Wow is an understatement.It's as artistic as it is beautiful.You gave me another style of glass to try and find.
    4. inky inky, 2 years ago
      Oooooo!!!... noice, wonderful colours and love the shape!!...:-)
    5. mikelv85 mikelv85, 2 years ago
      That's an eye catcher for sure Karen.....painting with glass ! :)
    6. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      What can I add to all above comments... I LOVE IT!!!
    7. Ivonne Ivonne, 2 years ago
      Very pictorial (if it is a good word).Reminds an abstract painting.
    8. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Thanks Peggy. I love that the white "ribbon" has been added after the gold and mica(?) sheets. I don't know how they did that - I always thought metal sheets had to be last and not overheated. Learning again :)
    9. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Martika I'm glad it has wowed you - thanks!

      JB you too, many thanks. Japanese glass, particularly the later stuff, is uncommon but worth the find.
    10. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Thanks Inky. The Japanese love orange and luckily I do too!

      So right Mike! It does look like broad paint brush strokes. Thanks for the description and love.
    11. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Glad to brighten your day there Kyra! Thanks :)

      Ivonne that sound perfect to me. I am always impressed with your language skills. Thanks!
    12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      It a real STAND-OUT STUNNER !!!
    13. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      It's certainly not shy Kevin. Thanks.
    14. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Hey thanks Bill! Happy to have it indeed.
    15. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 2 years ago
      So beautifully vibrant but still manages to stay zen at the same time. What a piece!
    16. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Another great piece of your Japanese glass Karen! What I love about them is that they're never boring... they either have wonderful colors or beautiful decoration or fantastic shapes, and more often than not, all three!
    17. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Vibrant and zen - a great description. Thanks Bijou!
    18. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Thanks Rick. This one sure isn't boring!
    19. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Definitely not boring Karen :-) The funny thing is I've tried to search for Japanese vases on auction sites and also eBay, but I can't find anything like yours.

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