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    Posted 3 years ago

    racer4four
    (571 items)

    This impressive vase arrived from Japan without any identifiers like sticker or box, but I am almost sure it is by FTG, or Fukuoka Glass.

    You may recall my bird sculpture from Multi Glass and the latticino in the birds' bodies. (Multi Glass is a later name for FTG) This vase has almost identical latticino in it, and the shape of the vase itself is similar to a known FTG shape.
    The ribbed handles are like some I have seen from FTG, but then Kamei also had similar handles at times.

    All in all I am happy to attribute this as a probable product of Fukuoka Glass, although I can't yet definitely do so.

    I would date this around 1960s, based on shape and overall design.
    Height: 30cm

    Comments

    1. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      So many interesting & unusual details in this vase - the coloured latticino, silver flakes, melon ribbed shape, & shell ribbed handles - fascinating!
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      Gorgeous find !
    3. Ivonne Ivonne, 3 years ago
      Another beauty!
    4. MALKEY MALKEY, 3 years ago
      Many different factors make this vase just wonderful, thanks sharing Karen !!!!!!!!
    5. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Thanks IronLace. It is a busy decor but the Japanese glass of this period often is.
      I appreciate your input and love.
    6. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Many thanks Ivonne and Phil for your comments!
    7. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Malkey I'm always happy to show little known Japanese glass.
      Thanks for the response!
    8. sklo42 sklo42, 3 years ago
      So much to enjoy in one stately vase......and I do love celery handles!
    9. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Karen,
      That is a very impressive piece for sure! I love it!
    10. beyemvey beyemvey, 3 years ago
      Beautiful vase Phoebe ... oops ... Karen (LOL) Bob
    11. Rick55 Rick55, 3 years ago
      Your Japanese glass is always so beautiful Karen, and this one is no exception! I just love how the colorful latticino seems to float against the dark backdrop, and, like your birds, the workmanship is outstanding... I love this!
    12. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      I never knew they were called that Peggy! New term to know so I sound more smart and stuff.
      Thanks for the love and comment.
    13. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Bob and Scott - two true gentlemen and I am always happy to hear from you. Many thanks.
      Phoebe says thanks too Bob - and she is glad you didn't spell it Feebie.
    14. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Thanks for the appreciation Rick. Many art glass collectors of your calibre don't seem to see the work and beauty of Japanese glass. That's OK (it is a different style for sure) but I am impressed and happy that you do. Again, thanks!
    15. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 3 years ago
      ya what Rick said ...smiling
    16. Alan2310 Alan2310, 3 years ago
      Karen, there so much going on with this piece of glass, i don't know where to start.
      Just gone say, i am speechless.

      Regards
      Alan
    17. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 3 years ago
      A real beauty!
    18. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Thanks Roycroft - I have no issue with you saying what Rickis saying!
    19. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Many thanks Alan. There is lots going on here - I'm glad you like it.
    20. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      I think this could almost fit in your house VL! Thanks for the love.
    21. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
      ?? Not sure, but do you think it could be kamai Glass ??

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/125895-kamei-glass-osaka

      Just also passing this on to you;

      http://www.kuripa.co.jp/glass-art/index.html

      https://www.pinterest.com/pin/449515606526736730/

    22. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
      Another kamai Glass vase, with handles;

      http://auctions.c.yimg.jp/images.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/image/ra131/users/1/9/1/6/jamee_hulk16-img600x450-1459187723b9fnqc1067.jpg

    23. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Thanks for the links Rose.
      I know Kamei liked these handles but the rest of it - don't think so.
    24. martika martika, 3 years ago
      Majestic !!! :)

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