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Multi Glass vases with millefiori -part 2

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    Posted 3 years ago

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    These are my other two vases in this Multi Glass range.

    The taller green vase is three sided in a very Multi shape, with it's very large clear wings surrounding the internal green and millefiori. I love how the wings swirl from the base . The rim is typical Multi too with it's swooping drops moving to quite pointed tips.

    The blue vase is not a shape I see very often from Multi, although if I ever see a Japanese vase that rises from a narrower base to a bulb Multi is always my first thought. This is a most beautiful vase with it's purplish blue into clear, and the orange/yellow millefiori making a beautiful contrast. It is also thickly cased with vertical ribs twisting around the body and flattening at the rim.

    I can reliably date these millefiori vases to the early 1980s, although I don't know who designed them.

    I find them joyful and beautiful, and I really marvel at the skill in managing their production.

    Green vase is 28cm high

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    1. sklo42 sklo42, 3 years ago
      Again, both lovely! The optics of the blue one are magical......ocean waves, stormy weather.
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 3 years ago
      Oh WOW!! And they just keep getting even more BEAUTIFUL!!
    3. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Lovely, lovely, lovely :)
    4. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 3 years ago
      The skill, indeed! That's what I always think when I look at your posts. So much craftsmanship and artistry. It's beautiful.
    5. Gillian, 3 years ago
      Extremely drool-worthy. Lovely vases.
    6. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      You have been posting really beautiful pieces lately, Your collection must be a marvel to behold !!
    7. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 3 years ago
      adore the twistted one it is a beautiful sculpture
    8. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Thanks everyone for your lovely comments. I really like reading your appreciation of the skill and beauty in this Japanese glass.
      Phil and
    9. inky inky, 3 years ago
      Gorgeous photos!..:-)
    10. ThriftStoreAddict ThriftStoreAddict, 3 years ago
      There's that green color I love so much

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