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    Posted 4 years ago

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    These Kitaichi pieces came together as a job lot, and they are well made, attractive, and usable glass items. All have been hand made and are contemporary.

    The two vases in purple with blue case are a nice colour mix for a basic cylinder vase, and the blue case is a bit of a Kitaichi design cue. These would be pretty ordinary without it.

    The wine glasses are lovely and I will use them! They have been acid etched to the mid point and then hand painted with enamel. I think they are so pretty, and it's good they are a different graphic.

    The two blue bowls, possibly ashtrays, are pretty cool with their shading from bright blue to pale blue, and the use of pulegoso to do that.

    The cranberry vase is so Kitaichi! It's all about the colour, the stem shape, and the lovely frilled and waved lip.

    Kitaichi is a successful glass studio, even to the point of having a few outlet stores scattered throughout Japan. These items would likely have been sold at one.

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    1. sklo42 sklo42, 4 years ago
      All lovely, Karen. How interesting to get a taste of the range of a maker in one post! Wonderful job lot too ...... often it's one or two pieces you want and the rest for disposal.
    2. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      Really nice Karen and I love the wine glasses!
    3. Lisa-lighting Lisa-lighting, 4 years ago
      Thank you for this post Karen. It really is delightful to see and learn about this glass.
    4. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Thanks Peggy. I agree there is a real range of styles here,Kitaichi seem to spread the love ! They were originally oil lamp makers and I think although they have updated their range they sill love a bit of frippery, like the frilly vase. And yes, some may move on.
    5. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      I will toast you as I use them Judy!! Thanks :)
    6. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Thanks Ken, it's so pretty.
    7. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Thanks Lisa, I'm happy to pass on my love of Japanese glass.
    8. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 years ago
      Pretty pics, girl !! Gorgeous !
    9. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Thanks Phil, the glass made it easy!
    10. Ivonne Ivonne, 4 years ago
      Beautiful composition of different styles.The goblets reminds some of Meyr Neffe or Theresienthal ones.
    11. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Thanks Ivonne. You know so much! I knew of Theresienthal but had to look up Meyr Neffe. Wow, what glass that is!
    12. KarenLR71, 4 years ago
      Such divine colors! Gorgeous!!
    13. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Thanks Karen!

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