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    Posted 2 years ago

    racer4four
    (572 items)

    Midori was a range of glass designed by Hisatoshi Iwata, c1980. Some of this range became an Iwata Studio line, although I believe this piece to be an artist's work.
    Midori means green (or greenery) in Japanese and Iwata used this green decor on a number of different shaped vessels.
    This flask shaped vase is typical of Midori, with a quite simple shape to highlight the decor. The underlying glass is a light green with very fine spatter of a beautiful turquoise and mid blue heavily applied. As was the fashion with Iwata during this period, gold foil squares have been applied on the front of the vase.
    It's a quite organic style of glass; very restful.
    Height: 18cm

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    Comments

    1. Anik Anik, 2 years ago
      Really, really lovely!
    2. Ivonne Ivonne, 2 years ago
      Beautiful colour which remainds me the Aegean See.
    3. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      The speckled blue-green color blend is gorgeous, this vase is a real work of art
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Different to the green booze. BEAUTIFUL !!!!
    5. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 2 years ago
      Just gorgeous...As usual !! You glass collection must be bursting at the seams ? :)
    6. Brunswick Brunswick, 2 years ago
      Love the color as shown in pic #1! Almost the color of My Music cave! Lol! Hope all is the Best!
      T.
    7. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Thanks Anik, happy to hear you like it!
    8. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      A lovely comparison Ivonne, and true. Like our Coral Sea! Thanks.
    9. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Thanks as always Jenni :)
    10. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Midori the drink is for the uneducated, this glass is for the art lover. Thanks Vet!
    11. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      You are so right Ken, bursting, and so some ends up in boxes and then I can't appreciate the beauty. A tragedy of my own making.
      Thanks for loving this one, which is currently unboxed :)
    12. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      It must be a great room Thomas; a very creative colour. Thanks mate :)
    13. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 years ago
      Wow, you have lots of cool and interesting glass. Do you display them altogether?
    14. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      I do have lots MrsT, lots in boxes, and about a third on display at the moment.
      I do try and change them around but the number is now overwhelming. I am a glass collecting addict, and I need intervention. There: said it! lol.
    15. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 years ago
      Racer, I understand, I am running out of room too :)
    16. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Love that colour!!!
      Nice addition, Karen, thanks for sharing such beauties :-D
    17. MALKEY MALKEY, 2 years ago
      very much like french art glass pieces wonderburg karen xxxx
    18. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 2 years ago
      Hi Karen. Another stunning Japanese vase. You've opened my eyes to a new world of glass and broadened my appreciation of it with your posts. Ty

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