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Art Glass1642 of 21191Late Loetz Spiegelau Period Vase, unknown decor, ca. 1939Loetz Cameo II-7236
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    Posted 1 year ago

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    I have amassed quite a bit of Iwata Glass, from all members of the family, but most is by the founder, Toshichi Iwata.
    This is a very pretty vase and it shows some very common design elements of Toshichi's.
    The first is the glass colour; he enjoyed pink.
    Second is the layers of glass he has used here. First layer is pink pulegoso, then a clear case, then the almost white trail.
    Third is the shape; with a flowing freehand body and a pretty frilled lip.
    Fourth is size; at 25 cm and 1.8 kilos it's not petite.

    I actually purchased this in Japan last year and lugged it around, so it's fortunate I still love it after all that effort!

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    1. sklo42 sklo42, 1 year ago
      Wonderfully flowing design... and before I read your intro lol
    2. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Beautiful vase, the layers of different pinks are just gorgeous Karen, to me this looks like a big beautiful tulip!
    3. Brunswick Brunswick, 1 year ago
      Good To See You Post..Great Glass!!

    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 1 year ago
      Such a beautiful vase Karen!! I love the color.
    5. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      Thanks Peggy, you see glass so well!

      Jenni, so right! It is very flowerlike,

      Thanks Thomas. You: music, me:glass. As the witch said "I've been watching you...."

      Glad you liked it Ken! Thanks mate.

      It's funny Scott, I am not a girl into pink, no pink clothes, ever. But these pink glasses I like. Glad you do too!Although you might like a bit of pink clothing, I know my hubby does :)
    6. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 1 year ago
      I love pink! Such a happy color!
      When you look at this beautiful vase, it makes you happy!
      I would of lugged it around too.
      Once I bought my Mother 5 violin bottles, carried them in my backpack , hitchhiked 200 miles home and not a chip! She loved them.
      Stunning colorful “happy” vase Karen!
    7. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      The things we do MsCrystal! I'm glad your Mum loved them, it made your effort worthwhile.
      Isn't it a pretty vase! I'm glad you love it to. Thanks.

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