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    Posted 12 months ago

    kwqd
    (646 items)

    This Kurata Craft Glass decorative plate/bowl, made for Mikasa, is 14" in diameter x 1.5" high with a 5" x 1" circular depression in the middle. It weighs over 5 lbs. There is a ground pontil mark on the bottom. This is the last of five pieces of labeled Japanese art glass for my $100 challenge and I had $19 left for the final piece. I have already bought two pieces of Kurata Craft Glass for this challenge and wanted to find a piece from another maker and was prepared for this to take some time, but the stars lined up on this one for me. I found it on ebay for $19 from a local private seller who lives a few blocks from where I had an appointment. Karma? Destiny? Blind luck?

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    1. kwqd kwqd, 12 months ago
      @Broochman - Thanks for the comment. I think so too!

      Thanks for loving item #5!

      Watchsearcher
      blunderbuss2
      fortapache
      MALKEY
      Newfld
      Broochman
      Nafssalg
      vetraio50
    2. racer4four racer4four, 12 months ago
      That’s are really different piece of Kurata, beautiful. Even in their higher production works the quality remains.
      That’s a beautifully shaped bowl.
    3. kwqd kwqd, 12 months ago
      @racer4four - Thanks for your comment! I have not been able to find another example of this bowl. Kurata did use this approximate color combination in other pieces for Mikasa, but all of those I have found were opaque.

      Thanks for loving my Kurata bowl!

      AdeleC
      Ben
      plein-air-painter
      sklo42

    4. kwqd kwqd, 12 months ago
      Thank you aura and Manikin!
    5. kwqd kwqd, 12 months ago
      Thank you for taking a look at my Kurata bowl vinyl33rpm!
    6. kwqd kwqd, 12 months ago
      I eventually found one other example of this bowl at Ripley Auctions in 2013.
    7. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      Thank you Thomas and SEAN68!
    8. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      Thanks Vynil33rpm!
    9. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      @renedijkstra - Thanks for the nice comment. I really like this piece, too. It is a bit hard to display, though.

      Thanks Thomas!

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