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    Posted 9 months ago

    kwqd
    (643 items)

    This Fukuoka handkerchief style vase is about 7.5" long x 11" high x 5" wide. It is, generally, in good shape and retains its original foil label. My first piece of Fukuoka glass. An ebay find which was listed for several weeks with no bids and finally went on sale and got only one bid, mine. Apparently the style and colors are not to the taste of American ebayers, but still a nice example of Fukuoka glass. I am starting to realize that Japanese glass is not of much interest to most American collectors. Highly priced Japanese art glass does not seem to sell well at all and some pieces linger for months on auction sites before being discounted. This bowl was listed for $60 plus shipping for a couple of months with a "Make Offer" option. I made two much lower offers which were automatically turned down. The seller finally relisted it with a starting bid of $5. I think the total was something like $18 with shipping and insurance. I may start asking ebay sellers to give me money to take their Japanese art glass!

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    1. kwqd kwqd, 9 months ago
      Thank you aura!
    2. Newfld Newfld, 9 months ago
      Outstanding beauty here, this vase is really stunning, from the handkerchief shape to the gorgeous color blends, congrats on your first Fukuoka Kevin!
    3. racer4four racer4four, 9 months ago
      Fukuoka excelled at these stripy pieces of glass, and I think this is a fantastic piece.
      Japanese glass is possibly better known here in Aus maybe because we imported a lot more of it than Italian or Czech glass so prices here are often higher. You are finding some absolute wonders Kevin!
    4. kwqd kwqd, 9 months ago
      @Newfld - Thanks Jenni! I like it a lot. Kind of large, though, so I'll probably just store it until I can start rearranging my collection to reflect my new interest in Japanese and Bohemian glass.

      @racer4four - Thanks Karen! Yeah, a double edged sword, since there is probably a lot less Japanese art glass in the U.S. as a result. Czech glass is also in shorter supply. I very seldom see either in the wild. I have to go to auction sites to find it.
    5. Brunswick Brunswick, 9 months ago
      Very Unique One!!

      Thomas.
    6. kwqd kwqd, 9 months ago
      @Brunswick - Thanks for your comment, Thomas!

      Thanks for loving my Fukuoka bowl!

      Deano
      Vynil33rpm
      Brunswick
      vetraio50
      fortapache
      ho2cultcha
      blunderbuss2
    7. kwqd kwqd, 9 months ago
      @Broochman - Thanks! I think the shape is beautiful. The colors, not so much.

      Thanks for loving my Fukuoka vase Ms.CrystalShip, Vynil33rpm, PeopleWatcher, Broochman and PhilDMorris!
    8. kwqd kwqd, 9 months ago
      Thanks for your comment renedijkstra!

      Thanks Kevin, dlpetersen and Trey!
    9. kwqd kwqd, 9 months ago
      Thank you valentino97!
    10. kwqd kwqd, 9 months ago
      Thank you artfoot and Vintagefran!
    11. kwqd kwqd, 8 months ago
      Finally got this one cleaned up and re-photographed. Had to use rubbing alcohol to avoid soaking the label off of it. There is still a streak of hard yellow something on the bottom, shown in that last photo. It is slowly giving way to the rubbing alcohol and I have gotten more of it off, since I took these photos. This vase is much more vibrant since cleaning. It was very grungy with a lot of deep build up, probably from the home of a smoker.
    12. kwqd kwqd, 8 months ago
      Thanks for taking a look and for loving my Fukuoka vase MALKEY and bobby725!
    13. kwqd kwqd, 8 months ago
      Thanks for the love for my Fukuoka vase Alleycat1!
    14. kwqd kwqd, 7 months ago
      Thanks for taking time to look at my Fukuoka vase, lisa!
    15. kwqd kwqd, 5 months ago
      Belated thanks RichmondLori!

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