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Japanese Art Glass47 of 119Kodama red and white swirl vasePulled feather vase by Hisatoshi Iwata circa 1980
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    Posted 1 year ago

    racer4four
    (619 items)

    Vase by Hisatoshi Iwata in a style I find really attractive with what seems to be broad brush strokes of colour through the glass.
    The coloured layer is from a great aqua blue with what appears to be black glass lines which are actually a rich navy blue. The attractive thing is the edges of the lines clearly show the dark blue and the result is as if an artist has run a paint loaded brush around the vessel.
    The lines are random but balanced, and the ribbed shape of the outer clear case makes the lines even more alive.

    It's a pretty cool piece of glass and like much Japanese glass is sizable.
    24cm high 24cm wide 2.5kg

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Striking beauty, a lovely artistic design of dark splashes on aqua that's truly unique
    2. artfoot artfoot, 1 year ago
      Beautiful calligraphic decor - what a nice piece of glass!
    3. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Beautiful coloring ! wow
    4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 1 year ago
      It is like someone just added the dark blue liquid before it mixes in, and you keep the excitement fresh as if the moment stays, superb !~
    5. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      Hey thanks Jenni, as usual, a generous comment. It is an uncommon one for Iwata.
    6. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      Thanks Harry! It's interesting that this slightly loose decor is from Hisatoshi, it was more of a Toshichi thing.
    7. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      It is a standout piece here Manikin, and thanks!
    8. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      Thomas, thanks my friend! Hope all is going well, stay safe.
    9. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      I am not sure how he kept the liquid look of that blue Phil, but it is fresh and alive!
      Thanks mate.
    10. sklo42 sklo42, 1 year ago
      I love the way it looks so different in each of your images.....never boring!
    11. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      Thanks Peggy it's a great vase.
      Does tend to dominate however........
    12. inky inky, 1 year ago
      Very nice!..:-)
    13. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      Ta Inky!
    14. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 1 year ago
      Fab vase! Love the dramatic colors.
    15. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      Thanks so much Elisabethan. Glad you like my vase :)
    16. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 1 year ago
      The colors just pull you in...lovely!
    17. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      Thanks Eileen, it's a nice one I agree!

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