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Iwatsu Glass (Japan) from their Hineri range | Art Glass 9.5" Vase

¥24,600 JPY
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One of Japan's most recognised manufacturers of mid-century glass is Iwatsu Glass Co, a company who produced an outstanding amount of incredible pieces predominantly bound for the Western export market.

Based in Osaka, Japan, the company were prolific in the 1960s and 1970s with a fantastic range of vases, centrepieces and art pieces, found in a variety of styles. Often mistaken for Italian and Czech pieces, these can often be found today with original Hineri foil labels still intact - Hineri being one of their glassware ranges.

Some pieces were exported under the Kamei Glass or Nanbu Glass, showcasing the exporters label rather than the Iwatsu Glass label.

 

THIS LISTING

A gorgeous butterscotch vase, with gold leaf applied throughout the glass in vertical bands. This particular piece is also cased, meaning it has a layer of white glass internally which helps the exterior colour pop.

Series Hineri
Production 1960s/70s

Dimensions 24.5cm tall, 15cm wide

Condition Great vintage condition with no major wear to mention, however there is a chip on the base as per the last picture.

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