Beautiful art glass vase.
Made by Tosti Iwata (1893-1980) Kamei Glass Osaka in the 1950's.
This 'jet black' vase shows the characteristic Murano techniques of avventurine, millefiori, and a clear layer of glass (sommerso), that Tosti Iwata learned during his 20 years in Murano Italy.
It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs - white areas are the result of lighting.
13,5cm (5.31") diameter mouth opening
17,5cm (6.89") diameter at shoulders
23,5cm (9.25") tall
1.64kg (3.61 lbs)
Toshichi (Tosti) Iwata (b. 1893 - d. 1980) was a glass artist who came from a family that owned Kamei Glass in Osaka, Japan. Tosti Iwata visited Murano in Italy in the mid-1930s and remained for 20 years to explore the techniques of Venetian glass. Upon his return, he went to work at the family owned Kamei Glass Osaka.
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