A Glass Flower Vase
A Glass Flower Vase

IWATA TOSHICHI (1893-1980)

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A Glass Flower Vase
Iwata Toshichi (1893-1980)
Irregularly-shaped with scattered flakes of gold leaf, and bold black and brown lines, fitted wood box with a sketch of the piece by the artist
20.3cm. high

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Born in Tokyo, Iwata Toshichi first studied metalwork and then Western style oil painting at Tokyo School of Arts while learning glass making by himself. From 1928 he won the Tokusen prize three years in a row for his works in glass.
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