The cobalt or dark blue glass body is decorated with a profusion of golden yellow flowers worked with blue and red enameled highlights. The background is touched with splashes of gold enamel throughout. The base finished with a plain border and the bottom base worked with a polished pontil.Acquired from a dealer in Japan whom we developed a long partnership decades ago while searching for an example of an enameled glass vase. This exact box is pictured on page 14 in Chapter 3, Garasu-Jippo; enameled glass, in the reference book, Japanese Cloisonne Enamels - A Private Collectors Notes and Reference Guide by Gary Yoshino. On page 13, the reference book states, This third chapter, on the subject of garasu-jippo or enameled glass, is the shortest in this guide. Overall, a very refined and high quality enameled glass vase that is in near mint condition and seldom publicly offered.
The height of this vase is approximately 7.5 inches. The width of the vase is approximately 6.25 inches.As this enameled glass vase is very fragile, we will triple box and pack this item with tremendous care. Please ask any and all questions before purchasing this vase. The item "Extremely Rare Japanese Enameled Glass Vase Pictured In Book (PIB)" is in sale since Wednesday, December 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "gyassociates" and is located in Carlsbad, California. This item can be shipped to United States.