image Cased glass flower vase with incised decoration. “Spring”

Cased glass flower vase with incised decoration. “Spring”

Ikuko Ogawa

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Cutglass

Whetstones or diamond wheels of various shapes are attached to a rotating grinder and pressed against the outside of a glass vessel to create geometric design or curves. The finishing touches are put on the design with a fine whetstone, then it is polished and is complete. Famous styles include Edo kiriko and Satsuma kiriko.

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Ikuko Ogawa

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  • / Full member, Japan Kogei Association

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