This Japanese Porcelain Vase made with Crystalline Glaze from the Yohen Kiln is about 20-30 years old. It is gorgeous. It is the first vase we have had made in this manner in our hands and in the store. It is handmade and hand glazed using special tools to swirl the glaze. The glazes do look like crystals or snowflakes even. It is a fine porcelain vase purchased which was made in Nagoya City in Aichi prefecture in Japan. Then, a crystalline glaze in this case in blue and white is applied to the vase by hand by a specialist or artisan. The pattern is gorgeous, one which I could stare at frojm different angles forever. Crystalline glazes are specialty glazes that show visible and distinct crystal growth in the matrix of the fired glaze. Crystals can grow up to four or five inches across within the glaze matrix. Many matte glaze textures and opaque glazes are the result of multitudes of micro-crystals, or crystals that are so small that they are invisible to the naked eye. The macro-crystalline glazes, or more commonly known simply as crystalline glazes, have crystals that grow large enough to see. See more at About site, referred to by a potter. According to another collector who was helping me with this vase, she found one like it made at the Yohen kiln, and stated that is where this was made. There is more information about them in one of our books, if you are the buyer of this item and we have not yet posted it, remind me and we will add it or scan the pages to you. This fine vase is in excellent condition with no cracks or chips.
SIZE: Height 7.4" or 18.8 cm, Diameter 4.1" or 10.5 cm
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