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NORITAKE VASE
« on: July 31, 2014, 11:59:31 AM »
HELLO, I just found this mini bud vase in a antique mall for $6.00. 2 7/8 inches high X 2 3/4 wide. I would like to know who made it and about when? Is the NORITAKE CRAFT label generic to a region of Japan used by many makers? I could not find a picture of it on the web. 
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Re: NORITAKE VASE
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2014, 01:55:34 PM »
I have one the same colour bought off Ebay here in Australia.

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Re: NORITAKE VASE
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2014, 07:17:25 AM »
My research has shown Noritake glass was actually produced by Marti Glass (also known as Multi Glass)

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Re: NORITAKE VASE
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2014, 02:53:53 PM »
Were they a Japanese company, Racer?
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Re: NORITAKE VASE
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2014, 01:00:39 AM »
Yes but some research last night turned up some other info.
I have found listed two Japanese glass designers active at Noritake during the 70s to 80s, so it seems they had their own glass production facility
Mitsugi Koboyashi and Koji Yamakuchi, listed under Noritake Glass Coompany, 19771-2000.   That is all I have ever found on Noritake glass.

Most Noritake glass I have seen is very similar in style to Marti Glass.

Here's some info from my notes on them:
Marti Glass - Multi Glass - FG -  Fukuoka - Nakajima - Crystal Matsugaoka
Glass is still produced under the name Multi Glass at Fukuoka on Kyushu.  https://www.multiglass.co.jp/
Sticker is generally a large M, also MULTI GLASS or MARTI GLASS .
Earlier pieces may have FG or FUKUOKA.
They have made everything from simple cased glass bowls and vases, to hot worked large vases, Murano style animals, and tableware.
Artists: Tetsujiro Goto (67-86), Yoko Kuramoto (86-95),

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Re: NORITAKE VASE
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2016, 01:38:24 AM »
I have done much more research into Noritake Glass and as with all my research in this area I only have leads, not proof.  My leads are now taking me to these being produced by Sasaki Glass for Noritake.

 

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