With air bubbles, rough edges, and a deliberate asymmetry, Japanese glassmaker Nishiyama Yoshihiro’s vases are a reminder that sometimes the imperfect is most perfect.
The raw glass vases have a fluidity that “makes you feel like you are floating on the surface of a lake” and are available from Poool gallery.
Above: The glassmaker’s Small Corner Bottles come in different shapes and sizes; 2,500¥ apiece (approximately $20.13 USD) at Poool.
Above: A small Ellipse Kozuke bowl is 3,200¥ (approximately $25.75 US) at Poool.
Above: A Flower Vase is about 6 inches tall and is 4,500¥ (approximately $36.23 USD) at Poool.
Above: The bud vase has a a fluted base.
For more of our favorite vases, see:
- 10 Easy Pieces: Single Stem Bud Vases.
- 10 Easy Pieces: The Science of Labware Vases.
- 10 Easy Pieces: Ikebana Vases.