This vintage Japanese hand painted spinning globe is an intriguing curio.
- 6 1/2" tall; 3 1/2" wide at base.
- Vintage item, brought directly from Japan in late 1980s.
- Excellent condition, no chips or scratches.
- Weighs about 2 1/2 pounds.
This lovely piece filled with intricate handpainted detail of a Japanese forest landscape. The artistic technique is called reverse painting, in which a hole is drilled into the blown glass and is painted from inside. It's a truly lovely vintage art piece, and would add a touch of asian flair to a bookcase or mantel.
According to the original owner, this piece was brought back from Japan during his frequent travels there in the late 1980s.