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Bud vases

Please contact us for pictures of currently available pieces!

The following bud vases are examples of Nishi's work.  All are sealed with glaze and hold water. There are two pictures for each, including a closeup and a picture of each style with a flower. You can find the glaze, approximate size, price, and product number to the right of each picture, as well as the availability. Note that each bud vase is one-of-a-kind, so if you are purchasing one with several available, the vase you receive may differ slightly in shape and glaze color. However, we will try to honor your preferences if you request a certain shape, color, etc.
Enjoy the bud vases!




Bud vases with brushstrokes


Glaze: Clear glaze over white slip brushstrokes



Width: 2.75 in

Height: 3.25 in




Bud vases with carved texture


Glaze: Kaolin



Width: 2.5 in

Height: 4.5 in








Bud vases with iron crystalization


Glaze: Japanese shino with iron



Width: 3 in

Height: 2.5 in





Simple bud vases


Glaze: Copper



Width: 2.25 in

Height: 3 in








"Blueberry" bud vases


Glaze: Iron



Width: 3in

Height: 3 in