3 Unique Vintage Japanese Glass FISHING FLOATS Maker's Marks, Net, Rolling Pin (#41)
This is a group of three unique and different types of small glass Japanese fishing floats. There is a glass float that is approximately 10 1/2" in circumference which is about the size of a baseball, that has a makers mark. There is a rolling pin float that measures approximately 5" in length. And there is a glass float, with very unique & tight full original net that is approximately 10 1/2" in circumference (including net). They are all made of hand blown glass. These Japanese fishing floats were actually used and have spent much of their lives at sea. Each have been picked out of hundreds of beachcombed and Japanese fishing floats to offer because of its unique qualities and characteristics. Their thick glass contains impurities, inclusions and bubbles that are intrinsic to the Japanese manufacturing process. They are in good and sound condition with the normal wear one finds on fishing floats that have survived years of use in the ocean. Each of the floats have subtle color differences ranging in shades of blue and aqua greens. The float with the maker's marks is rare because it is unusual for small floats of these sizes to be marked (see photos). Every vintage float is different and these each have many beautiful unique features (see photos).
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