HULA girl Orchids of Hawaii 40's vase Retro pre-statehood souvenir
Between 1921 and the end of World War II, ceramic pieces made in Japan were marked "Japan." This is a vintage vase with a hula dancer . Hula is the soul of Hawaii expressed in motion. No one knows its exact origins but Hawaiians agree that the first hula was performed by a god or goddess which makes the dance a sacred ritual. This vase would have been a tourist piece and is marked on the bottom Orchids of Hawaii Japan R-73-A on the bottom ( see two photos on the right of the mark. It measures 6 oe" tall and is glazed. It has one chip on the lip and three flea bites. No cracks. It has bottom shelf wear where the glaze was never on it . VintageSparkles offers Layaway on all our pieces regardless of which site it comes from. Please remember that vintage & antique items are not mint, nor are they perfect but they sure are full of old history and charm. Please use photos to make your decisions and read our policies prior to buying so you can have an excellent experience with us.
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