Orange and Rice Vase by Colin Rose(c. 2007) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)
This vase caught my attention when it was first advertised on the Five of Hearts Magic site, but I held back from buying it till finally giving in recently. Now that I have it, I am glad it is in my collection. Many will recognize this as part of a larger effect and apparatus: “Rice, Orange, and Checkers”. Though a classic, I much prefer a simpler transposition and this vase is a beautiful start. Not sure if I care for the checkers in the overall effect.
Made from gorgeous African Sapele, this wood has an amazing lustrous wavy pattern to its grain that seem to shimmer as your eyes scan across the wood. The vase has many fine delicate details and several pyrographic accents, clearly a product of the finest turning skills on a lathe. I have said this before, but there is no better craftsman with the lathe than Colin Rose and C.Paul Coker of Five of Hearts Magic.
The vase stands tall at 12 1/2 inches with 4 inches at the widest. The mechanism is smooth and blended well into the interior of the vase that the vase can be casually shown after the vanish of the rice, without arousing any suspicion.
Approx. Price: $700.00 (2008) ***Notice: I am not a dealer and this item is not for sale on this site. It maybe available in the links below or at our sister site: qualitymagicsales.com, but not from here so please do not ask.
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