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Decollete by Oiva Toikka

Decollete by Oiva Toikka

Decollete is a series of large different color glass spheres with a slice removed from the top. Some are single color and some have two layers of color. Each is unique, and they were produced by Nuutajärvi Glassworks master glass blowers in 1985. Each is signed “Oiva Toikka Nuutajärvi Notsjö”. They are amazing works of […]

December 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Prisma (Prism) Vase by Kaj Franck

Prisma (Prism) Vase by Kaj Franck

Prisma was designed by Kaj Franck for Nuutajärvi in 1954, and it was produced from 1954 to 1968. The vase resembles a prism with its color blending. It is free blown and cut into a four-sided flattened diamond shape. Each vase is signed “K. Franck, Nuutajärvi Notsjö” followed by the year it was made, f.ex. […]

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Kupla (Bubble) Vase by Saara Hopea

Kupla (Bubble) Vase by Saara Hopea

Saara Hopea designed Kupla for Nuutajärvi glass factory in 1955. Every Kupla vase has a turquoise bubble of glass encased in the clear base of the vase. Due to the handmade process each vase is slightly different and unique. The top of the vase can be dark blue, olive green, yellow or moss green. There […]

December 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Uusi Alue (New Area) by Harri Koskinen

Uusi Alue (New Area) by Harri Koskinen

One of Koskinen’s most experimental works, Uusi Alue pieces are solid glass shaped by hand by the glass blower without the use of any molds. Each piece is thus slightly different and unique. Uusi Alue was produced as a limited edition series of 100 in different colors. It was designed in 2004 for Iittala as […]

December 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Kohta carafe/glass for Iittala Art Works by Harri Koskinen

Kohta carafe/glass for Iittala Art Works by Harri Koskinen

Kohta (translates to “point”)  is a combination of a carafe and a glass that goes on top of it, comprising of two cylindrical sections of different colored glass, creating a beautiful gradient effect. It was designed by Harri Koskine as a limited edition for Iittala Art Works in 2009. Only 100 pieces were produced.

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Pantteri (Panther) Vase by Saara Hopea

Pantteri (Panther) Vase by Saara Hopea

Saara Hopea designed her famous Pantteri (Panther) vase in 1954 for Nuutajärvi Glassworks. The slightly tapered version (shape #SH109) was produced in 3 different sizes with either green or purple spots. There is also a cylindrical version (#SH100). The Panther vase is free blown clear glass with bubbles and color inclusions. H 165 mm | […]

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