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Koristepullo by Nanny Still

Koristepullo by Nanny Still

Nanny Still designed turn mold blown Koristepullo for Riihimäen Lasi in 1959. It was produced from 1959 to 1968 and came in two styles, one with a flat rim and the other with a beak. Sizes varied from 295 mm to 340 mm tall, and the necks could be short or tall as well. All […]

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Meripihka (Amber) by Nanny Still

Meripihka (Amber) by Nanny Still

Meripihka (Amber) was a series of acid matted, turn mold blown vases, bowls and plates designed by Nanny Still for Riihimäen Lasi glass factory in 1953. They remained in production from 1954 to 1957, and where all made in an amber color, as the name entails. Items were signed “Riihimäen Lasi Oy Nanny Still”.

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i-glass by Timo Sarpaneva

i-glass by Timo Sarpaneva

Timo Sarpaneva design the i-glass series of pitchers and glasses for Iittala in 1956. Heights 19 cm, 16,5 cm | 7.5″, 6.5″ Blue, moss green straight and round designs

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Saippuakupla (Soap Bubble) Vase by Kaj Franck

Saippuakupla (Soap Bubble) Vase by Kaj Franck

Kaj Franck designed the globular Saippuakupla for Nuutajärvi in 1950. The vase was in production from 1951 to 1961. It was made in multiple sizes either in clear, grey or leaf green glass. All the vases were signed “K.Franck, Nuutajärvi Notsjö” followed by the year it was made, f.ex. “-60” H 24,5 cm

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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 […]

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Halo Candleholder by Harri Koskinen

Halo Candleholder by Harri Koskinen

Halo is a simple yet beautiful tealight candleholder that Harri Koskinen designed for Iittala in 1999. It was mass produced from solid glass in several different vivid colors. In addition to the colors shown below, there is a cobalt blue version as well. H 1″ ø 4″

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Lantern by Harri Koskinen

Lantern by Harri Koskinen

Lantern is a mass produced range of candleholders Harri Koskinen designed for Iittala in 1999. Even though they are mass produced, they are still mouth blown. Small: H 19.0 mm ø 9 cm | H 7.5″ ø 3.5″ The smaller version of the design has a metal tealight holder in the middle, it is removable […]

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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 […]

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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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Sarpaneva Orchid In The December 20th Century Design Auction At Sotheby’s

Sarpaneva Orchid In The December 20th Century Design Auction At Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s auction house has an upcoming auction of important 20th century design on December 15th 2012 in New York. The auction features furniture, lamps and other furnishings as well as sculpture and glass. Arguably the best know Finnish mid-century glass design has also made it into the auction. Number 98 in the catalog is Timo […]

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