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Jar and cover - IS

IS

  • Object:

    Jar and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Helsinki (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1948 (designed)
    ca. 1957 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Franck, Kaj, born 1911 - died 1989 (designer)
    Arabia factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with blue glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the maker

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.28&A-1964

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 42, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Earthenware jar and cover with blue glaze.

Place of Origin

Helsinki (made)

Date

ca. 1948 (designed)
ca. 1957 (made)

Artist/maker

Franck, Kaj, born 1911 - died 1989 (designer)
Arabia factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with blue glaze

Marks and inscriptions

A crown and 'ARABIA MADE IN FINLAND'
Printed in white

Dimensions

Height: 6.35 cm, Diameter: 11.11 cm

Object history note

Part of a series Circ.28, 29, 35-1964.

The 'IS' range was designed at the same time as the better known 'Kilta' range, examples of which are in the 20thC study gallery, rooms 103-6.

Descriptive line

'IS' series earthenware jar and cover with blue glaze, designed by Kaj Franck ca. 1948, made by Arabia, Finland, ca. 1957.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Opie, Jennifer Hawkins. Scandinavia: ceramics & glass in the twentieth century. London: V&A Publications, 1989. 63 p., ill. ISBN 1851770712.

Labels and date

Three jars and covers 'IS range'
Designed by Kaj Franck, made by Arabia, Helsinki, Finland designed about 1948, in production 1952-74
Marks: a crown and 'Arabia Made in Finland' printed in white on brown and green jars 'uuni ugn oven' and an oven door with radiating lines, printed in white
Earthenware

Circ, 28&A,29&A,35&A-1964

The 'IS' range was designed at the same time as the better known 'Kilta' range, examples of which are in the 20thC study gallery, rooms 103-6 [16/07/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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