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Glass - Archipelago


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Finland (made)

  • Date:

    1978 (designed)
    1897 (production)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sarpaneva, Timo, born 1926 (designers)
    Iittala (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, mould-blown with cast stem

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Iittala glassworks

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 83, shelf 4

Place of Origin

Finland (made)


1978 (designed)
1897 (production)


Sarpaneva, Timo, born 1926 (designers)
Iittala (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Glass, mould-blown with cast stem


Height: 23 cm champagne glass

Descriptive line

'Arkipelago' glass, mould-blown with cast stem, designed by Timo Sarpaneva for Iittala glassworks, designed 1978, produced 1987

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

Opie, J. Scandinavian Ceramics and Glass in the 20th Century. Victoria and Albert Museum, 1987. Catalogue number 231.

Labels and date

Two glasses Arkipelago (Archipelago), mould-blown with cast stem Finland, designed 1978, produced 1987 designed by Timo Sarpaneva, for Iittala glassworks Gift of Iittala glassworks (C.202 &A-1987) . [18/06/2009]


Glass; Drinking


Ceramics Collection

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