Bölgeblick

Jug
1932
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Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Jug, press-moulded with handle applied in molten state.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Brief Description
Jug, pale green, clear glass, flared with horizontal ribbing. Finland, designed by Aino Aalto, for Karhula glassworks, 1932-1955
Physical Description
Jug, press-moulded with handle applied in molten state.
Dimensions
  • Height: 16.7cm
  • Depth: 21.5cm
Style
Gallery Label
The Bölgeblick range (the name is untranslatable) was awarded second prize in the pressed glass entries to the 1932 competition at the Karhula glassworks. It was awarded a gold medal at the Triennale, Milanm 1936
Credit line
Given by Peter Sederholm
Historical context
The complete range consisted of tumbler, pitcher, sugar bowl, creamer, with plates and bowls of various sizes, and possibly a vase. It was slightly modified for the Milan Triennale in 1936. It was in production until the mid-1950s and part of the range was re-issued in about 1986.
Bibliographic Reference
Opie,J: Scandinavia; ceramics & glass in the 20thC
Collection
Accession Number
C.228-1987

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record createdJanuary 22, 1999
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