1936 (designed)
Bölgeblick thumbnail 1
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
20th Century, Room 74
Place Of Origin

Grey clear glass plate with ribbed decoration

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Brief Description
Plate, grey clear glass with ribbed decoration. Finland, designed by Aino Aalto, for Karhula glassworks, 1936-1955
Physical Description
Grey clear glass plate with ribbed decoration
  • Height: 2.2cm
  • Diameter: 14cm
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
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record createdJanuary 22, 1999
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