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Clear Aalto Vase Iittala

Clear Aalto Vase Iittala

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When Finnish design legend Alvar Aalto first showed this deliriously wavy vase at the World s Fair in 1937, its sinuous lines and shape caused an instant sensation Today, this undulating masterpiece is still a er at powerhouse glass manufacturer , which is featured in MoMA s collection, as is the Aalto vase itself Its mysterious shape has been the subject of much speculation; some say it is based on Aalto s sketches entitled, The Eskimo Woman s Leather Breeches.Others believe that the fluid shape might be inspired by the lines of the Finnish landscape. Size 6.25h x 8.25w x 5.25d Made of Lead-Free Crystal When Finnish design legend Alvar Aalto first showed this deliriously wavy vase at the World s Fair in 1937, its sinuous lines and shape caused an instant sensation. Today, this undulating masterpiece is still a er at powerhouse glass manufacturer , which is featured in MoMA s collection, as is the Aalto vase itself. Its mysterious shape has been the subject of much speculation; some say it is based on Aalto s sketches entitled, The Eskimo Woman s Leather Breeches.Others believe that the fluid shape might be inspired by the lines of the Finnish landscape. Either way, the vessel s organic form is not only beautiful to look at, it also lends itself perfectly to flower arrangements. Each lead-free crystal piece is mouth-blown into a mold and hand-polished by skilled craftsmen in the factory.

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