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Alvar Aalto

(Finland, 1898-1976)
Alvar aalto, a "savoy/3030" dark green glass vase, iittala glassworks, finland ca.
Alvar aalto, a "savoy/3030" dark green glass vase, iittala glassworks, finland ca.
Alvar aalto, a "savoy/3030" dark green glass vase, iittala glassworks, finland ca.
Alvar aalto, a "savoy/3030" dark green glass vase, iittala glassworks, finland ca.
Alvar aalto, a "savoy/3030" dark green glass vase, iittala glassworks, finland ca.
Alvar aalto, a "savoy/3030" dark green glass vase, iittala glassworks, finland ca.

a "Savoy/3030" dark green glass vase, Iittala Glassworks, Finland ca.

Blown into wooden mould, faint signature ALVAR AALTO IITTALA 50 (? blurred). Height 15,2 cm.
In the early 1950's they were experimenting with executing the different models by Aalto blown into wooden moulds. The were executed in both clear and coloured glass.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

30 000 - 40 000 SEK

2 970 - 3 960 EUR

Hammer price: 
42 000 SEK
Saleroom notice

The vase is executed and signed at Iittala, 1950's.

Provenance

Architect Judith Turner von Huth. In 1952 she made a study trip to visit Alvar Aalto in Finland. She was given this vase as a gift from Aalto at the time.

Literature

Christiane Heuwinkel (ed), "Alvar & Aino Aalto. Design Collection Bischofberger", Haatje Cantz Verlag, Germany 2004, compare p 211.

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