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.
30 000 - 40 000 SEK
2 970 - 3 960 EUR
The vase is executed and signed at Iittala, 1950's.
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.
Christiane Heuwinkel (ed), "Alvar & Aino Aalto. Design Collection Bischofberger", Haatje Cantz Verlag, Germany 2004, compare p 211.
When is the viewing and auction?
Bukowskis Modern Art + Design
Viewing 5 – 9 May, Bukowskis, Berzelii Park 1, Stockholm.
Auction 10 – 11 May, starts 1 pm, Arsenalsgatan 2, Stockholm.