Iittala / [Suomi100] Aalto Vase 160mm (Ultramarine Blue)
Design legend Alvar Aalto created his iconic series of glass vases in 1936. Inspired by the waves in water, it has become a staple of modern Scandinavian design. Each Alvar Aalto vase is unique and mouth blown at the Iittala glass factory in Finland.
CENTENARY OF FINLAND'S INDEPENDENCE 2017
In celebration of Finland’s 100th year of independence, Iittala creates a special edition collection themed around an ultramarine blue colour, loved by Iittala fans around the world.
The deep glowing colour has been made with a special glass recipe in Iittala’s glass factory in Finland as a tribute to the clarity and true warmth of the Finnish national character.
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In 1936, Alvar Aalto’s series of glass vases won first prize in the 1936 Karhula-Iittala Glass Design Competition. Compared to the decorative objects of the time, the simple yet organic shape of this vase was a revolutionary statement. Inspired by waves (“aalto” in Finnish) in the water, the vase is a symbol of Finnish design and one of the most famous glass objects in the world.
Each and every vase in the Alvar Aalto Collection continues to be mouth blown at the Iittala factory and comes in a wide range of colors and sizes. The Collection is a staple of modern Scandinavian design and Iittala’s most iconic series.
|COLOR||Ultramarine Blue (Limited Edition)|
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||Finland|
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