The Aalto vase has become one of the world’s most famous glass objects, deservedly synonymous with Finnish glass art and with Iittala. Alvar Aalto created the Aalto vase in various shapes, sizes and colours for Iittala for the World Fair in Paris in 1937. It is exhibited in some of the world’s most influential design museums. The fluid shapes are said to derive from the Finnish landscape and its lakes. The vases are hand-blown using traditional techniques, and may therefore contain tiny bubbles. This is an iconic and timeless design classic. Available in gorgeous colours and other sizes too!
It takes seven crafstmen, 12 work stages, 100 celsius and 10 hours to prdouce a single Aalto vase., they have unwavering pride, these craftsmen are commited to bringing Alvar Aalto's unconventional shapes to life!
Dimensions: 16 cm
Care: wash by hand.
Mouth blown glass from the Iittala glassworks Finland.
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