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Posted 5 months ago

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SEAN68
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HELJA LIUKKO SUNDSTROM

MAKER:ARABIA

DESIGNER:HELJA LIUKKO SUNDSTROM

ORIGIN OF COUNTRY: FINLAND

SERIES: FOUR SEASONS

SEASON:SPRING

PERIOD:1980'S

TYPE:HANGING WALL PLATE

INFO LINK:Heljä Liukko-Sundström

Professor Heljä Liukko-Sundström (1938) knows every secret there is about ceramics. She came to the Arabia Industrial Art Department in 1962 and continued to the Arabia Art Department in 1967. Heljä is especially known as a ceramic artist and painter. In addition to being a wonderful storyteller, her art works open a unique world filled with joy and possibilities.

Many people know Heljä Liukko-Sundström because of her extremely popular ceramics plates and also her lovely books. In the Spring 2006 her 8th book, Saven runoilija, will be published. It is a picture book where Heljä tells about her works and career in Arabia Art Department from 1960’s until today. In addition to her unforgettable books Heljä has made many public art works – the biggest being Ateljé Heljä in Humppila.

Heljä Liukko-Sundström’s art works have been around the world in many private and group exhibitions. She has received many prizes and honorary mentions such as the Illum Industrial Arts Prize, Finnish State Prize for Children’s Culture, Rudolf Koivu Foundation Grant, Gold Medal in Italy,
http://www.arabia.fi/web/Arabiawww.nsf/en/about_arabia_designers_designers_a-o_helja_liukko-sundstrom

Found back in summer of 2011 @ thrift . IM DOING A SERIES OF MY FAVORITES FROM THE PAST OVER THE WEEKEND . AND THE REST I DONT NEED , WE'LL BE SAYING BYE BYE , very sad ....... everything I have on here I will keeping :)

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  1. AmberRose AmberRose, 5 months ago
    Pretty. Are you on the hunt for all the seasons?
  2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 months ago
    Hello Amber , Yes I am because I would love to frame all four of them together. :)

    Thankyou Amber and Aimathena :)
  3. racer4four racer4four, 5 months ago
    Great artist Sean adn a lovely plate. This one has an almost Chinese feel to it.
    Why Finnair on the back? Were these used as a plate in 1st class or as a presentation? Any idea?
  4. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 months ago
    Hello Karen and thankyou , Yes these were sold as savaniers on the plane . I guess when you flew on Finnaire. and only sold on Finnaire.
  5. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 months ago
    correct me on my spelling ... LOL!!
  6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 months ago
    Thankyou pops52

    geo26e


    nutsabotas6

    mikelv85

    surfdub66

    tom61375

    aghcollect

    smiata

    vetraio50

    Aimathena

    AmberRose for the loves!!
  7. catteann catteann, 3 months ago
    LOVE IT!! I haven't been on for a bit play'n catch up on all your beautiful items.
  8. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 months ago
    Darling catteann , im so glad you are .. thankyou sweetheart!!

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