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ARABIA - FINLAND COLLECTION8 of 37KAJ FRANCK  1911-1989HELJA LIUKKO SUNDSTROM
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Posted 3 months ago

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Ulysses_8
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Arabia handicraft, Finland. Small scale production stoneware. Black with blue underglaze. Small dishes ashtrays and wall plaques. These are my personal favourites.

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  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 months ago
    stunning and I just bought 2 Arabia snowflake plates today :) !! You have an amazing collection :)
  2. Ulysses_8 Ulysses_8, 3 months ago
    Thanks Sean. I do love what I collect. I guess have a certain taste, which is not to everyone's...
  3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 months ago
    Well Ulysses, your collection is my tastes in every aspect!! :)
  4. asia_b_berry asia_b_berry, 3 months ago
    I have the 'bird' version of this and always loved it without knowing who it was by. I also love all things "Arabia" so I was surprised that this was made by them. Mine doesn't have any markings on the back, does yours?
  5. Ulysses_8 Ulysses_8, 3 months ago
    The pieces I have are marked and unmarked. They appear to wash off easily if they are left in water for any length of time. I spent some time researching the range, there is no doubt that it's by Arabia. The designer was Taisto Kassinen, who is better known as a sculptor in Finland. He also worked with Upsala Ekeby in Sweden.
  6. asia_b_berry asia_b_berry, 3 months ago
    Thank you for your reply. I knew it was something unique but I
    hadn't ever come across one until I saw your great collection. I've had some Arabia items before where the label unexpectedly came off when I washed them and, as you know, it washes completely off, doesn't even leave a trace or a hint that it ever existed! Thanks again for your reply and happy hunting.
  7. Ulysses_8 Ulysses_8, 3 months ago
    My pleasure.

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