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Scandinavian Art Glass1081 of 1347Iittala large bowl? SONOOR VS 185 COPIER LEERDAM 1937.
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Posted 5 years ago


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This bowl came from the Salvo's a year ago and at the time had the remnants of a Nuutajarvi sticker. The signature was extremely hard to see but it is engraved Oiva Toikka Nuutajarvi.

The series that it hails from is called Tunturissa which refers to the landscape that we might call "Arctic tundra". Toikka did various colour combinations that reflect seasonal and temporal visions of the ecotone between the tundra and the forest in Finland. The word 'tundra' from the Sami word "tundar" = "uplands," "treeless mountain tract." (wikipedia).

The decor on this vase is called Ruska - an autumn colour variant.

The bowl or 'kulho' is 9 cm high and weighs just 265 grammes. It is blown and moulded glass. The production of these pieces dates to 1987 - 1989; it's catalogue number is 822-043.

For us 'down under' this is the beginning of autumn.
So this is an attempt at an Antipodean Easter Autumn Greeting.

Happy Easter!


  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Many thanks Sean and Happy Easter to all. Almost midday Easter Sunday here! No eggs yet!
  2. inky inky, 5 years ago
    Beautiful! glass bowl.

    'Happy Easter' to you, all choky eggs....gone here.....:-) I even had an egg out of season from Sally my pet chicken today...spooky!
  3. Hornet Hornet, 5 years ago
    Fantastic Bowl glass . Happy Easter !!! eggs are coming .
  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Thanks inky and Hornet too!
    They came in the form of 'profiteroles' at Tastevin here in Sydney.
    Enjoy your holiday too!
  5. Hornet Hornet, 5 years ago
    Wow , Cucina Francese !! Nouvelle Cisune : ))) Che Buona !
    Buon Appetito !
  6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Many thanks Amber!
    Have a great time!
  7. AmberRose AmberRose, 5 years ago
    Love the concept of this bowl. We have just watched Frozen Planet by National Geographic and the bowl is spot on!
    We have just finished our egg hunt and now are on the begging for chocolate phase. Since they just caught me sneaking an egg, who am I to say no?
  8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Caught in the act!
  9. AmberRose AmberRose, 5 years ago
    Yep, busted. (hee hee)
  10. Budek Budek, 5 years ago
    Happy Easter Kevin,
    From an overcast but mild and lovely early Spring day on Cape Cod,
  11. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Thanks Tony Hope your Easter holiday has been a good one. Today here is much cooler after overnight tropical thunderstorms. Weather madness!
  12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Many thanks dj-reverb & austrohungaro too!
  13. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
    Many thanks ho2cultcha!
  14. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Many thanks MANIKIN!
  15. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
  16. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks AGHCOLLECT!
  17. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks PHIL!
  18. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks GLUECHIP!
  19. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks COLORI 'n AUSTRO too!
  20. cactuscorner cactuscorner, 2 years ago
    Very nice! Is that a piece of Lucite you have used for the pedestal?
    Or is that glass?
  21. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks CACTUSCORNER. I have two perspex blocks that I use at home. This is the larger one. The other is higher but half as wide. I found them at the Salvo's years ago and have found them interesting to use.
  22. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 months ago
    Many thanks WINDWALKER !!!! !! !!!!
  23. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 months ago
    Many thanks RADEGRUNDER !!!! !! !!!!

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