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Vases No. 1378, Tamara Aladin (Riihimáki lasi, 1963)

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    Posted 5 years ago

    austrohung…
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    Of course, 1378 was the next vase series Tamara aladin designed after the 1377 vases (although I guess she whould work on them at the same time). In this case, the series looks different and follow a different formula than the previous one: whereas in 1377 Aladin designs variations on a same shape using both different proportions and sizes, in 1378 she simply works on size variations. These two formulas she would thorougly use since this moment and the closure of the Riihimáki workshops in 1976. In her next series (the 1963 1392/1441 series - from which I've got boththe 16 and 22 cm. tall versions - she worked with two different shapes and size variations, something she will keep on doing until she designs the Kleopatra series (1969) and from this moment on she will basically work on series with shape variations, like she did in Carmen, Tornado, Tuulikki and Tulppaani.

    I have seen them in a full range of different colours, and I specially rcall an amazing cobalt blue one I really should have urchased when I saw it as it was the bigger size.

    If you compare the original picture of the series and my vases, you can appreciate that the shape of the big vase is just the same, but mine, in green, is not cased glass as the other two are. Then, on the picture, I'm not too sure the big one is made using the same technique or not... I think it looks like the clear glass part of it is thinner... that's the main reason why I think I should have bought that blue one.

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    1. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 years ago
      Once again, let the note down the links as a comment_

      1392:
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/134489-tamara-aladin?in=user
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/41268-jarrn-no-1392-tamara-aladin-riihim?in=collection-117
      Tuulikki:
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/47815-tuulikki-tamara-aladin-riihimki-lasi?in=collection-117
      Tulpaani:
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/47090-tulppaani-vases-tamara-aladin-riihim?in=collection-117

    2. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 years ago
      Thaks for loving CINDb and SKLO!!!
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
      beautiful!!!
    4. Manikin Manikin, 5 years ago
      I love all 3 colors together austro ! Beautiful
    5. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Another fantastic set Austro!
      Your uncased green is interesting and beautiful in it's own right. I used to have a number of uncased Riihimaki vases that struck me as different and I like that!
    6. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 years ago
      Thanks SeSEAN, MANI and KAREN for your kind comments!

      I have seen some Riihimäki designs made in both cased and uncased glass so I wonder if they ever made some editions in a different technique. I know it sounds weird but it's the only explanation for this green vase, as the shape truly fits with that on the catalogue picture.

      KEV, KAREN, CORMORAN, AGH, HO2CULTCHA, JEWELS, MANI & GRACAY: thank you all for your love!!!!
    7. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 5 years ago
      At http://www.20thcenturyglass.com they showen a lot of these wonderful designs.
    8. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Yes, Elisabethan -- That is Wayne Site and he has worked long and hard on that site. I love to look at his site!!
    9. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 5 years ago
      I just found it and it's great! Good work!
    10. cobaltcobold cobaltcobold, 5 years ago
      They have a (seemingly) simple form. But you don't see them so often. Tamara Aladin has the most beautiful name of all glass designers! And she did some amazing designs.
    11. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 years ago
      Thanks for your love COBALT, AMBER, MIKE and ELISABETHAN!!!

      So true, Cobalt! I always wonder if Aladin is her real name. Looking at her pictures she seems to have a much darker complexion than that of "the normal Finn"... I always thought she must have some Arabic origin :)
    12. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
      what a beautiful display these are!
    13. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 years ago
      HO2CULTCHA and BRATJD, thanks so much for your love and your ind comments!

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