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    Posted 6 years ago

    vetraio50
    (726 items)

    Three days ago I headed off to the Salvo's and was attracted by these two chocolate (or coffee) cups and saucers. It was the shape that attracted my eye .... I turned over the cup and there was no mark ...

    The mark was under the saucer! Arabia of Finland !!!!

    I was really surprised with the form and the decoration. It just looked too 'refined' for Arabia. More fool me, I suppose. Definitely Scandinavian Modern but with a traditional European elegance.

    The mark is one used by the factory during the period 1949 to 1964. "Export market mark (1949-64), also widely used for the home market."

    http://www.arabia.fi/en/Arabia-Story/COLLECTING-ARABIA/Factory-stamps

    I believe the mark also includes a date code for March 1962.

    But the design is a mystery ....
    Both the design name and its designer have so far eluded me.
    I'd appreciate any help from the CW Crew !!!!

    I love the two stripes: really elegant.

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    Comments

    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks MIKELV !!!!!
    2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      Wow love the colors and the mystery!!
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks SEAN ... I've looked around replacements.com but haven't found it !!!
    4. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      I love that the stripes are on the inside of the cup!
    5. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      Your welcome Kevin!! These I'll have to track down at some point for you. These remind me of my Susie cooper !!
    6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks RIAZ, SKLO, KAREN & KIVATINITZ !!!!!!
    7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks DON !!!!!!
    8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks CAPERKID, TONINO, ANNEL., ANTIQUEROSE & RADEGRUNDER !!!!!!
    9. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      I could not find anything on these... I really tried today.
    10. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks SEAN !!!! I think they are a bit of a rare item. No FB group fon Finnish ceramics ???
    11. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      Your very welcome Kevin, I would thingk that they a bit rare. the Arabia -finland group page. your on it.
    12. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 6 years ago
      Hope you find out more about these, vetraio, mysteries can be fun to solve! :)
    13. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks KATHERINESCOLLECTIONS & TREY too !!!!!!!
    14. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks CORMORAN !!!!!!
    15. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      I've just seen a similar shape on etsy with a different design .... marked 'Crown Band' and some other marks LS or SL & SV.

      https://www.etsy.com/au/listing/226788477/midcentury-arabia-finland-crown-band-set?ref=related-2
    16. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      I think I have found a possible design name KAISA :

      http://www.laatutavara.com/index.php?page=haku&Submit=Hae&akoriste=321&hakuteksti=na

    17. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks ELISABETHAN !!!!!!!
    18. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks ROYCROFTBOOKSFROMME & NORDICMAN too !!!!!!
    19. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks TONINO !!!!!!
    20. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks CAPERKID !!!!!!
    21. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks INKY !!!!!!
    22. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks SEAN too !!!!!!
    23. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      your very welcome Kevin , it is a very lovely set!! :) I had to love this again :)
    24. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Well thanks yet again SEAN !!!!!!
    25. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      anytime Time Kevin , I forgotten to say I have to plates that same color with snowflakes by Arabia!
    26. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
      Many thanks NEWFLD !!!!!
    27. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
      Thanks Thomas. I’m more into coffee caffeine than tea. Hot Chocolate works for me too. I just had my bunions done and am feeling a little down ..... so a cuppa tea might pick me up. Thanks for the thought.
    28. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
      Many thanks THOMAS & KERAMIKOS !!!!

      Feeling better today. Able to get up on my feet finally. Over the worst and many thanks for your kind thoughts. Happy Thanksgiving !!!!
    29. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
      Many thanks VYNIL & WORTHIT2 too !!!!!!!!

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