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Posted 2 years ago

vetraio50
(674 items)

At the Wenty monthly market last Sunday I saw this piece by Saara Hopea. The dealer had tried to clean the item but had given up. But from her efforts I could see that she had given up too quickly. Under the grime was clear glass where she had been able to get to .... I just needed some way of getting through the opening at the top.

At home I found a pair of my old reading glasses and an arm from them could be manipulated to get most of the grime off the walls. Mind you I still need to do a bit more work on this one.

The grime of 50 years in the air had been trapped within the glass bubble.

Saara Hopea (1925-1984).

I had been wanting a nice item by Saara Hopea and this one has fallen from the tree into my hands.

The 'Omena' or 'Apple' had been designed by Saara Hopea in 1958 according to sources on the net. This one is signed S. Hopea, Nuutajärvi. Notsjö 61. I have seen a couple on the net. One was signed with the number 60 and yet another 69. At this stage I do not know if the number is a year of production or a limited edition number.

I love the form and the applied lilac line and blotch.

Comments

  1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
    Clever clogs: a person who uses the mind creatively.
    That would be you, Kevin!
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks EFESGIRL, IVONNE, SKLO, ROSE, KAREN & TASSIEGIRL tooo !!!!
  3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
    Stunning apple!!
  4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
    This really is an incredible piece. Beautiful find Kevin!!!
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thans SEAN, JSCOTT, NIGEL, MASTER & MIKELV too !!!!
  6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
    your very welcome Kevin!!
  7. beyemvey beyemvey, 2 years ago
    Your efforts paid off handsomely!
  8. martika martika, 2 years ago
    Such an interesting design !!!
  9. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks BEYEMVEY, MARTIKA, RICK, CAPERKID, THOMAS, VIOLETORANGE, DECOVOO, POIRE & AURA too !!! ! !!!
  10. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks PHIL, SWFINLUV & VALENTINO !!! ! !!!
  11. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks CINDB !!! !!! !!!
  12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks ANTIQUEROSE !!!!
  13. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks NICEFICE !!! !!! !!!
  14. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks MANIKIN, KERRY & OFFICIALFUEL !!! ! !!!
  15. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks BETWEENTHELENS & RICK !!! ! !!!
  16. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks AUTOPINBACK !!! !!!! !!!!
  17. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks JLMAM !!! ! !!!
  18. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks KYRATANGO !!! !!! !!!
  19. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks ANNA B !!!!!
  20. mcheconi mcheconi, 2 years ago
    Merry Christmas vetraio!
  21. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    SEASON's GREETINGS to YOU, TOO MCHECONI !!! ! !!!
  22. courtenayantiques courtenayantiques, 2 years ago
    Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas vetraio50!
  23. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    A very happy Christmas to you and yours too Vetraio!
    :-)
  24. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks COURTENAYANTIQUES & KYRATANGO !!!!
  25. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 2 years ago
    Kevin I wish you a Happy Christmas with all the people that is important to your soul....
  26. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Season Greetings to you vet ! and here's to another year of sharing collections on CW :-)
  27. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 years ago
    Merry Christmas VET to you and your family!! All the best to you in 2017 with many, many, many more Treasures!!!
  28. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
    Merry Christmas Kevin and Paul !!
  29. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 2 years ago
    A very merry Christmas to you, VET, my friend! :)
  30. BHock45 BHock45, 2 years ago
    merry christmas to you and yours vetraio! Hope you have a great new year!
  31. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 2 years ago
    Merry christmas and a very happy new year vetraio!!
  32. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks IVAN, MARYH, BHOCK, ELISABETHAN, KATHERINESCOLLECTIONS, MANIKIN, SEAN, ROSE & KIVATINITZ !!! !! !!!
  33. swfinluv1 swfinluv1, 2 years ago
    Happy holidays, Kevin!
  34. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks MANIKIN & SWFINLUV too !!! ! !!!
  35. AnneLanders AnneLanders, 2 years ago
    So is that grey smoky colour the grime?
    Nice find
  36. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    No the smoky part is the decoration ....

    Many thanks ANNE !!!

    Season's Greetings to you and yours !!!!
  37. petey petey, 2 years ago
    And also a slightly belated Merry Christmas, and a slightly early, Happy New Year !
  38. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks PETEY !!!
  39. inky inky, 2 years ago
    Hope you had a lovely Christmas vetraio..:-)
  40. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks INKY & FLEAFINDER !!!!

    It was quiet, INKY !!!
    The way I prefer it !!!
  41. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks VINTAGEFOREVER !!! !! !!!
  42. AutoPinback64 AutoPinback64, 2 years ago
    Vetraio50, Happy New Year to you too. Hope it Is a great one.
  43. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    As the old year closes and the new begins.....
    Wishing you and yours a great New Year and Thank you for all the friendship and comradery you've shown in the past....
    HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!!!!!!!
  44. mikelv85 mikelv85, 2 years ago
    A very "Happy New Year" to you as well Kevin. :)
  45. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
    Thank you Kevin, and happy New Years to you and yours!
  46. Alan2310 Alan2310, 2 years ago
    Wish you and your 2017 is fill with, Peace, Love, Prosperity and love.
    All the best.

    Regards
    Alan
  47. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 years ago
    ~ HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 ~ Thanks for following me !! Glad to see all your new 2017 items VET, and all your knowledge here is appreciated !! Thanks
  48. Mac63 Mac63, 2 years ago
    Happy New Year - here's to a peaceful and happy 2017...and perhaps sonme great finds too!
  49. Radegunder Radegunder, 2 years ago
    vetraio50, Happy New Year 2017!
  50. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Happy New Year, dear Vetraio! May 2017 be full of joy, happiness, health and wealth :-)
  51. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
    2017 is here! Wishing you and yours a safe and prosperous New Year.
  52. Master Master, 2 years ago
    Happy new year to you
  53. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
    Happy new year Kevin!!
  54. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Thanks GUYS !!!!
  55. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks KYRATANGO !!!!
  56. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks SCOTTIE !!!!
  57. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks GARGOYLECOLLECTOR & ARTISLOVE !!! ! !!!
  58. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Many thanks TEDSTRAUB !!! ! !!!
  59. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Many thanks JUSTANOVICE & RADEGRUNDER !!! ! !!!
  60. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Many thanks FREIHEIT !!! ! !!!
  61. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Many thanks ROYCROFTBOOKSFROMME !!!!!!
  62. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Many thanks KATHERINESCOLLECTIONS !!!!
  63. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Thanks TONINO !!! ! !!!
  64. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 months ago
    Many thanks NEWFLD !!!!
  65. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 months ago
    Many thanks DLPETERSEN !!!!!

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