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MUOTKA vase, Harri Koskinen (Iittala, 2001)

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Posted 6 years ago


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This is another of Koskinen's striking designs. Like most of them it has a simple shape, in this case seen from upwards it has the shape of one of the alleles of a chromosome... these biological shapes are not uncommon in Koskinen's work.

At somepoint, it also reminds of Aalto's Savoy vase.

This series came in blue, white and clear glass...


  1. AmberRose AmberRose, 6 years ago
    Like the blue the best!
  2. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
    Me too, Amber! foundthis in adiscount warehouseand they had the three colours... I didn't doubt about it: BLUE FOR ME! :)
  3. AmberRose AmberRose, 6 years ago
    Great minds think alike :)
  4. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
    LOL! Well, the other ones couldn't offer the game of shades and transparencies the blueonedoes... i usually tend to choose coloured glas over clear if possible (plus they're easier to take pictures of!)
  5. SEAN68, 3 years ago
  6. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    Thnaks Sean!!! I just added a pic from the internet of the vase seen from above, so you can get a proper idea of its actual shape.
  7. SEAN68, 3 years ago
    Thankyou austro for showing the extra picture !!! it really is a stunning vase :)
  8. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    You're welcome, Sean! I should have taken one like that myself and share it from the begining...
  9. SEAN68, 3 years ago
    I totally understand that, theres times of shooting photos , I would have done it differently.

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