Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy - height: 120 mm

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Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, clear 120 mm
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Flower vase by Alvar Aalto

Whereas many European designers exalted the revolution of the machines, Scandinavian artists turned to nature. Alvar Aalto was one of the trend-setters with his Savoy vase including the typical natural Aalto forms – waves – that also appeared in the shape of the walls of the Finnish pavilion at the World Exhibition in New York in 1939, in the architecture of the Schauspielhaus in Duesseldorf etc.

At iittala’s request, Alvar Aalto created the Aalto vase in different shapes, sizes and colours for the World Exhibition in Paris in 1937. Alvar Aalto was the son of a cartographer – maybe the shapes of the vase are based on Finnish landscapes and lakes.

Desing classic: flower vase

The timeless Aalto vase ranks among the most famous glass objects all over the world; it is a synonym for Finnish glass art and the manufacturer Iittala. The Savoy vase is currently being exhibited in the most important design museums.



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Material mouthblown glass
Colour Transparent
Dimensions Height: 12 cm, Depth: 15 cm, Length: 12.5 cm
Weight 720 g (without packaging)
Item no. 100960
EAN 6411920004414
Design Alvar Aalto
Category Vases

The Aalto Vase Savoy - design that moves

Organic forms, inspired by nature - the Aalto vase Savoy by Iittala is a an icon among all glas vases. Since more than 70 years it is produced by hand. In this Video learn more about the extraordinary design and the background of the Aalto vase.

YouTube video to the story behind an Aalto vase by iittala

The design is one of the most famous glass objects of the world. The video shows all stages of manufacture of the popular Aalto vase. The master glassblowers from Finland commented every single step of the icon of glass work with Finnish soul.

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