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Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy 160 mm

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Flower vase from Alvar Aalto

Aalto Vase - all natural. While many European designers glorified the revolution of machines, their Scandinavian colleagues turned to nature. Alvar Aalto was one of the trendsetters with his organic forms, as in the case of the Savoy vase offered here, was one of the trendsetters - his vase is now world famous. The same natural forms appear again and again in his work: in the undulating walls of the Finnish pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair, in the architecture of the Düsseldorf Schauspielhaus, in armchairs, Spanish walls and tea trolleys.

Softly curved vase

Aalto was a firm believer that design should be human down to the smallest detail.At Iittala s request, Alvar created Aalto created for the 1937 World Exhibition in Paris the Aalto -Vase in various shapes, sizes and colours. The son of a cartographer, the soft silhouette of the vase was probably inspired by the organic shapes of Finnish landscapes and lakes.

Aalto Vase: A design classic

The timeless Aalto vase is one of the most famous glass objects in the world, synonymous with Finnish glass art and the manufacturer Iittala . Today the Aalto vase is the absolute classic among design vases. The so-called Savoy vase by Alvar Aalto is exhibited in the most important design museums of the world and is available in different colours and sizes.

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Item no.170935
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DimensionsHeight: 16 cm, Depth: 19 cm, Length: 20 cm
Weight300 g (without packaging)
DesignAlvar Aalto
Design awardsMuseum of modern art (moma)
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Youtube video on the creation of a vase Aalto from iittala

The design is one of the most famous glass objects in the world. The video shows all the steps in the production of the popular Aalto vase. The master glassblower from Finland comments on each step of the process of making the icon of glass with Finnish soul.


Aalto Iittala vases

It takes 7 craftsmen, 12 steps, 100 °C and 10 hours to make a Aalto -vase. Each vase is mouth-blown by skilled craftsmen in Iittala, Finland. With unwavering pride, the master craftsmen are committed to bringing the unconventional shapes to life. Each individual Aalto -vase is unique.