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Iittala Aalto Vase 160 mm  Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, clear 160 mm €129.00 * 5 von 5Iittala - Aalto Vases Gift Set  -28% Iittala - Aalto Vases Gift Set RRP €179.00 €129.00 *Iittala - Aalto Finlandia Vase  -23% Iittala - Aalto Vase Finlandia, transparent 201 mm RRP €129.00 €99.00 *Iittala Aalto Vase 160 mm  Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, opal white 160 mm €129.00 *Iittala Aalto Vase 160 mm  Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, rain blue 160 mm €129.00 *Iittala Aalto Vase 160 mm  Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, dark grey 160 mm €129.00 *Iittala Aalto Vase 160 mm  Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, ultramarine blue, 160 mm €129.00 *Iittala - Aalto Bowl Aalto bowl 40x136mm, transparent €24.90 *Iittala - Aalto Finlandia Vase  -23% Iittala - Aalto Vase Finlandia, opal white 201mm RRP €129.00 €99.00 *Aalto Vase Savoy 95mm from Iittala Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, clear 95 mm €69.00 *Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy 120 mm Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, rain blue 120 mm €99.00 *Iittala - Aalto Finlandia Vase  Iittala - Aalto Vase Finlandia, transparent 251 mm €169.00 *Iittala - Aalto Lantern Iittala - Aalto Lantern 55 mm, transparent €24.90 *Iittala - Aalto Finlandia Vase  Iittala - Aalto Vase Finlandia, dark grey 251 mm €169.00 *Iittala - Aalto Finlandia Vase  Iittala - Aalto Vase Finlandia, dark grey 255 mm €149.00 *Iittala - Aalto Finlandia Vase  Iittala - Aalto Vase Finlandia, ultramarine blue, 251 mm €169.00 *Iittala - Aalto Lantern Iittala - Aalto Lantern 55 mm, cranberry red €34.90 *Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy 120 mm Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, opal white 120 mm €99.00 *Iittala - Aalto Serving Platter Iittala - Aalto Serving tray, large €79.90 *Iittala Aalto Vase 160 mm  Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, cranberry red 160 mm €269.00 *Iittala - Aalto Finlandia Vase  Iittala - Aalto Vase Finlandia, rain blue 251mm €169.00 *Iittala - Aalto Bowl Iittala - Aalto bowl 50 x 195 mm, transparent €99.00 *Iittala - Aalto Lantern Iittala - Aalto Lantern 55 mm, gray €24.90 *Iittala - Aalto Bowl 75 mm Iittala - Aalto Bowl 75 mm, clear €39.90 *Iittala - Aalto Bowl 75 mm Iittala - Aalto Bowl 75 mm, rain blue €39.90 *Iittala - Aalto Bowl 75 mm Iittala - Aalto Bowl 75 mm, sand €39.90 *Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy 120 mm Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, clear 120 mm €99.00 *Iittala - Aalto Finlandia Vase  Iittala - Aalto Vase Finlandia, opal white 251mm €169.00 *Aalto Vase Savoy 95mm from Iittala Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, opal white 95mm €69.00 *Aalto Vase Savoy 95mm from Iittala Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, desert 95 mm €69.00 *Iittala - Aalto Serving Plate Iittala - Aalto plywood bowl , 30 x 358 mm €69.00 *Iittala - Aalto Finlandia Vase  Iittala - Aalto Vase Finlandia, dark gray 220 mm €139.00 *Iittala - Aalto Serving Platter Iittala - Aalto Serving tray, small €44.90 * 5 von 5Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy 120 mm Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, desert 120 mm €99.00 *Iittala Aalto Vase 160 mm  Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, emereld 160 mm €129.00 *Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy 120 mm Iittala - Aalto Vase Savoy, emereld 120 mm €99.00 *


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Since 1936 icons of glass design… When the designer and architect Alvar Aalto thought about his unique vase, nature was his source of inspiration. Its curved forms are legendary today and Aaltos vases a world famous classic of Finnish design.

The Savoy vase forms the basic pillars of the Alvar Aalto collection from Iittala with its characteristic forms. Still today the Finnish company constantly brings new colour variants to the market. From lanterns, bowls and up to chopping boards, there are numerous products that altogether are marked by the curved wave-forms fulfilling the assortment.

The Savoy vase became a real collector’s piece along the years. Since the 50th birthday in the 1986, Iittala presents special models every year. For example the numbered green vases of the 50th anniversary are much desired, but also the ruby red version meanwhile possesses high value. Iittala now also offers a miniature version of the Savoy vase for all design enthusiasts. A special collector’s piece is the red mini-vase, this one appears in a suitable box out of ash wood and it is limited to 1000 pieces.

The connection of Alvar Aalto and Iittala reaches back to the creation of the Savoy vase: initially Aalto created his vase for a competition of the glass house Karhula-Iittala on the occasion of the world exposition 1937 in Paris. Under the name “Leather trousers of an Eskimo Woman” (i.O.: "Eskimoerindens Skinnbuxa"), Alvar Aalto did present three designs in that time and got the first prize.

The vase was used later on in the luxury restaurant “Savoy” that has been furnished by Aalto. Beside the different furnish designs from Aalto, the guest’s attention was especially directed to the vases that were on every table. Soon its original name “Leather trousers of an Eskimo Woman” was forgotten and it was named like the Hotel “Savoy Vase”.

Alvar Aalto was a designer and architect. All around the world respected he counts to the “great four” in the architecture and design area of the 20th century beside Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright.


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