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Alvar Aalto Vase (6.25"), Clear
Iittala Alvar Aalto Vase (6.25"), Clear
Designed by Alvar Aalto
Item #: ITAA000444
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  • Designer: Alvar Aalto
  • Item #: ITAA000444
  • Availability: Usually ships within 24 hours
  • Dimensions: 6.25" (158 mm)
  • Material: Mouth-blown Crystal
  • Country: Finland
  • The Clear Iittala Alvar Aalto Vase (6.25") is part of the Alvar Aalto Collection for Iittala and is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of Finnish design. Sometimes called the Savoy Vase because it was designed by Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino Aalto for the Savoy restaurant in Helsinki, Finland, the vase was displayed at the 1937 World’s Fair in Paris. The Aalto vase was originally inspired by the hem of a woman’s dress of the Sami people, an indigenous people that live in northern Sweden, Finland and Norway. Available in six different sizes plus the bowl and mini-bowl (which makes a stylish business card holder), votives, trays, and serving platters, the Aalto vase comes in range of iconic colors.
    Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto (1898-1976) is a recognized master of modern architecture and design. Born in Kuortane, Finland, Aalto began to make his distinct mark in design shortly after receiving his architectural degree from Helsinki Polytechnic in 1921. In 1924, Aalto married fellow architect Aino Marsio, creating a lifelong partnership that built an international design legacy. During his remarkable career, Aalto designed major public institutions including concert halls, museums, universities, libraries as well as private homes throughout the world. Aalto's furniture and houseware designs derived organically from his architectural work.

    Aalto's unique aesthetic helped to define Finnish design as well as introduce it to a global audience. Aalto hallmarks include a harmonious relationship with nature, functionalism combined with beauty, excellent attention to details and an ingenious use of materials. Aalto's designs were already being exhibited internationally as early as the 1930s, including at New York's Museum of Modern Art. When Aalto premiered his "Savoy Vase" at the 1930 New York World’s Fair, it instantly caused a sensation with its dynamic wavy design that was as alive and fluid as the Finnish lakes that inspired it. The legendary vase is one of the world's most famous glass objects and remains a timeless staple for Iittala.

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