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Vase
1960

Artist/s name
Medium
glass
Measurements
21.9 x 13.5 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Finland
Accession Number
565-D5
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Incorporated Agencies Pty Ltd, 1963
Gallery location
18th Century Decorative Arts - Great Hall Costume Corridor
Level 2, NGV International
About

Kaj Franck was a major influence on the Finnish ceramic and glass industry, providing designs for a number of manufacturers, including Arabia, Iittala and Nuutajärvi. Most of his designs were for useful wares in the spirit of pure functionalism, for which he is best known.

—text from Nordic Cool: Modernist Design (Feb 2015)