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1957

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2010

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Manhattan Vase, 1957

This is a Vase. It was designed by Ulrika Eleonora Matilda (Ulla) Procopé and Raija Liisa Uosikkinen and manufactured by Arabia and decorated by Elli Räsänen. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 2010. Its medium is molded, glazed, hand-painted porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mathew Weaver. It is credited Gift of Mathew Weaver in honor of his mother, Lenora J. Nelson Weaver.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 23.5 x 11.1 cm (9 1/4 x 4 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside: stamped in black: stylized crown logo/ARABIA/MADE IN/FINLAND/KASINMAALATTU/HANDMALAD (export mark, 1949-1964). Incised mark: 382/3

Cite this object as

Manhattan Vase, 1957; Designed by Ulrika Eleonora Matilda (Ulla) Procopé and Raija Liisa Uosikkinen; Finland; molded, glazed, hand-painted porcelain; H x diam.: 23.5 x 11.1 cm (9 1/4 x 4 3/8 in.); Gift of Mathew Weaver in honor of his mother, Lenora J. Nelson Weaver; 2010-39-1

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