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Object Timeline

1964

  • Work on this object began.

1971

  • Work on this object ended.

2010

  • We acquired this object.

2011

2020

  • You found it!

Vase (Finland), 1964–71

This is a Vase. It was designed by Kaarina Aho and manufactured by Arabia. It is dated 1964–71 and we acquired it in 2010. Its medium is molded, glazed, hand-painted earthenware. 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.: 14.6 x 8.3 cm (5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside: stamped in green: ARABIA/MADE IN/FINLAND (mark for Finnish and export market, 1964-71).

Cite this object as

Vase (Finland), 1964–71; Designed by Kaarina Aho (Finnish, 1925–1990); molded, glazed, hand-painted earthenware; H x diam.: 14.6 x 8.3 cm (5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.); Gift of Mathew Weaver in honor of his mother, Lenora J. Nelson Weaver; 2010-39-2

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