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1952

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1985

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Kilta Sugar Bowl And Lid

This is a sugar bowl and lid. It was designed by Kaj Franck and manufactured by Arabia. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is glazed, molded earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Harry Blomster. It is credited Gift of Harry Blomster.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 8.3 x 9.5 cm (3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

(a) Printed white on underside: "[crown symbol]/ ARABIA / WÄRTSILÄ FINLAND /[kiln mark] / 11-74(?)." (b) unmarked.

Cite this object as

Kilta Sugar Bowl And Lid; Designed by Kaj Franck (Finnish, 1911–1989); Finland; glazed, molded earthenware; H x diam.: 8.3 x 9.5 cm (3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.); Gift of Harry Blomster; 1985-55-8-a,b

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