Alvar aalto created the design in 1936 and entered it in the karhula iittala glass design competition in which it won first place. The aalto vase dates back to 1935 and was first presented at the paris world fair the following year.
Others speculate that the fluid shape might be inspired by the lines.
Aalto vase. Some say it is based on aaltos sketches entitled the eskimo womans leather breeches. Its mysterious shape has been the subject of much speculation. Since its unveiling in 1937 at the paris worlds fair the aalto vase has been an international sensation.
Marimekko iittala and more modern finnish design. 1 16 of 75 results for alvar aalto vase iittala aalto vase clear large. 10421 104 21 1570 shipping.
Iittala alvar aalto collection mouth blown vase. It became known as the savoy vase because it was one of a range of custom furnishings and fixtures created by alvar and aino aalto for. 5 out of 5 stars 2.
Iittala alvar aalto vases. An icon of finnish design the iittala aalto vase is one of the most famous glass pieces in history. Free shipping on orders of 75.
All outsides of box will be marked glas. The aalto vase also known as the savoy vase is a piece of glassware created by alvar aalto and his wife aino that has become an internationally known iconic piece of finnish design.