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Two round bowls, larger (a), smaller (b), and two round plates, larger (c), smaller (d), clear pressed glass, with thick bulbous rims, undecorated, the plates both with their original Nuutajärvi stickers, blue, reading, 'NUUTAJÄRVI / 1793 / MADE IN FINLAND'.
- Production date
Diameter: 15 centimetres (a)
Diameter: 11 centimetres (b)
Diameter: 19 centimetres (c)
Diameter: 15 centimetres (d)
Height: 6.30 centimetres (a)
Height: 5.70 centimetres (b)
- Curator's comments
- These bowls and plates were part of a series known as 'Luna' and were produced in 1970 and again between 1971 and 1993. For tumblers from the same series, produced in 1968, see catalogue entry 2014, 8024.100. References to and illustrations of this series can be found in the following publications:
Museum of Applied Arts, Finland, 'Kaj Franck Designer', WSOY, Porvoo, 1992, pp. 188-189 (as produced 1971- ).
T. Poutasuo (ed.), 'Nuutajärvi 200 Years of Finnish Glass', Oy Hackman Ab, Helsinki, 1993, p. 111.
'Kaj Franck Teema ja Muunelmia (Theme and Variations)', Heinolan kaupunginmuseon, Lahti, 1997, no. 154, pp. 136-137, (as produced 1970, 1971-).
P. Jantunen, 'Kaj & Franck Design & Impressions', Hameenlinna, Kariston Kirjapaino Oy, 2011, p. 86 (as produced 1971-2001, plates given as model 5310 and bowls as 5110).
M. Aav et al. 'Kaj Franck Universal Forms', Finland, Design Museum, 2011, no. 143, p. 320 (as produced 1970, 1971-1993, small bowls given as model 5309, circular plates as 5109).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number