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Three 'Rocky' cocktail glasses, clear glass, mould-blown, square base, each of the four corners flaring outwards to a round rim, grainy finish on the exterior, imitating the appearance of ice.
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Diameter: 7 centimetres (at rim)
Height: 6.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This range of cocktail glasses, known as 'Rocky' or model no. 1763, proved very popular although a slightly larger sixe, and accompanying rectangular and oval bowls in the series remained experimental and were never put into mass production. Images and references to this design can be found in the following publications:
Finnish Glass Museum, ‘Oiva Toikka Glass’, Vammalen Kirjapaino Oy for the Finnish Glass Museum, 1988, cat. no. 10, pp. 54, 72.
T. Poutasuo (ed.), 'Nuutajärvi 200 Years of Finnish Glass', Oy Hackman Ab, Helsinki, 1993, p. 77.
M. Aav et al., ‘Oiva Toikka Moments of Ingenuity’, Design Museum, Helsinki, 2010, cat. no. 10, p. 133.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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