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Glass schnapps set, rectangular oak box (a) and lid (b) with separate brown leather strap (c), containing one fixed partition and two removeable oak frames (s, t), each frame cut-out to hold four clear glass schnapps glasses (h, j, k, m, n, p, q, r), mould-blown, with a bevelled edge, the other side of the fixed partition with two rectangular decanters (d, f) and stoppers (e, g), clear glass, mould-blown.
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Diameter: 3.20 centimetres (h-r, schnapps glasses)
Height: 18.20 centimetres (a with b, box with lid)
Height: 13.40 centimetres (a, bottom part of box)
Height: 5.10 centimetres (b, lid of box)
Height: 15 centimetres (d and f, decanters without stoppers)
Height: 16.80 centimetres (d-g, decanters with stoppers)
Height: 5.80 centimetres (h-r, schnapps glasses)
Length: 26.10 centimetres (a, bottom part of box)
Width: 11 centimetres (a, bottom part of box)
- Curator's comments
- This boxed gift set or picnic set incoporates two decanters with stoppers (model KF 505) and eight schnapps glasses (model 1755), which were produced between 1961 and 1968. The oak box was taken into production 1963. References to and images of the same model can be found in the following publications:
Finnish Glass Museum, 'Lasin taide The Art of Glass Kaj Franck 100 years', Riihimäki, The Finnish Glass Museum, 2011, p.141.
The schnapps glasses can also be found in the following publication:
M. Aav et al. 'Kaj Franck Universal Forms', Finland, Design Museum, 2011, no. 113, p. 317.
Lorenzo Vigier & Lesilie Pina, 'Smoke & Ice Scandinavian Glass 1930-2000', Atglen, PA, 2002, p. 138.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased by the donors from vanhaa ja kaunista, Helsinki, in September 2005.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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