This vase is an elegant vintage model nr. 3032 that is 350mm tall. It is made of clear glass in a wooden mold honoring the old tradition. This vase was made in 1989 and it is numbered 289/1989.
The Aalto vase designed by famous architect Alvar Aalto is an icon of Finnish design. The first versions of it was presented in 1936 and these got much attention at the Paris World Fair in 1937. Since then Aalto vases of several different sizes and versions have conquered the hearts of many generations world wide. It has been produced in numerous different colors and color variants. The elegantly folding glass is a perfect example of Alvar Aalto's free flowing imagination.
The vases are still today mouth blown into a mold at the Iittala glass factory in Finland. Nowadays the vases are normally blown into a metal mold. The production of one vase goes through 12 work stages, and every single Aalto vase is hand made.
Size: 350mm Condition: Very good (normal scratches on bottom according to vintage age) Signature: ALVAR AALTO 289/1989