What began in 1881 as a little glass factory in Iittala, Finland, has
now become one of the most illustrious studio names in the world,
celebrated for Scandinavian design integral to a timeless look and aura.
Named for its its Finnish homeland, iittala believes that objects should be distinctive, combinable and
multi-functional, with lasting design that allows for individual use and
It’s easily one of the most famous vases in the world… Launched at the
Paris World Fair in 1936, the Aalto Vase takes its name from its
legendary creator Alvar Aalto, a man always at the forefront of modern
architecture and Scandinavian design.
And the craftsmanship? It’s superb. It takes seven craftsmen, twelve
work stages, 1100°C and thirty hours to make just one vase. Each vase is
meticulously mouth blown by iittala’s skilled glassworkers in Finland,
and this dusty blue version of Alvar Aalto’s classic is no less
fantastical than the original.
Aalto Vase features:
- Mouth blown in Finland.
- Designed by Alvar Aalto in 1936.
- Made from coloured glass.
- Each vase is individually made, with thirty hours of work dedicated to its creation.
- Presented in an iittala gift box.
- Hand wash recommended.
Dimensions: 12.5cm (w) x 10cm (d) x 20cm (h).