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Offline vidrioguapo

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Re: Riihimäki Vase
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2007, 01:49:28 PM »
Well I have seen it attributed to Tamara Aladin, but can't find my source and I think - only think - it was described as Lantern vase for export.  Emmi 


Offline palo400

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Re: Riihimäki Vase
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2007, 10:43:39 PM »
Yes I have seen them attributed to Aladin, but cannot put my finger on the source at the mo.
The one's I have come across in this shape and size have been in the green, blue and amber.

The Export Collection is the common vases we all come across in the charity shops, junk shops or car boot fairs/sales.
These pieces use to adorn the shelf's of Boots the Chemist or Woolworths.




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Re: Riihimäki Vase
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2007, 11:16:36 PM »
I only ever seem to stumble across Riihimäen vases in red - I only have 2 that aren't (out of a collection of approx. 15 vases).

I'm not complaining, though - red's their best colour.  ;D


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Re: Riihimäki Vase
« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2007, 05:26:49 PM »
Nic,

I've compared my tall one & small one - they are basically exactly the same dimensions & profile, i.e. if you lopped c. 3" from the tall one, you would have the small one. So it would suggest that if the tall one is Tamara Aladin, then the small one would be too.

With that designlasi website you get more info if you register, but there's no reference given for their attribution for the tall vase.

Andy McConnell does say that there are a few designs which don't appear in any Riihimäki catalogue & also that some designs are unillustrated in any catalogue.

I'd love to see this 1976 export catalogue. It's been mentioned so many times  :)

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