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Offline Greg.

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Hi All,

I was hoping someone may be able to provide some further information on this one.

It has its original sticker, which I gather relates to Iittala. I have seen similar pieces from their candlestick 'Archipelago Range', although haven't managed to come across this exact design. I was hoping someone could confirm if its is indeed from this range along with a date of production.

If it is indeed from the Iittala Archipelago Range, was this range designed by Timo Sarpaneva..?

Thanks in advance for your thoughts.

Greg :)



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Re: Iittala...?......Archipelago Range...? - Information Request
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2010, 06:50:51 PM »
The Arkipelago candlesticks were made in round, triangular and square versions, also in different heights but as far as I know in clear glass.  Here's a triangular example.

Yours I think are Arktia.

John


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Re: Iittala...?......Archipelago Range...? - Information Request
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2010, 08:01:50 PM »
Hi John,

Just come across this identical one, under the Arktia Range.

http://www.huuto.net/kohteet/iittala-timo-sarpaneva-arktia-kynttilanjalka-sininen-kuvio/134944532

Thanks again.

Greg
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« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2010, 09:44:35 PM »
Excellent, different shapes colours and probably sizes for this design too.

You can end up with a lot of candlesticks.... ;D

John


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Re: Iittala...?......Archipelago Range...? - Information Request
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2010, 05:59:07 AM »
I sold a vase on ebay a few months back same design, it was signed on the base TIMO SARPANEVA . It was quite large and very heavy .jp

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Re: Iittala...?......Archipelago Range...? - Information Request
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2010, 01:49:18 PM »
Hi,

This one was particularly heavy for what it is, just over 1kg.

A little bit more info I came across, just for interest, apparently this range ran from 1985 through to 1997 when it was discontinued by Iittala.

Thanks all for your thoughts.

Greg :thup:

 

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