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Author Topic: Rihimaen, but how old?  (Read 2237 times)

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Offline Lustrousstone

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Rihimaen, but how old?
« on: December 23, 2005, 08:42:55 PM »
A lovely Rihimaen Lasi bowl with label in really citric uranium glass. Its 7.75 x  3 inches and weighs 1.4kg. It looks a bit like the standard trifle type bowl except the sides have a sort of alcove effect that make it seem really chunky. Pressed glass, four-part mould, ground base rim.

Is it really Rihimaen? The colour is right.  If so how old is it and who designed it? Anyone got any ideas please

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« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2005, 09:02:01 PM »
I think that's the label from the 1990's. Hopefully I'm right! I don't know if it was used in the 80's too.

No idea whatsoever about the rest, sorry!  :)

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« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2005, 10:08:16 PM »
Lustrousstone (not sure of your name, sorry!) that's a really odd piece, isn't it?  The colour looks like it could be ok, but the style! Oooh strange isn't it?

I think this calls for more books!  :shock:
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« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2005, 08:19:53 PM »
Thanks both.

My name is Christine BTW.

Max do you have any thoughts about the label date, it looks as though its always been there.

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« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2005, 08:50:57 PM »
transparent pawprint label is 1970s

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« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2005, 10:38:55 PM »
Quote from: "Ivo"
transparent pawprint label is 1970s


Oops, my bad.  :oops:

When was the triangular transparent one in use? I had it in my head that that one was the 1970's one and this pawprint was the one they used just before they closed. Can't remember where I picked up that nugget of misinformation... maybe I dreamt it!  :D

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Re: Rihimaen, but how old?
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2009, 02:39:51 PM »
This bowl is in Riihimäki catalogue 1915, it was in production until seventies.
It was made in green, yellow, clear, brown and blue.

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« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2009, 05:19:04 PM »
Thank you

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« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2010, 12:06:47 PM »
A small update; it is called Kruunu (Crown). Thanks to designlasi

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Re: Rihimaen, but how old?
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2010, 04:44:39 PM »
About the Riihimäen Lasi labels:

The paw label was designed by Helena Tynell and in use from 1969 onwards.
The triangular RR seems to have been used mainly for export and at least in the most hectic years of export i.e. 1966-68

 

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