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Offline mrs vulture

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Green Scandinavian vase - ID = Riihimaki
« on: August 12, 2012, 08:08:42 PM »
Hello.     I bought this vase on the car boot today for a pound. Its not what I normally buy but its lovely anyway. I'm pretty sure its Scandinavian but can any body tell me anything more. Its 7 inches tall and 4 and a half inches wide. With a clear base. Its growing on me!!!!
Thank you, Cheryl


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Re: Green Scandinavian vase
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2012, 08:12:02 PM »

Looks like Riihimäen Lasi, designed by Nanny Still..............

http://www.designlasi.com/en/content/tiimalasi-sandglass-1442-still-nanny-en


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« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2012, 08:20:55 PM »
Thanks Greg, that was amazingly quick!!!   I love this vase. Thank you again. Cheryl


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Re: Green Scandinavian vase
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2012, 09:02:39 PM »
Your most welcome Cheryl.

I quite like this shape, its a nice strong design and can be found in a variety of colours.

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Re: Green Scandinavian vase
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« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2012, 06:38:15 AM »
Now have to find a bit of space to put it   ;D  Cheryl

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Re: Green Scandinavian vase - ID = Riihimaki
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2012, 09:06:04 PM »
Lovely, I have had these in blue and red, and also a carbon copy (not cased) by Reijmyre.

Adam

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Re: Green Scandinavian vase - ID = Riihimaki
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2012, 02:27:36 PM »
Hi Adam

That's interesting! in all my years of collecting I've only ever seen this vase in red and bright green.
Do you have a picture of your blue one?

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Robert

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Re: Green Scandinavian vase - ID = Riihimaki
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2012, 03:57:47 PM »
Hi

I was remembering this one - Tamara Aladin 1472 I think - this is smoother. The one posted was probably only produced in the colours you mention.

I also post the Reijmyre - see how it is so similar but is not cased.

Adam

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Re: Green Scandinavian vase - ID = Riihimaki
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2012, 04:03:36 PM »
Ah, yes.. different!

Thanks for the pictures!

I've since found out it does come in indigo, olive and clear, but the red and green were the export colours! :)

 

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