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ARABIA Krokus Canister

ARABIA Krokus Canister

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It is a phantom masterpiece crocus of Finland's leading tableware manufacturer ARABIA. Crocus is a kind of iris flower. There are two types of crocus canisters, black and white and color, but this is the black and white version. Crocus is a series that was manufactured for only two years from 1978 to 1979. In recent years, reprints of mugs, bowls and 17 cm plates have been produced.

However, the reproduction version is made in Thailand and has a sweet form, and the canister, cup & saucer, teapot, etc. seen in the original Crocus are not reproduced. It is a popular item in the home country, and it is rare to see it in the vintage market, and the market price is also high. In addition, it is relatively rare to have canisters with lids, as lids are often out of stock.

■Details Manufacturer: ARABIA / Arabia Form Design: Peter Winquist / Peter Winqvist
Pattern design: Esteri Tomula / Esteri Tomra Age: 1978-1979 Country of Origin: Finland Condition: There are two punctures on the edge of the main body, and thin dirt can be seen. You can see the yellow parts on the lid and the base, but this is not dirt, but exposure of the underlying pottery clay due to the lack of glaze. There are traces of water on the inner bottom, but this is also due to the lack of glaze. Although there is almost no evidence that it has been used, it is offered at a bargain price as a product with a reason.

■ About Esteri Tomra

Esteri Tomura (1920-1998)

Born in Helsinki. Her father, who was a university professor, bought a villa in the countryside called Urjalan in the northwestern part of Helsinki. be done. Esteri Tomura has a congenital dwarf disease and initially majored in pottery at Aalto University of Arts in Helsinki, but due to physical and physical reasons she was unable to handle clay satisfactorily. Therefore, he gave up the path of pottery and sought his own expertise in design. After joining ARABIA, he will hone his skills as a pattern designer with Laija Uosikkinen, who became a lifelong friend. While Uosikkinen preferred abstract and geometric patterns, Tomra seeks the origin of his designs in Finnish flowers, which were the original scenery of his childhood. Tomra, who created masterpieces in spite of physical handicaps, has something in common with Birger Kaipiainen, who designed the timeless classic Paratiisi while suffering from polio.

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