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ARABIA Linnea Creamer

ARABIA Linnea Creamer

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【Description of item】
Linnea means honeysuckle and is also known as Linnesou. It is named after the Swedish botanist Carl von Linnaeus. It is interesting that the name of a famous botanist also appears in creamers from Arabia, a Finnish tableware. As a creamer, it has a large shape, and although it looks small, it can hold quite a lot.

[Condition] ★★★★☆ (4: mint condition)
Cutlery marks can be seen on the side of the main body when light shines through, but it is a vintage item in good condition.

[Artist]
Form design: Kaj Franck
Pattern design: Raija Uosikkinen

【size】
Width: 17.2 cm (including spout)
Height: 11.5cm
Height: 7.8cm
Capacity: 720ml

[Manufacturing] ARABIA

[age] 1954-1964

[Country of origin] Finland

[About Kai Frank ]

Kaj Franck, 1911-1989 )

Born in Vyborg, Russia. In 1945, he became head of the manufacturing department of Arabia. Also same year. He is also a professor at the Aalto University Faculty of Art, Finland's premier art university. In 2011, a commemorative coin was issued to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth.

[About Laija Uosikkinen]

Raija Uosikkinen

Raja Uosikkinen ( Raija Uosikkinen, 1923-2004 )

Born in Holoran, a town in southern Finland. in 1947 After graduating from the Faculty of Arts at Aalto University, he joined Arabia. For 40 years until 1986, he worked as an exclusive designer for Arabia, and was in charge of the design of the Emilia series and Kalevala earplates, which are manufactured every year during the Christmas season. He often collaborated with Kaj Franck, and basically Kaj Franck provided the form of the product and Uosikkinen provided the design. Her representative work, Emilia, is said to depict the ideal American lifestyle, and there was also an aspect of her admiration for the life in a distant country that was isolated from the life in Northern Europe.

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