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Kaj Franck 1911-1989

Maker: Nuutajarvi Notsjo

Origin of Country:Finland






Recent Gallery Posts


Strombergshyttan Decanter

This is one of two glass items I bid on at our local auction last week.


Pukaberg ashtray

I bought this at our local auction room last week together with a glass decanter by Strombergshytten having only seen a photo online. I was very pleased when I picked it up Monday.


Holmegaard Vases

All three were weekend finds!

Scandinavian Glass

Sun Bottle Day

A grouping of the smaller sized Sun Bottle " Aurinko" by Helena Tynell

Scandinavian Glass

Finnish Glass

A Helena Tynell 'Sun' bottle for Riihimaen Lasi Oy. Sun Bottles were available in four different sizes.

Modernist Czech Owl

Modernist Bohemia Czech Lead Crystal Owl Paperweight
Modernist Bohemia Czech Owl

Modernist Bohemia Czechoslovakia Lead Crystal Owl Paperweight

Maggie Howe Enamelist

Maggie Howe Enamel Dish

Until yesterday I was unfamilar with the midcentury enamelist Maggie Howe.  Although her enamel work appears to be widely admired there is virtually no information on the web about h