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What is this?

Tall, irregularly-shaped clear glass vase with flat bottom; thickness of wall varies throughout.

This is a vase from Finland. It is dated ca. 1936–37 and we acquired it in 1990. Gift of Harmon Goldstone. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

mold-blown glass

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 15 x 28.3 x 24.2 cm (5 7/8 x 11 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Alvar Aalto was the designer and Harmon H. Goldstone was the donor and Karhula Glass Works was the manufacturer of this object.

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18634859/ |title=Vase, "Savoy", ca. 1936–37 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=17 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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