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Object Timeline

1949

  • Work on this object began.

1964

  • Work on this object ended.

2010

  • We acquired this object.

2011

2019

  • You found it!

Harlekiini (Harlequin) Vase, 1949–64

This is a Vase. It was designed by Kaarina Aho and manufactured by Arabia. It is dated 1949–64 and we acquired it in 2010. Its medium is glazed stoneware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mathew Weaver. It is credited Gift of Mathew Weaver in honor of his mother, Lenora J. Nelson Weaver.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 19.1 x 12.4 x 7.9 cm (7 1/2 x 4 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside: stamped in white: Stylized crown logo/ARABIA/MADE IN/FINLAND/11-0 (export mark, 1949-64)

Cite this object as

Harlekiini (Harlequin) Vase, 1949–64; Designed by Kaarina Aho (Finnish, 1925–1990); Finland; glazed stoneware; H x W x D: 19.1 x 12.4 x 7.9 cm (7 1/2 x 4 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.); Gift of Mathew Weaver in honor of his mother, Lenora J. Nelson Weaver; 2010-39-4

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