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Serving Dish (Finland), 1952

This is a Serving Dish. It was designed by Kaj Franck and manufactured by Arabia. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Harry Blomster. It is credited Gift of Harry Blomster.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3.8 x 31.1 x 21 cm (1 1/2 x 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Printed white on underside: "[crown symbol] / ARABIA / WÄRTSILÄ FINLAND / [kiln mark] / 11-74."

Cite this object as

Serving Dish (Finland), 1952; Designed by Kaj Franck (Finnish, 1911–1989); glazed earthenware; H x W x D: 3.8 x 31.1 x 21 cm (1 1/2 x 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.); Gift of Harry Blomster; 1985-55-6

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