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made at Nuutajarvi, Finland

Postcard of Candlestick.
© National Museums Scotland


This candlestick was designed by Heikki Orvola in 1972 and made by the Nuutajarvi Glassworks in Finland in 1979.

The candlestick of clear colourless glass. The design is called 'Aurora'.

Since the end of World War II, the national design organisations of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark have collaborated with joint exhibitions and prizes to promote modern functional design. This resulted in a characteristic 'Scandinavian Style' which was a major influence on world taste.

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Online ID: 000-180-001-067-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1979.345
Date: 1979
Material: Glass, clear colourless
Dimensions: 192 mm H x 57 mm D
Subject: European glass
Who: Heikki Orvola (Designer)
Nuutajarvi Glassworks, Nuutajarvi (Maker)
Where: Finland, Nuutajarvi
Description: Candlestick of clear colourless glass, 'Aurora' design: Finnish, designed by Heikki Orvola, by Nuutajarvi Glassworks, 1979
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