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made at Iittala, Finland

Postcard of Candlestick.
© National Museums Scotland


This glass candlestick was designed by Timo Sarpaneva in 1967 and made in 1979 by the Iittala Glassworks in Finland.

The candlestick is made of clear colourless moulded glass, mottled in low relief with four bladed knops. The design is called 'Festivo'.

The Finnish glass industry has employed some of the most distinguished artists of the last three decades. Timo Sarpaneva, born 1926, trained in graphics and has worked with the Iittala Glassworks since 1950. His other interests include the design of textiles, ceramics and even candles.

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Online ID: 000-190-004-407-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1979.151
Date: 1979
Material: Glass, clear colourless, moulded
Dimensions: 183 mm H x 89 mm D
Subject: European glass
Who: Iittala Glassworks, Iittala (Maker)
Timo Sarpaneva (Designer)
Where: Finland, Iittala
Description: Candlestick of clear colourless moulded glass, 'Festivo' design, mottled in low relief and with four bladed knops: Finnish, Iittala, designed by Timo Sarpaneva in 1967, by Iittala Glassworks, 1979
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