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made at Nuutajarvi, Finland

Postcard of Ash tray.
© National Museums Scotland

Ash tray

This glass ash tray was designed by Kaj Franck in 1968 and made in 1979 by the Nuutajarvi Glassworks in Finland.

The ash tray is made of clear colourless glass. The design is called 'Cigaro'.

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: 000-180-001-069-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1979.350
Date: 1979
Material: Glass, clear colourless
Dimensions: 67 mm H; 101 mm x 82 mm W
Subject: European glass
Who: Kaj Franck (Designer)
Nuutajarvi Glassworks, Nuutajarvi (Maker)
Where: Finland, Nuutajarvi
Description: Ash-tray of clear colourless glass, 'Cigaro' design: Finnish, designed by Kaj Franck, by Nuutajarvi Glassworks, 1979
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