Goran Hongell green bud vase Karhula Finland 1930s

Goran Hongell green bud vase Karhula Finland 1930s

Code: G061

Dimensions:

W: 8.5cm (3.3")H: 15cm (5.9")

£155.00 plus postage Approx $196.2, €180.86, ¥31000
 

Goran Hongell green glass bud vase for Karhula, Finland c1930s. Signed GH Karhula and a number 6.

Excellent condition.

Goran Hongell (1902-73) was one of the pioneers of modern glass design in Finland. He joined Iittala-Karhula in 1932 and stayed with them until he retired in 1957. Best known for his modern, streamlined table glass designs he also produced some high quality art glass. Some of these were pieces of engraved glass, others with simple shapes and line. An important designer of modernist glass from before World War II.