Goran Hongell colourless, internally ribbed glass bowl for Karhula, Finland c1930s. Signed GH Karhula.
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.
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