Wood mould-blown green tinted glass. From the "Eskimoerindens skinnbuxa" sketch series, designed 1936. The vase was shown in the Finnish Pavilion at the Paris World Exposition in 1937. The pavilion itself was also designed by Alvar Aalto.
Literature: Domus (Milan), no. 125, May 1938, p. 36 Jennifer Hawkins Opie, Scandinavia: Ceramics & Glass in the Twentieth Century, London, 1989, p. 23, fig. 189 Eva B. Ottillinger, Alvar Aalto, Möbel: Die Sammlung Kossdorff, Vienna, 2002, p. 74, fig. 76 Thomas Kellein, ed. alvar & aino aalto. design collection bischofberger, exh. cat., Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Zurich, 2005, pp. 213-14