Iittala Glass Identification Guide + Gallery

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Iittala was founded in Finland in 1881 by Petter Magnus Abrahamsson, and merged with Karhula in 1917. Designers for the company include Yrjo Rosola, Arttu Brummer, Aarre Putro. Aino Aalto and her husband Alvar Aalto, Kaj Franck, Timo Sarpaneva and Tapio Wirkkala. The company is still in production today.

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LABELLED Iittala Glass Akvarelli Vase by Mikko Karppanen

A white Finnish cased glass 'Akvarelli' vase with green and blue speckles. Made by Iittala, designed by Mikko Karppanen in 1984, pattern number 2720, labelled.

LABELLED Iittala 'Victor' Glass / Bowl by Valto Kokko #2104

A turquoise green Finnish glass 'Victor' footed bowl or drinking glass. Made by Iittala, designed by Valto Kokko in 1989, pattern number 2104, labelled.

Iittala Festivo Glass Candlestick Timo Sarpaneva - Label

A clear Finnish textured glass 'Festivo' candlestick. Made by Iittala, designed by Timo Sarpaneva, labelled.

Signed Iittala Festivo Glass Candlesticks Timo Sarpaneva

A pair of clear Finnish textured glass 'Festivo' candlesticks. Made by Iittala, designed by Timo Sarpaneva, pattern number 2665, signed.

Iittala Tapio Wirkkala Swedish Glass 'Niva' Tumblers - Label

A pair of clear Finnish textured glass 'Niva' tumblers. Made by Iittala, designed by Tapio Wirkkala in 1971, pattern number 2031, labelled.

Iittala Glass Valto Kokko 'Viktor' Glasses - Labelled

A pair of clear Finnish glass 'Victor' footed drinking glasses. Made by Iittala, designed by Valto Kokko in 1989, pattern number 2104, labelled.

Iittala Senaattori Port/Sherry/Shot Glass by Timo Sarpaneva

A clear Finnish textured glass 'Senaattori' shot glass or port / sherry glass. Made by Iittala, designed by Timo Sarpaneva, pattern number 2104, labelled.

Iittala Glass Valto Kokko 'Poppa' Candlesticks - Label

A pair of clear Finnish glass 'Poppa' candle holders. Made by Iittala, designed by Valto Kokko in 1982, pattern number 2659, labelled.

Iittala Glass Stellaria Candlesticks Tapio Wirkkala - Label

A pair of clear Finnish textured glass 'Stellaria' candle holders. Made by Iittala, designed by Tapio Wirkkala, pattern number 3450, labelled.

Iittala Glass Pair Paadar Tumblers Tapio Wirkkala - Boxed

A pair of clear Finnish glass 'Paadar' drinking tumblers. Made by Iittala, designed by Tapio Wirkkala, pattern number 2016, labelled and boxed.

Iittala Finnish Glass Aslak Shot Glasses by Tapio Wirkkala

A pair of clear Finnish glass 'Aslak' shot glasses. Made by Iittala, designed by Tapio Wirkkala, pattern number 2025, labelled.

Iittala Finnish Glass 'Ultima Thule' Bowl by Tapio Wirkkala

A clear Finnish glass 'Ultima Thule' bowl. Made by Iittala, designed by Tapio Wirkkala, pattern number 2332, labelled.

Iittala Turquoise Glass Heikki Orvola 'Kivi' Candle Votive

A turquoise Finnish glass 'Kivi' candle holder. Made by Iittala, designed by Heikki Orvola in 1988, a commission from the Marimekko company, labelled.

Iittala Tapio Wirkkala Blue Glass 'Tumbler 4090' - Label

A blue Finnish glass 'Tumbler 4090' drinking tumbler. Made by Iittala, designed by Tapio Wirkkala in 1955, labelled.

Iittala Green Glass Alfredo Häberli Candle Votive/Bowl

A green Finnish glass 'Tris' candle holder. Made by Iittala, designed by Alfredo Häberli, labelled and boxed.

Iittala Green Glass Annaleena Hakatie Candle Votive/Bowl

A turquoise Finnish glass 'Ballo' candle votive. Made by Iittala, designed by Annaleena Hakatie, labelled.

Iittala Blue Glass 'Halo' Candle Votive/Bowl - Labelled

A blue Finnish glass 'Halo' candle votive. Made by Iittala, designed by Harri Koskinen, labelled.

Iittala Blue Glass Kaj Franck 'Kartio' Candle Votive

A blue Finnish glass 'Kartio' candle votive. Made by Iittala, designed by Kaj Franck, labelled.

Iittala Tina Nordström Green Glass 'Leia' Vase - Label

A green Finnish cased glass 'Leia' vase. Made by Iittala, designed by Tina Nordström, pattern number 2785, labelled.

Iittala Alvar Aalto Amber Glass 'Savoy' Bowl - Labelled

A brown Finnish glass 'Savoy' bowl or candle votive. Made by Iittala, designed by Alvar Aalto, pattern number 3030, labelled.

Iittala Glass Timo Sarpaneva 'Arkipelago' Candle Holder - Boxed

A clear Finnish glass 'Arkipelago' candle holder. Made by Iittala, designed by Timo Sarpaneva, labelled and boxed.


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References

For more information on Iittala glass, check out the following resources:

Books


Scandinavian Glass 1930-2000: Smoke and Ice | ISBN 978-0764316531


Scandinavian Glass 1930-2000: Fire and Sea | ISBN 978-0764324499


20th Century Factory Glass | ISBN 978-1857322675

Websites

www.iittala.com