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Nuutajarvi Notsjo was established in 1793, in Urjala, Finland, by Jacob Wilhelm de Pont and Harald Furnhjelm, originally making window glass + bottles. the company changed hands several times until it was bought by the Wartsila Group in 1950. Kaj Franck was made art director, a position he held until 1976. Other designers at Nuutajarvi include Oiva Toikka, Heikki Orvola, Saara Hopea, and Runnar Engblom. Nuutajarvi merged with Iittala in 1988, and Nuutajarvi glass is currently marketed under the Iittala name.

Sources: 20th Century Factory Glass by Lesley Jackson.

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Nuutajarvi Notsjo Kaj Franck Black Glass Bowl - Signed

A black and clear Finnish cased glass 'Kastanja' (chestnut) bowl / ashtray. Made by Nuutajarvi Notsjo, designed by Kaj Franck, signed and labelled.

Nuutajarvi Notsjo Kaj Franck White Glass Bowl - Signed

A white and clear Finnish cased glass 'Kastanja' (chestnut) bowl / ashtray. Made by Nuutajarvi Notsjo, designed by Kaj Franck, signed and labelled.

Nuutajarvi Notsjo 'Sonetti' Glass Vase by Kerttu Nurminen

A white and clear Finnish cased glass 'Sonetti' vase. Made by Nuutajarvi Notsjo, designed by Kerttu Nurminen, labelled.

Nuutajarvi/Notsjo 'Marja' Smokey Shot Glass or Mini Vase

A smokey grey Finnish glass shot glass or miniature vase. Made by Nuutajarvi Notsjo, labelled.

Nuutajarvi Notsjo Turquoise Glass 'Häränsilmä' Bowl by Kaj Franck

A turquoise Finnish glass 'Häränsilmä' (Bullseye) ashtray bowl. Made by Nuutajarvi Notsjo, designed by Kaj Franck in 1956, pattern number 6066.

Nuutajarvi Notsjo Smokey Grey Glass 'Häränsilmä' Bowl by Kaj Franck

A smokey grey Finnish glass 'Häränsilmä' (Bullseye) ashtray bowl. Made by Nuutajarvi Notsjo, designed by Kaj Franck in 1956, pattern number 6066.


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References

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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

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