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Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Vintage

Arabia - Brand Introduction
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Front Side
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Front Side
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Back Side
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Back Side
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Bottom View
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Bottom View
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Class 2, Detail
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Class 2, Detail
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Class 2, Detail
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Class 2, Detail
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Class 2, Detail
Arabia Otso Coffee Cup 0,15 l, Class 2, Detail
Availability
2 pcs
Weight
354 g
Price per item
49,00 €

Otso (a bear, lord of the forest in Finnish mythology) series came in two variations: decorated and undecorated. When combined, the two variations create interesting variety and the pattern flows nicely from one version to the next. They make a charming pair of friends, so it is such a delight to own both versions.

This is the decorated version. It features leafy pattern made by combining special brush printing and hand painting. Maybe you will find some colours of honey and brown in this ornamental decoration featuring flowers, acorns and leaves with brown and green stripes?

The pattern was made made using the air-brush stencil technique, which leaves the edges of the pattern beautifully soft and fuzzy. This technique has a strong vintage feel and was very popular in the 60s and 70s. The hand-painted stripes used as a finishing touch create a watercolour-like effect and bring variety to the colours and liveliness to the otherwise simple pattern. The hand-painting gives an authentic artisanal feel to this Nordic vintage series.

The colour of the glazing shifts in tone from paler to more deep tones. This change in colours gives the design a rustic feel. Arabia Otso has a playful and mysterious forest atmosphere. Its bold decoration designed by Raija Uosikkinen has a folk art style typical of 70s Finnish decorations.

Please note that the labels/signatures at the bottom of the products might vary and might not be the same as in the pictures. If you have questions or requests about labels/signatures, please contact us before ordering the products.

A set of a cup and a saucer for hot drinks. Usually used for serving coffee- or espresso-based drinks but also hot chocolate or tea.

Please note that there are some small imperfections on these lovely cups: tiny lumps or dents on the coloured glazing and inaccuracy of the decoration. There might also be some marks of use, such as tiny scratches or wear. Please see examples of them in the additional photos.

Brand: Arabia
Series/Decoration: Otso
Design of Form: Ulla Procopé
Design of Decoration: Raija Uosikkinen
Years of Manufacture: 1975-1978
Measurements: Height: 78 mm (cup), 20 mm (saucer)
Diameter: 70 mm (cup), 125 mm (saucer)
Material: Stoneware
Condition: Class 2 - see updated quality classifications

Designed in Finland, Made in Finland

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