Karelia (Karjala) was a province of Finland, that was divided between Finland and Russia after the winter war in 1940. The hue of the brown hand painted stripes vary because of melting of the colors. This makes each item unique in style.
The hand-painted stripes create a watercolour-like effect, which brings variation and liveliness to an otherwise simple pattern. The hand-painting gives an authentic artisanal feel to this Nordic vintage series.
A jug or a bowl for serving sauce, dressing or gravy.
You can serve sauce or gravy directly from the oven or microwave oven to the table and even keep it in a refrigerator. When serving hot food, you can easily use the matching series bread plates under the bowls.
This practical sauceboat is in good vintage condition. There are only minor dark signs of wear and tiny scratches. There are a few extra drops of paint. The additional photos show examples.