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Easter Dog Vase

Designer: COMPANY

Year: 2019

This ceramic vase is one of two inspired by a Finnish rite of spring. In April, Finnish children welcome spring by dressing up as witches and decorating willow twigs with feathers and small embellishments. Going door to door, the little witches expect small treats in return for their blessing. To wish their neighbours a healthy year, they say ““Virvon, varvon, tuoreeks terveeks, tulevaks vuodeks; vitsa sulle, palkka mulle.” Or, “I wave a twig for a fresh and healthy year ahead; a twig for you, a treat for me!” This Easter Dog Vase is a faithful friend to the Easter Witch Vase and belongs to a family of seven ceramic objects created by COMPANY for Artek’s FIN/JPN Friendship Collection.

Secrets of Finland Group
An easter witch and her companion
Handmade ceramic

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    Easter Dog Vase
    Sand coloured matt glaze

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