Taisto Kaasinen's brilliant giraffe with modernistic form, matte white glaze, and brown dots. The figurine was designed in the 1960s for Arabia. Amazing mid-century art piece! Maker: Arabia, original production. 10.2” tall; Marked: “Arabia, Made in Finland” plus “Arabia Handicraft” paper label. Price: $180
Taisto Kaasinen is one of the well known representatives of the illustrious Finnish ceramic design of the 20th century. He was one of the leading designers for Arabia and Upsala-Ekeby in the 1940s-1960s. He is represented at numerous museums in Scandinavia.
Arabia has been a flagship of Finnish design for more than 130 years. The Arabia products are often characterized by timeless beauty, high quality and functionality.