MoMA Store Alvar Aalto

  • 112 months ago MoMA Store »

    The word aalto is Finnish for "wave." In the 1930s Aalto captured the eternal wave in his classic series of vases. Long included in the MoMA design collection, these now-famous undulating vases are masterpieces of free-form modern design. With a sensual and flowing form, they seem to mimic the water they hold. Each lead-free crystal piece is mouth-blown into a mold and hand-polished.