Arabia Moomin Mug #118
ABC Moomintroll (2022)
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The ABC Moomin limited edition mug was released on August 9th, 2022 together with a second new Moomin mug - ABC Snufkin. The special mugs themes are friendship and kindness. The original illustrati...
The ABC Moomin limited edition mug was released on August 9th, 2022 together with a second new Moomin mug - ABC Snufkin. The special mugs themes are friendship and kindness. The original illustrations of the mugs are based on Tove Jansson's drawings for the Finnish Red Cross in 1963. The illustrations were used in the Red Cross School Timetable distributed to schoolchildren. Arabia simultaneously released two different mugs, a bowl, a plate and a small plate with the same theme. For each sold item, 1 € is donated to Finnish Red Cross.
£15 - 20 With Sticker
£15 - 15 Without Sticker
Brochure and School Timetable - Finnish Red Cross (1963)
Height: 8.1, Width: 11.2, Diameter: 8.3 cm
Bottom stamps (1)
Who designs the illustrations for the Moomin mugs?
Tove Slotte, born in 1957, is a Finnish artist and a graphic designer. She is a professional ceramist. Tove Slotte worked at Arabia from 1985 to 1990, after which she has worked as a freelance designer. She is best known for designing and illustrating the Moomin products for Iittala and Arabia ceramics. Tove Slotte has been a Moomin fan since her childhood. She says her favourite Moomin book is The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My. Tove Slotte has designed the Moomin products for Arabia for more than 30 years.