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Arabia Moomin Mug #9
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The mug called Drawing was released in 1996 and production was discontinued in 2002. The original artwork is from Lars Jansson’s comic #19 Moomin Winter, as well as from #07 Moomin Builds a House and ...
The mug called Drawing was released in 1996 and production was discontinued in 2002. The original artwork is from Lars Jansson’s comic #19 Moomin Winter, as well as from #07 Moomin Builds a House and #13 Club Life in Moomin Valley by Tove Jansson. This mug is a sophisticated combination of drawings from several separate stories. There’s an implication towards the Moomin comic strips. Instead of the traditional comic strip form, Tove Jansson used drawings to separate the images.
£600 - 850 With sticker
£150 - 210 Without sticker
PIIRUSTUS - DRAWING - MADE IN FINLAND
Comic strip #7 - Moomin Builds a House (1956) - Tove Jansson
Comic strip #13 - Club Life in Moomin Valley (1957) - Tove Jansson
Comic strip #19 - Moomin Winter (1959) - Tove Jansson, Lars Jansson
Height: 8.1, Width: 11.2, Diameter: 8.3 cm
Dark green, Green
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.