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Moomin mug – Moominvalley – (2017)

Arabia Moomin Mug #80

Moominvalley (2017)

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In honour of the first and so far the only Moomin museum, Arabia launched the first Moomin art mug in the spring of 2017. The mug was created in collaboration with the museum and the idea was to honou...

In honour of the first and so far the only Moomin museum, Arabia launched the first Moomin art mug in the spring of 2017. The mug was created in collaboration with the museum and the idea was to honour Tove Jansson’s art collection. She donated the collection to Tampere Art Museum in 1986. The original artwork is Tove Jansson’s colourful aquarelle that was created for the French edition of the novel Finn Family Moomintroll in 1968. There’s a special stamp on the bottom of this mug. Instead of the painting Moomintroll, there’s a Moomintroll that is pictured in the logo of the Moomin Museum. At first this mug was sold exclusively at the shop of the Moomin Museum in Tampere, but after a week the mug was released to other official retailers.

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  • Price estimate

    • £20 - 25 With Sticker

    • £15 - 15 Without Sticker

  • Name

    • Moominvalley

  • Product category

    • Moomin Mug

  • Mug number

    • 80

  • Production period

    • 2017

  • Theme

    • Special products

  • Brand

    • Arabia

  • Bottom stamp

    • 1 different

  • Sticker

    • Muumi muki 0,3L Muumilaakso 2017 - Moomin mug 0,3L Moominvalley 2017 - ERIKOISTUOTE - SPECIAL PRODUCT 2017

  • Product designer

    • Kaj Franck

  • Graphic designer

    • Arabia

  • Characters

    • Hemulen

    • Moominmamma

    • Moominpappa

    • Moomintroll

    • Shadow

    • Sniff

    • Snorkmaiden

    • Snufkin

    • The Groke

    • The Hattifatteners

    • The Hobgoblin

    • Thingumy and Bob

  • Original image

    • Book - Finn Family Moomintroll (1948) - Tove Jansson

  • Measurements

    • Height: 8.1, Width: 11.2, Diameter: 8.3 cm

  • Weight

    • 250 g

  • Volume

    • 300 ml

  • Colors

    • Dark green, Green, Multicolor

  • Material

    • Vitro porcelain

Bottom stamps (1)

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2017

Who designs the illustrations for the Moomin mugs?

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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.

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