Arabia Moomin Mug #38
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The mug was released in 2008 and it is still in production. Mymble has become one of the most popular Moomin character mugs. In the more intensive rose coloured mug Mymble is seen sitting on the gr...
The mug was released in 2008 and it is still in production. Mymble has become one of the most popular Moomin character mugs. In the more intensive rose coloured mug Mymble is seen sitting on the ground, lovestruck and smiling. The images chosen by Tove Slotte were originally from Tove Jansson’s comic #8 Moomin Begins a New Life, and from the novel Midsummer Madness. A colouring experiment was made on this mug as well, and the unique light rose coloured Mug Mymble was sold at an auction in 2017.
£10 - 15 With Sticker
£5 - 10 Without Sticker
MUUMI MUKI 0,3 L Mymmeli - MOOMIN MUG 0,3 L Mymble - Designed in Finland - Made in Thailand
Book - Moominsummer Madness (1954) - Tove Jansson
Comic strip #8 - Moomin Begins a New Life (1956) - Tove Jansson
Height: 8.1, Width: 11.2, Diameter: 8.3 cm
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.