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Moomin mug – Snorkmaiden – (2001 – 2012)

Arabia Moomin Mug #19

Snorkmaiden (2001–2012)

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£30 - 40 With Sticker

£20 - 30 Without Sticker

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Snorkmaidens own mug was the anticipated addition to the series of character mugs. The yellow mug Snorkmaiden was in production from 2001 to 2012. Designer Tove Slotte picked the images that best ...

Snorkmaiden’s own mug was the anticipated addition to the series of character mugs. The yellow mug Snorkmaiden was in production from 2001 to 2012. Designer Tove Slotte picked the images that best described Snorkmaiden’s character. The original images can be found in Tove and Lars Jansson’s comics #15 Snorkmaiden Goes Rococo and #20 Moomin under Sail. In the mug Snorkmaiden is pictured admiring jewellery. On the other side of the mug Snorkmaiden is laying down in the grass, daydreaming of romance.

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  • Price estimate

    • £30 - 40 With Sticker

    • £20 - 30 Without Sticker

  • Name

    • Snorkmaiden

  • Product category

    • Moomin Mug

  • Mug number

    • 19

  • Production period

    • 2001–2012

  • Theme

    • Characters

  • Brand

    • Arabia

  • Bottom stamp

    • 1 different

  • Product designer

    • Kaj Franck

  • Graphic designer

    • Tove Slotte

  • Character

    • Snorkmaiden

  • Original images

    • Comic strip #15 - Snorkmaiden Goes Rococo (1958) - Tove Jansson, Lars Jansson

    • Comic strip #20 - Moomin under Sail (1959) - Tove Jansson, Lars Jansson

  • Color

    • Yellow

  • Material

    • Vitro porcelain

Bottom stamps (1)

moomin product bottom stamps
2001 – 2012

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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