Arabia Moomin Mug #51
Soap Bubbles (2011)
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The 2011 seasonal summer mug continued the striped theme of the seasonal products. Mug Soap Bubbles brings on bright new colouring; Shades of green, red and orange. The mug pictures Little My blow...
The 2011 seasonal summer mug continued the striped theme of the seasonal products. Mug Soap Bubbles brings on bright new colouring; Shades of green, red and orange. The mug pictures Little My blowing soap bubbles. The original image is from Tove Jansson’s comic strip #10 Moomin Valley Turns Jungle. Arabia’s designer Tove Slotte adapted the images to fit the mug. Seasonal stickers have been used in the mugs since 2006.
£45 - 60 With Sticker
£35 - 45 Without Sticker
Comic strip #10 - Moomin Valley Turns Jungle (1956) - Tove Jansson
Height: 8.1, Width: 11.2, Diameter: 8.3 cm
Blue, Green, Multicolor, Striped
Bottom stamps (2)
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.