IITTALA FINLAND ULTIMA THULE LARGE JUG PITCHER MID CENTURY SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN. CLASSIC MID 20TH CENTURY SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN ICON. Presenting a fantastic sparkling large sized handled jug or pitcher from the iconic Ultima Thule range! The Ultima Thule glassware range was designed by the renowned Scandinavian designer Tapio Wirkkala in 1968 as the glassware for Finair. It was produced in Finland by iittala (formerly Nuutajarvi Notsjo). Crafted of fine crystal, this exquisite jug literally sparkles with an an amazing ice like quality. This gorgeous mold-blown piece looks as if it were hand carved from glacial ice, with the iconic dripping bubble pattern to the underside. The glass is beautifully textured with a dew drop like surface, which is both visually appealing and wonderfully tactile. The fabulous nature-inspired design remains just as appealing today as when it was first produced. The timelessness of this classic design ensures this range perfectly suits any modernist styled home. This exceptional larger sized piece from the Thule range has a most appealing clean-lined modernist form. Its perfectly balanced shape and large applied glass handle ensure it is both visually spectacular and a true delight to hold and use. The sparkling untextured handle perfectly contrasts the beautifully textured body. Tapio Wirkkala hand carved the original graphite molds for this now legendary design. This impressive large sized jug stands approx 197mms tall, measures approx 130mms in diameter at its widest excluding the handle and pouring lip and 180mms in length from the tip of the pouring lip to the edge of the handle. This exquisite piece is presented in excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks. The quality crystal retains a stunning sparkle with no frosting or clouding. This piece has been very well cared for and presents spectacularly. This fabulous Thule jug would make a quality addition to any Mid Century Scandinavian design or Ultima Thule setting! Perfectly suited to any contemporary, modernist, retro, eames or Scandinavian styled home the classic design ensures this piece would suit most decors. An impressive gift idea for the discerning admirer of fine quality and beautifully designed objects of sheer beauty! International buyers are most welcome. Sorry, no personal cheques accepted. All items are professionally packaged using quality materials. We individually hand select quality vintage, antique, well designed and hand crafted pre-loved items, and proudly offer our finds for sale. We aim to describe and visually represent our items as accurately as possible. Auctiva Offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. Auctiva gets you noticed! Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “IITTALA FINLAND ULTIMA THULE LARGE JUG PITCHER MID CENTURY SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN” is in sale since Wednesday, January 31, 2018. This item is in the category “Pottery, Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Scandinavian”. The seller is “threetreefrogs” and is located in Melbourne, Victoria. This item can be shipped worldwide.