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Vitra Ceramic Container No.1
Vitra Ceramic Container No.1
Vitra Ceramic Container No.1
Vitra Ceramic Container No.1
Vitra Ceramic Container No.1
Vitra Ceramic Container No.1
Vitra Ceramic Container No.1
Vitra Ceramic Container No.1
Vitra Ceramic Container No.1
Vitra Ceramic Container No.1
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Vitra Ceramic Container No.1

Special Price £152.15 Regular Price £179.00

Ceramic Container No.1 has been derived from the original lathe-turned wooden objects designed by Alexander Girard, in 1952. Now brought back to life by Vitra, the hand-glazed ceramic containers feature beautiful silhouettes that are reminiscent of the traditional shapes of apothecary vessels, board game tokens or millinery blocks. Container No.1 is available in three beautiful colours, cream, dark aubergine and ice grey. 

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Aubergine
 
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Specification
  • Designer : Alexander Girard
  • Year of Design : 1952
  • Material : Ceramic, hand glazed
  • H: 33 cm x W: 18cm x Ø: 18 cm 
Product: Made To Order

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Description

The Ceramic Containers designed in 1952 by Alexander Girard, were originally made of wood, hand-turned by Girard on a lathe in his workshop. Vitra has teamed together with Girard's family to bring the three beautiful objects back to life by recreating the design in ceramic. The hand-glazed pieces feature hues from Girard’s rich colour palette and can be used to store keys, coins or odds and ends. A playful twentieth-century design that will add character and charm to any setting. 

See other Alexander Girard designs.
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See the Vitra collection.

Brand Vitra
Designer Alexander Girard
Year of Design 1952
Dimensions H: 33 cm x W: 18cm x Ø: 18 cm 
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Designed by

Alexander Girard

Alexander Girard was one of the decisive figures of post-war American design alongside his close friends George Nelson and Charles and Ray Eames. Girard designed a multitude of textiles that reflect his love of festive colours and patterns. He was an influential figure in the fields of furniture, exhibition and interior design as well as in the graphic arts throughout his career.

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May 7th 2023 | Tony

"good customer service....Very happy that I was able to amend my order after I realised that I needed to go with a smaller size..Good communication throughout. Table arrived well within the timeframe..and I love it!"

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