This small display showcases an outstanding collection of Nordic modernist design donated to the museum, featuring works in ceramics, glass and jewellery. Assembled over the last 50 years, the collection features leading designers from Scandinavia and Britain, including Kaj Franck, Timo Sarpaneva and Henning Koppel.
Stacking glass, of blue glass, by Saara Hopea for Nuutajärvi Notsjo, Finland
'Arkipelago' candle holder of cast clear glass with visible bubbles and irregular surface, designed by Timo Sarpaneva for Iittala, Finland
'Minas' cup, made by Royal Copenhagen, Denmark
Ring, design number 139, designed by Henning Koppel for Georg Jensen, Denmark
'Ateenan aamu' ('Morning in Athens'), set of four hanging glass objects designed by Kaj Franck for Nuutajärvi Notsjö, Finland, c. 1954
Supported by the Embassy of Denmark.
23 Sep 2016 - 12 Mar 2017
10:00 - 17:00
Exhibition Gallery 3, Level , Grand Gallery