A striking art glass vase, by Helena Tynell for Riihimäen Lasi Oy / Riihimaki, Finland. These 'Pala' (Piece) vases were apx 1964 to 1976. This has the more unusual round rim with square base, and textured surfaces.
It is an amber colour with a straight-sided blocky lower half, a round neck, and a round cylindrical upper. It is pressed/formed glass, and is lightly textured with little random wiggly raised lines. Suitable as both a vase and a candle holder (for wider pillar candles - inner shelf can support a 8cm wide candle, inner hole is 5.5cm wide).
A good sized larger version: 12cm tall x 9cm x 9cm wide. Very good condition for age/era. Rim is rough as originally manufactured (not polished). 
Free P&P to the UK.

Vintage Helena Tynell Pala square vase. Riihimaen Lasi large art glass candle

  • Riihimaen, Modernist, Riihimaaein, Helena Tynell, Finnish, Riihimäen Lasi Oy, mid century, Finland, Tamara Aladin, textured, amber, Pirtti, Block vase