The Coffee / Tea service is designed by Ulla Procopé-Nyman (1921-1968) And is one of her best- known works for Arabia : Ruska.
Whilst working at Arabia she worked with Kaj Franck.
Her most famous design came into production in 1961. The Ruska is the best-selling design from Arabia to date.
This set is dated 1971/72. It has a beautiful patina, especially on the coffee / teapot. The pieces gave the makers mark throughout main pieces.
Ulla Procopé-Nyman worked in Arabia from 1948 until her death in 1968. She was a specialist in ceramics and she designed many sets and decorations.
RUSKA TEA SERVICE
five cups and saucers ,
a sugar bowl
and a milk jug with trivet / saucer.
Coffee pot: 18.5cm height ,11cm diameter,
21cm handle to spout.
Milk jug: 7cm height, 9cm diameter
Sugar bowl: 8cm height, 10cm diameter
Cup: 8cm height, 7cm diameter
Saucer: 13cm diameter