Arabia Ruska Coffee Cups x 2 with 2 Saucers designed by Ulla Procope 1960s made in Finland and in Excellent Condition
Ruska is oven proof and freezer safe. The ‘Ruska’ pattern was discontinued in 1999.
Size: cup is 6cm diameter x 6cm tall. Saucer is 12.5cm diameter
Arabia Finland has been producing tableware since 1873. They have produced many well known ranges including Valencia, Ali, Rosmarin and Ruska. They attracted many great designers over the years.
Ulla Procope (1921-1968) was a designer for them from 1948-1968. She was responsible for several ranges, the Liekka, Valencia, Anemone, Rosmarin, Ruska, Koralli and Purpurinjenkka. She also co-designed the very desirable jam pots with Raija Uosikkinen.
Go to http://www.arabia.fi/en/Arabia-Story/COLLECTING-ARABIA/Factory-stamps for backstamps to date your pieces.