Arabia Ruska Casserole designed Ulla Procope in the 1960s is made in Finland and holds 1.5L.
Ruska is oven proof and freezer safe. The ‘Ruska’ pattern was discontinued in 1999.
This Arabia Ruska casserole dish and lid are in excellent condition. The backstamp is still clear showing that the dish has had very little use and has not been constantly through the dishwasher.
Size: 23cm diameter x 10cm tall on the outside without the lid. 14cm tall with lid.
Weight: 2.2 kg
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.
Goto http://www.retropottery.net/search/label/Arabia for posts on Arabia Patterns
Go to http://www.arabia.fi/en/Arabia-Story/COLLECTING-ARABIA/Factory-stamps for backstamps to date your pieces.