Iittala Art Glass Designed by Tapio Wirkkala

Iittala Art Glass Designed by Tapio Wirkkala

Code: 10159

Dimensions:

W: 11cm (4.3")H: 16cm (6.3")D: 12.6cm (5")

£295.00 Approx $372.95, €344.63, $603.27
 

Producer: Factory of Iittala

Designed by: Tapio Wirkkala

Production date: Produced between 1959 – 1969

Where: Finland, Scandinavia, Europe

For Iitalla, mould blown, cut, cased green and alternate bands of polished clear and sand-blasted art glass.

Engraved marks to the underside – 'Tapio Wiirkkala 3502'

Dimensions:

Height: 16cm

Width: 11cm

Depth: 12.6cm

Weight: 1506g

All dimensions are approximate

In good condition, no cracks or chips, some small internal inclusions (bubbles) Some scratches to the base and some light scratches to the rim which are not deep and which I have managed to show in one of the close-up photographs.

A modernist design with alternate bands of clear and frosted glass to give a unique mid-century design from one of Finland’s most influential designers.

Shown the in the exhibition catalogue, Tapio Wirkkala: Eye, Hand and Thought for the exhibition that was held at the Museum of Art & Design, Helsinki, 2000.

The British Museum even have one!