Original Handblown Glass Vase by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala. Featuring solid clear & grey Finnish glass with an internal'bubble' designed by the famous Tapio Wirkkala. It is said that Wirkkala was a recluse despite his international fame. The designer preferred to spend time alone in Finland's nature, from which he drew his inspiration for his minimal and stunningly beautiful design.
This rare example of Tapio Wirkkala's work is signed and measures 17.5cm high. Overall very good impression, some signs of minor surface wear commensurate with age. The item "Original Mid-century Vintage Handblown Glass Vase by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala" is in sale since Monday, December 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery, Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Scandinavian". The seller is "nat_920" and is located in Bronte, NSW.This item can be shipped worldwide.