Tray, model no. TW 170, for a private commission, Finland

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Helsinki

  • Literature

    Marianne Aav, Rosa Barovier Mentasti and Gordon Bowyer, et al., Tapio Wirkkala: eye, hand and thought, exh. cat., Museum of Art and Design, Helsinki, 2000, p. 363
    Heikki Matiskainen, ed., Tapio Wirkkala: A Poet in Glass and Silver, exh. cat., Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, 2013, pp. 216, 221, 362

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Tray, model no. TW 170, for a private commission, Finland

1958
Teak, teak-veneered wood, precious metal.
3.2 x 49.9 x 36.5 cm (1 1/4 x 19 5/8 x 14 3/8 in.)
Produced by N. Westerback, Helsinki, Finland. Underside impressed STERLING/MADE IN FINLAND/marked with maker's mark NW, purity mark 916H, Finnish assay mark, date mark E7, Helsinki town mark/impressed KÄSITYÖ.

Estimate
£4,000 - 6,000 

sold for £3,750

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta E Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019
mhortaecosta@phillips.com

Important Design

London Auction 18 October 2018