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  • Provenance

    Juhani Lemmetti, AERO, Helsinki, Finland

  • Literature

    "fascicolo dedicato alla Triennale," Domus, no. 300, November 1954, p. 20
    The Finnish Glass Museum, Glass manufacturers’ brochures from the 1950s, Riihimäki, 1994, pp. 6, 10, 12, 23
    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. 304
    Marianne Aav and Eeva Viljanen, eds., Iittala: 125 Years of Finnish Glass Complete History with all Designers, Helsinki, 2006, pp. 50, 245
    Heikki Matiskainen, ed., Tapio Wirkkala: A Poet in Glass and Silver, Collection Kakkonen, exh. cat., Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, 2013, p. 310
    Kaisa Koivisto, Uta Laurén, Suomalaisen Taidelasin Kultakausi, Helsinki, 2013, p. 136
    Kaisa Koivisto and Pekka Korvenmaa, eds., Glass from Finland in the Bischofberger Collection, exh. cat., Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, 2015, pp. 230, 403


"Tokio" (Tokyo) vase, model no. 3576

Designed and produced 1954
Mould formed crystal glass.
6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm) high, 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) diameter
Produced by Iittala, Finland. Underside incised with TAPIO-WIRKKALA-ITTALA-54.

$500 - 700 

Sold for $1,125

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