Tapio Wirkkala - Design Online: Property from the Quico Collection, Tokyo New York Monday, September 16, 2019 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Juhani Lemmetti, AERO, Helsinki, Finland

  • Literature

    "Vetro, legano e argento di Tapio Wirkkala", Domus, no. 319, June 1956, p. 54
    Erik Zahle, ed., A Treasury of Scandinavian Design: The standard authority on Scandinavian-designed furniture, textiles, glass, ceramics, and metal, New York, 1961, p. 180
    Marianne Aav and Nina Stritzler-Levine, eds., Finnish Modern Design: Utopian Ideals and Everyday Realities: 1930-1997, exh. cat., The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New Haven, 1998, p. 303


"Kaksipäinen" (Bicephalous) vase

designed 1955
Mould-formed cased and flashed crystal glass, rim cut, sandblasted, acid matted.
7 7/8 in. (20 cm) high, 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) diameter
Produced by Iittala, Finland. Remnants of decal.

$500 - 700 

Sold for $563

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Design Online: Property from the Quico Collection, Tokyo

Online Auction 16-25 September | New York