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  • Literature

    Edgar Kaufmann Jr, “The Wonderworks of Tapio Wirkkala”, Interiors, November 1951, p. 95; Domus, vol. 259, 1951, n.p.; Domus, vol. 266, January 1952, masthead, pp. 18 and 44; Tapio Wirkkala, “Forms in Glass and Plywood,” Arts & Architecture, July 1953, n.p.; Marianne Aav and Nina StritzlerLevine, eds., Finnish Modern Design: Utopian Ideals and Everyday Realities, 1930-1997, New York, 1998, p. 247; 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. 224, p. 252, fig. 435 and p. 262, fig. 455; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., Domus Vol. III 1950-1954, Cologne, 2006, p. 139

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Set of seven ‘Leaf’ platters

c. 1951
Carved laminated birch plywood.
Each approximately: 4 cm (1 5/8 in), 19 cm (7 1/2 in) wide
Produced by Martti Lindqvist, Finland. Underside of each incised with ‘W’ (7).

Estimate
£12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for £34,850

Important Nordic Design

17 November 2011
London