Tapio Wirkkala - Nordic Design London Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Marketta Kahma, The Modern Spirit – Glass From Finland, Helsinki, 1985, fig. 139
    The Finnish Glass Museum, Glass manufacturers’ brochures from the 1950s, Riihimäki, 1994, pp. 22, 30 for drawings
    Marianne Aav and Eeva Viljanen, eds., Iittala: 125 Years of Finnish Glass Complete History with all Designers, Helsinki, 2006, p. 244

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model received the Grand Prix at the X Triennale, Milan, 1954.

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'Pyörre' (Whirl) dish, model no. 3840

1952-1959
Clear blown glass.
5.8 x 25.7 x 21.5 cm (2 1/4 x 10 1/8 x 8 1/2 in.)
Produced by Iittala, Finland. Incised with TAPIO WIRKKALA - IITTALA.

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 

Contact Specialist
Ben Williams
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+44 20 7318 4027

Nordic Design

London 24 September 2014 6pm