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

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  • Provenance

    Private commission, Finland

  • 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. 358 for a similar example
    Heikki Matiskainen, ed., Tapio Wirkkala: Poet in Glass and Silver, exh. cat., Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, 2013, p. 226, p. 375, figs. 57-58 for similar examples


Large handcrafted 'Malja' bowl, for a private commission, Finland

Hammered precious metal.
30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.) diameter
Produced by Kultakeskus Oy, Finland. Marked with makers mark, Finnish assay mark, 916H, Hämeenlinna town mark, M7 and incised with W.

£5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for £8,750

Contact Specialist
Ben Williams
+44 20 7318 4027

Nordic Design

London 24 September 2014 6pm