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

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  • Literature

    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. 171, fig. 7-13
    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. 29, figs. 70-71, p. 167, fig. 294, p. 363
    Heikki Matiskainen, ed., Tapio Wirkkala: Poet in Glass and Silver, exh. cat., Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, 2013, p. 216


Set of six candlesticks, model no. 189

designed 1957, executed 1959
Each: 23.3 cm (9 1/8 in.) high
Serially produced by Kultakeskus Oy, Finland. Four impressed with HOPEAKESKUS OY/MADE IN FINLAND/DESIGN:/TAPIO WIRKKALA, one impressed KULTAKESKUS OY/DESIGN:/TAPIO WIRKKALA and one other impressed VILJO BESA/16.1.1959/KULTAKESKUS OY/DESIGN:/TAPIO WIRKKALA.

£3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for £5,625

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London 24 September 2014 6pm