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  • 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. 56, fig. 116, p. 272, fig. 462, p. 303
    Heikki Matiskainen, ed., Tapio Wirkkala: A Poet in Glass and Silver, Collection Kakkonen, exh. cat., Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, 2013, pp. 8, 87, 293
    Kaisa Koivisto and Pekka Korvenmaa, eds., Glass from Finland in the Bischofberger Collection, exh. cat., Le Stanze del Vetro and Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, 2015, p. 215, fig. 128, p. 402, fig. 128

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present model was exhibited at the X Milan Triennale, 1954.

    Phillips wishes to thank Kaisa Koivisto, Chief Curator of The Finnish Glass Museum, for her assistance with the cataloguing of the present lot.

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Dish, model no. 3369-3869

1954
Clear lead crystal glass, cast and formed in a mould, outer surface comb cut.
5 x 43.5 x 12.3 cm (1 7/8 x 17 1/8 x 4 7/8 in.)
Produced by Iittala, Helsinki, Finland. Incised with TAPIO WIRKKALA - ITTALA - 54.

Estimate
£5,000 - 7,000 

sold for £10,625

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta e Costa
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London Auction 1 October 2015