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  • Provenance

    Juhani Lemmetti, AERO, Helsinki, Finland

  • Literature

    The Finnish Glass Museum, Glass manufacturers’ brochures from the 1950s, Riihimäki, 1994, pp. 6, 9, 11, 23
    Lesley Jackson, The New Look Design in the Fifties, exh. cat., Manchester City Art Galleries, 1992, p. 24
    Wenzel Hagelstam, Uusi Antiikkikirja, 1900-1980, Helsinki, 2003, fig. 399
    Anty Pansera, The Mangano Collection: Finnish Design, Milan, 2006, p. 157
    Marianne Aav and Eeva Viljanen, eds., Iittala: 125 Years of Finnish Glass Complete History with all Designers, Helsinki, 2006, p. 223
    Kaisa Koivisto and Pekka Korvenmaa, eds., Glass from Finland in the Bischofberger Collection, exh. cat., Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, 2015, pp. 331, 410
    Timo Sarpaneva: Glass Art, exh. cat., The Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, 2015, fig. 23

8

Two "Linnunpää" (Bird’s Head) vases, model no. 3566

Designed 1953, produced 1955
Clear glass.
Tallest: 8 1/4 in. (21 cm) high, 8 1/4 in. (21 cm) diameter
Smallest: 7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm) high, 3 7/8 in. (10 cm) diameter

Produced by Iittala, Finland. Underside of both incised with TIMO SARPANEVA-IITTALA and one dated -55.

Estimate
$2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for $1,188

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