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  • Provenance

    Galerie Carelia Milan, 1965
    Private collection
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Martti Vuorenjuuri, 'Fördomsfritt glas', Form, no. 1, 1964, illustrated p. 242, p. 243, fig. 4
    Kaj Kalin, Sarpaneva, Helsinki, 1986, p. 205, fig. 2, p. 229
    Marianne Aav and Eeva Viljanen, eds., Iittala: 125 Years of Finnish Glass Complete History with all Designers, Helsinki, 2006, p. 227
    Marianne Aav, Ebba Brännback and Eeva Viljanen, eds., Timo Sarpaneva Collection, Helsinki, 2006, p. 69
    Kaisa Koivisto and Pekka Korvenmaa, eds., Glass from Finland in the Bischofberger Collection, exh. cat., Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, 2015, pp. 354, 411

92

'Purkaus' (Eruption) glass sculpture, from the 'Finlandia' series

circa 1964
Mold-blown clear glass.
55 cm (21 5/8 in.) high, 22 cm (8 5/8 in.) diameter
Produced by Iittala, Helsinki, Finland. Base incised with TIMO SARPANEVA.

Estimate
£8,000 - 12,000 

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta e Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019

Design

London Auction 27 April 2017