Exquisite, rare glass dish designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala, Finland.  1950s

ART - Tapio Wirkkala - Exquisite, rare glass dish designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala, Finland.

Tapio Wirkkala

Tapio Wirkkala was a multitalented design genius, widely considered a leading figure of modern Finnish industrial art.

Tapio Wirkkala, Ultima Thule glassware for Iittala.

Tapio Wirkkala, Ultima Thule glassware for Iittala. Who would guess that this glass serie would be popular again? I always thought as a child that that was a clumpsy design, but today I can appreciate it more.

Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala, Antonio da Ros for Cenedese and Emanuel Beranek for Skrdlovice.

Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala, Antonio da Ros for Cenedese and Emanuel Beranek for…

Tapio Wirkkala, fINLAND 1915-1985, vas, "Tuonelan virta", Iittala, Finland

Tapio Wirkkala, fINLAND 1915-1985, vas, "Tuonelan virta", Iittala, Finland

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