Tapio

The work of Tapio Wirrkala in wood, glass,metal & ceramic.
Lot 5264 - A clear glass decanter by Iitalla, Finland, designed by Tapio Wirkkala, signed TW.

Lot 5264 - A clear glass decanter by Iitalla, Finland, designed by Tapio Wirkkala, signed TW.

This knife, termed a ‘puukko’ in Finland, was  designed by Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985), a Finnish  sculptor and designer. The piece is marked,  Hackman Finland Stainless Tapio Wirkkala and was  created circa 1960’s.  After using a traditional Finnish carving knife, a puukko, in his early  years to create his initial designs, Wirkkala  designed his very own version of the puukko, which  is now housed in the Museum of Modern Art in New  York City. Knife overall  length 8.75", blade only 4…

This knife, termed a ‘puukko’ in Finland, was designed by Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985), a Finnish sculptor and designer. The piece is marked, Hackman Finland Stainless Tapio Wirkkala and was created circa 1960’s. After using a traditional Finnish carving knife, a puukko, in his early years to create his initial designs, Wirkkala designed his very own version of the puukko, which is now housed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Knife overall length 8.75", blade only 4…

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

Hackman Puukko Knife Tapio Wirkkala Knife 1960's

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