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Tapio Wirkkala

Tapio Wirkkala

Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) was a Finnish designer and sculptor, a major figure of post-war design. The range of his work was immense, from plastic ketchup bottles and metalware to glass, ceramics and plywood in a range of styles to graphic art including the design of Finland's banknotes in 1955 to stoneware, jewelry, and furniture for mass production to individual sculptures in several media. Wirkkala earned honors in numerous international exhibitions.

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

TAPIO WIRKKALA – TABLE LAMP 001 – A-STUDIO, Finland  Prototype series early 1960s. Plastic and teak. http://www.designdealers.fi

TAPIO WIRKKALA – TABLE LAMP 001 – A-STUDIO, Finland Prototype series early 1960s. Plastic and teak. http://www.designdealers.fi

TAPIO WIRKKALA, Important unique leaf dish, from the IX Triennale, Milan

TAPIO WIRKKALA, Important unique leaf dish, from the IX Triennale, Milan

Glass vase by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala

Glass vase by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala N6696

Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala, Finland Frosted blue glass vase with decorative shapes in relief to body, "Tapio Wirkkala 8 W

Vase by Tapio Wirkkala, Finland, early 1970s. Manufactured by Kulta Keskus, Hämeenlinna. Sterling silver. / Modernity

scandinaviancollectors: “Vase by Tapio Wirkkala, Finland, early Manufactured by Kulta Keskus, Hämeenlinna.

Tapio Wirkkala incalmo filigrante di Tapio vase by Venini 1991

Tapio Wirkkala incalmo filigrante di Tapio vase by Venini 1991

** Tapio Wirkkala (Finnish 1915-1985) Silver Bowl.

** Tapio Wirkkala (Finnish 1915-1985) Silver Bowl.

Form Magazine No. 1, 1948 | Design magazine published by the Swedish Society of Arts and Crafts. #graphic design

Form Magazine No. 1948 Design magazine published by the Swedish Society of Arts and Crafts. Cover by Tapio Wirkkala.

Tapio Wirkkala; Glass Vase for Venini, 1966.  Pinned by a Taste Setter: www.thetastesetters.com

Tapio Wirkkala Vase Verre Édition Venini Date de création 1966 H 24 × Ø 13 cm € Piasa 29 oct 2013

Tapio Wirkkala | Lot | Sotheby's

Tapio Wirkkala AN IMPORTANT SCULPTURE aeroplane veneer birch with modern lacquered metal display 57 in.

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