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Thule Iittala

Set of Iittala Ultima Thule Bowls 13 Pieces
By Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala
Located in Hillringsberg, SE
A set of total 13 pieces. 12 clear glass serving bowls and one large bowl in the Ultima Thule
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Glass

Materials

Glass

Iittala Ultima Thule 56oz Serving Bowl by Tapio Wirkkala
By Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
. Wirkkala defied the rules of glassblowing with his iconic Ultima Thule collection. Inspired by ice and snow
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Mid-20th Century Finnish Scandinavian Modern Platters and Serveware

Materials

Glass

Modern Ultima Thule Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala, Finland 7 Glass Bowls
By Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala
Located in Miami, FL
Tapio Wirkkala's 1960s Scandinavian Modern creation of Ultima Thule for Iittala, Finland. This
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Vintage 1970s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Serving Bowls

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Art Glass

8 Ultima Thule Glasses Designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala, Rare
By Tapio Wirkkala
Located in Doraville, GA
is called Ultima Thule. "The Iittala Ultima Thule glassware was designed by Tapio Wirkkala as part
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Vintage 1960s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Barware

Materials

Glass

Pair of 'Ultima Thule' Glass Candle Holders by Tapio Wirkkala
By Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala
Located in Hawthorne, CA
Set of two solid glass candlestick holders from the 'Ultima Thule' collection by iconic Finnish
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Mid-20th Century Finnish Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

Materials

Glass

1960s Four Frosted Ice Glass Mugs Style Tapio Wirkkala Iittala
By Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala
Located in Chula Vista, CA
IITTALA. Ultima Thule, Finland. No label 3.38 H x 5 D x 4 in diameter Original preowned vintage condition
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Late 20th Century Finnish Scandinavian Modern Barware

Materials

Glass

Tapio Wirkkala, Vase "Inari" Glass Dish Model No. 3411 for Iittala Oy
By Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala
Located in Stockholm, SE
for Iittala, many of which, like the Ultima Thule and Tapio series remain popular today
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Vintage 1970s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Vases

Materials

Crystal

1970's Tapio Wirkkala 4 Niva Whiskey glasses + Seita Ice Bucket Iittala Finland
By Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
first design award in a competition sponsored by Iittala that would mark a lifelong relationship with
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Vintage 1970s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Glass

Materials

Glass, Art Glass

Beautiful bowl in glass "Leaf" by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala
By Tapio Wirkkala
Located in Djurhamn, SE
more than four hundred glassware for Iittala, many of which, like the Ultima Thule and Tapio series
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Decorative Bowls

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Art Glass

Beautiful vase in glass and silver by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala 1966
By Tapio Wirkkala
Located in Djurhamn, SE
more than four hundred glassware for Iittala, many of which, like the Ultima Thule and Tapio series
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Vintage 1960s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Vases

Materials

Art Glass

Tapio Wirkkala Large Pinja Crystal Vase for Iitala Finland, Scandinavian Modern
By Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Iittala, many of which, like the Ultima Thule and Tapio series remain popular today.
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Vintage 1980s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Crystal

Beautiful candel-holder in glass #3412 by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala 1957-71
By Tapio Wirkkala
Located in Djurhamn, SE
more than four hundred glassware for Iittala, many of which, like the Ultima Thule and Tapio series
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Vases

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Art Glass

Art Piece No 3894 Limited Edition Glass Sculpture for Iittala by Tapio Wirkkala
By Tapio Wirkkala
Located in London, GB
iittala. Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) was a multitalented design genius, widely considered a leading figure
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2010s Finnish Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Art Glass, Blown Glass

Large 'Stellaria' Bowl by Tapio Wirkkala
By Tapio Wirkkala
Located in Dronten, NL
more than four hundred glass objects for Iittala, many of which, like the Ultima Thule and Tapio series
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Vintage 1960s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Glass

Table Lamp "Väre", Tapio Wirkkala, 1950s
Located in Helsinki, Uusimaa
that Wirkkala designed for Iittala has become particularly famous. Perhaps the most popular of these is
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Vintage 1950s Table Lamps

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Glass, Wood

Pendant by Tapio Wirkkala for Idman Oy, 1960s
By Idman Oy, Tapio Wirkkala
Located in Helsinki, Uusimaa
Wirkkala designed for Iittala has become particularly famous. Perhaps the most popular of these is the
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Vintage 1960s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Brass

Pendant by Tapio Wirkkala for Idman Oy, 1960s
Pendant by Tapio Wirkkala for Idman Oy, 1960s
H 46.46 in W 11.82 in D 3.15 in
Beautiful wall dish in ceramics by Tapio Wirkkala for Rosenthal
By Tapio Wirkkala
Located in Djurhamn, SE
more than four hundred glassware for Iittala, many of which, like the Ultima Thule and Tapio series
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Vintage 1970s German Other Decorative Bowls

Materials

Ceramic

Vase and dish in silver by Tapio Wirkkala for Hopeakeskusta
By Tapio Wirkkala
Located in Djurhamn, SE
more than four hundred glassware for Iittala, many of which, like the Ultima Thule and Tapio series
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Vintage 1970s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Decorative Bowls

Materials

Silver

Hammered Silver Bowl by Tapio Wirkkala, TW 243, Finland, 1971, Decorative Bowl
Located in Los Angeles, CA
remained in circulation until 1981. He also famously designed the Finlandia vodka bottle and Iittala
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Late 20th Century Decorative Bowls

Materials

Sterling Silver

Tapio Wirkkala 'Crane' Articulating Floor Lamp in White for Innolux Oy
By Tapio Wirkkala, Innolux Oy
Located in Glendale, CA
Bank of Finland and the Finlandia vodka bottle. The glass containers designed by Wirkkala for Iittala
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Tapio Wirkkala 'Crane' Articulating Floor Lamp in Black for Innolux Oy
By Tapio Wirkkala, Innolux Oy
Located in Glendale, CA
Bank of Finland and the Finlandia vodka bottle. The glass containers designed by Wirkkala for Iittala
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass, Aluminum

Tapio Wirkkala Model "K10-11" Floor Lamp for Idman, Finland 1950s
By Tapio Wirkkala
Located in Utrecht, NL
most famous works, the Kantarelli vase, for Iittala. Wirkkala gained worldwide success in 1951 at the
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

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By Wedgewood
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By Tapio Wirkkala
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A set of eight highball glasses in the style of frozen ice typical of Wirkkala's work for Iittala
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Large Glassplate Ultima Thule Iittala, Finland, 1960s
By Iittala, Tapio Wirkkala
Located in Hillringsberg, SE
This large serving plate was designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala in Finland. It’s a rare piece
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Vintage 1960s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Glass

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Thule Iittala For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal thule iittala for your home. Each thule iittala for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, art glass and crystal. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer thule iittala, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Each thule iittala bearing Scandinavian Modern or Mid-Century Modern hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made thule iittala over the years, but those crafted by Iittala and Tapio Wirkkala are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Thule Iittala?

The average selling price for a thule iittala at 1stDibs is $596, while they’re typically $200 on the low end and $1,440 for the highest priced.

Tapio Wirkkala for sale on 1stDibs

Along with architect Alvar Aalto, the designer Tapio Wirkkala was Finland’s leading contributor to the Scandinavian interpretation of modernism in the mid-20th century. Prolific and innovative, Wirkkala excelled in a wide range of fields, including glass, furniture, porcelain, jewelry and tableware. The hallmark of his talent was an ability to impart a craft aesthetic based on natural forms — leaves, ice, bubbles, birds — to industrially produced designs.

A native of Helsinki, Wirkkala studied at the national School of Applied Arts and took up a career in graphic design. After serving in the Finnish army during World War II, he joined the glassmaking firm Iittala, an association that would continue to the end of his life. Wirkkala learned every aspect of glassmaking in keeping with his belief that an artist-designer should be involved in all stages of production. His best-known works for Iittala are vases and drinking vessels that resemble either carved ice or icicles. In 1956, Wirkkala began a long relationship with the porcelain maker Rosenthal, for whom he designed elegant table pieces, such as the Finlandia coffee service and the biomorphic Pollo vases. 

House Beautiful magazine declared Wirkkala’s Leaf platter the “most beautiful object” of 1951. (The acclaim led to his brief employment stint with industrial designer Raymond Loewy in New York.) That platter was one of the first designs Wirkkala made using laminated sheets of plywood sanded to a smooth surface that resembles an abstract leaf. It would go on to become a motif in many Wirkkala furniture pieces — most notably in inlaid coffee tables for Asko — and in a sense these are the works most emblematic of his personal aesthetic.

Wirkkala was a traditionalist in many ways, but he had a modernist’s practical approach, incorporating his leaf-like spirals into simple, functional objects. That is the core attraction of Wirkkala’s designs: They stand out with a striking, sculptural energy yet blend in as part of a warm and comfortable decor.

Find vintage Tapio Wirkkala furniture on 1stDibs.