Leaf Tray by Tapio Wirkkala

A fine example of Wirkkala's leaf tray, proclaimed "the most beautiful object of 1951" by House Beautiful while on display at the IX Triennale in Milan, is finely crafted from laminated birch and then sculpted into an elegant leaf form. Signed to the bottom "TW". Finnish, circa 1950.
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Leaf Tray by Tapio Wirkkala

CREATOR: Tapio Wirkkala (Designer)
DESIGNER: Tapio Wirkkala
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Finland
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1950's
PERIOD: 1950-1959
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: laminated birch
CONDITION: Excellent
HEIGHT: 1 in. (3 cm)
WIDTH: 16.75 in. (43 cm)
DEPTH: 8.5 in. (22 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: New York, NY
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: U10081180401120
DEALER REF. NUMBER: 10051203
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