Tapio Wirkkala Early Set of Two Clear Ovalis Vessels 1960s for Iittala Finland For Sale
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Tapio Wirkkala Early Set of Two Clear Ovalis Vessels 1960s for Iittala Finland

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Pair of clear glass Ovalis Vases designed by Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) for Iittala, Finland in 1958. These hand blown elliptical shaped vases demonstrate the beautiful optical qualities of such a process. This pair is from the earlier 1958-1966 period since they are hand-engraved Tappio Wirkala 3036 on the bottoms. This design was re-released in limited quantities in 1977 and 2015, Wirkkala's 100th anniversary. These later releases have a sand-blasted stencil backstamp. The small vase has two very tiny flakes on the upper lip ( see pic) Measurements: Large 6 7/8 inches high x 6 7/8 inches wide x 2 1/4 inches deep. Small 4 inches high x 4 5/8 inches wide x 1 7/8 inches deep.

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  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Good condition with smaller vessel having two very small flakes on rim ( see image)
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 6.88 in. x W 6.88 in. x D 2.25 in.H 17.48 cm x W 17.48 cm x D 5.72 cm
  • Seller Location
    Miami, FL
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU830114916981
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