Tapio Wirkkala 14 kt Gold Pendant-Necklace "Lehmän Pää," 1971 For Sale
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Tapio Wirkkala 14 kt Gold Pendant-Necklace "Lehmän Pää," 1971

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Rare pendant necklace "Cow´s Head" (Finnish transl."Lehmän Pää") by Finnish designer Tapio Wirkkala. Designed in 1966 and made to order by jewelry maker Nils Westerback. Only few examples made. Helsinki, Finland, circa 1971. Nils Westerback Oy. Impressed with following: Maker´s initials NW, Finnish assay mark, Helsinki city mark, gold purity mark 585 (14-karat) and year mark S7 (1971). 9.5 W cm (pendant) x 7.5 H cm (pendant). 14 D cm (neck piece). Material hand-hammered 14-karat gold.  Literature: Tapio Wirkkala - Eye, Hand & Thought (Aav, Viljanen, D´Alton), pg.370.

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  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    H 21.5 in. x Dm 14 in.H 54.61 cm x Dm 35.56 cm
  • Diameter
    14 in. (35.56 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Houston, TX
  • Seller Reference Number
    TW 1571 TEI
  • Reference Number
    LU85064817723
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