26 June 2007
TAPIO WIRKKALA (FINNISH, 1915-1985)
designed 1950, produced circa 1955 by Iittala, amber tinted blown glass
8 in. (20.5 cm.) high
engraved designer's marks and model number 3825
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M. Aav (ed.), Tapio Wirkkala: Hand, Eye and Thought, Helsinki, 2000, p. 81 (example illustrated).
Examples of this design were exhibited at the Milan Triennale, 1951.
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