26 October 2016
TIMO SARPANEVA 1926-2006
'GATEWAY TO DREAMS', 1981
executed by Iittala, moulded glass with trapped air inclusions
14 in. (36 cm.) high
engraved 'Gateway to Dreams', Design Timo Sarpaneva Iittala Finland 1981
Thence by descent.
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Timo Sarpaneva, Stadens Konstmuseum, Helsinki, exh. cat., 12 March – 2 May 1993, p. 93, this example illustrated.
This design was executed in limited quantities 1979-1981, with the internal displacement of trapped-air inclusions rendering each example unique. This example, of monolithic scale and precision execution, was retained by the designer for his own collection.
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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