Modern Design /16 March 2003


Tapio Wirkkala

Leaf dish
Finland, 1951
laminated birch
13½ w × 7½ d × 1 h in (34 × 19 × 3 cm)

The carved hole and contrasting grains of laminated wood establish this Leaf Dish as one of Wirkkala's finest examples. Incised signature on bottom.

estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $16,100

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