Mass Modern /10 July 2010


Tapio Wirkkala

vase with tray
Kultakeskus Oy
Finland, c.1955/1957
rosewood, glass, sterling silver
11¾ dia × 1 h in (30 × 3 cm)

Incised signature to underise: [Tapio Wirkkala Ittala]. Impressed manfacuterer's mark, signature and touchmarks to underside of tray: [830 TW V7].

literature: Tapio Wirkkala: Eye, Hand and Thought, Aav, pg. 305 illustrates similar example of vase Tapio Wirkkala: Eye, Hand and Thought, Aav, pg. 363 illustrates similar example of tray

estimate: $700–900
result: $701

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