Scandinavian Design /17 November 2011


Tapio Wirkkala

Art Object/Vase, model 3502
Finland, 1959
still-mold blown, cased, sand-blasted and polished glass
5½ w × 4½ d × 8 h in (14 × 11 × 20 cm)

Signed with decal manufacturer’s label to side: [Made in Finland]. Etched signature to underside: [Tapio Wirkkala 3502].

provenance: Wright, Modern Design, 24 March 2009, Lot 251 | The Collection of John R. Eckel, Jr.

literature: Tapio Wirkkala: Eye, Hand and Thought, Saarela, ppg. 116, 309

estimate: $300–500
result: $750

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