October 13, 2013

MODERN ART & DESIGN AUCTION

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Lot 500: Tapio Wirkkala

Lot 500: Tapio Wirkkala

Art objects (4)

Designed 1947, executed c. 1950s
Free-blown and wheel-engraved glass
Model nos. 3336 (dish), 3132 (vase), 3149 (Devil's Pearl)

Iittala

Each etched "Tapio Wirkkala - Iittala"; Devil's Pearl etched "Timo Sarpaneva Iittala - 54"

Dish: 2" x 5.5" x 4.5"; Dish: 2" x 5.25" x 4.75"; Vase: 2.75" x 2.75" diameter; Devil's Pearl vase: 5.75" x 6.5" x 6.25"

Tapio Wirkkala co-designed this with Timo Sarpaneva

Comprised of three line-cut works by Tapio Wirkkala and "Devil's Pearl" by Timo Sarpaneva

Literature: Finnish Glass: Glass Manufacturers' Brochures from the 1950s. Riihimaki: The Finnish Glass Museum, 1994. p 11.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized: $2,000
Inventory Id: 8538

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