A Solid Silver dish

Tapio Wirkkala

reference 1011_9

A Sterling Silver dish by Kultakeskus

unforget says

Nice dish inspired by nature shapes

Designer : Tapio Wirrkala
Manufacturer : Kultakeskus
Height : 1 1/4inch - 3cms
Width 10inch - 25,5cms
Depth 7 1/4inch - 18,5cms
Designed and manufactured around 1959 Signed with makers monograms - TW - M7 (date stamp for 1965)
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Excellent vintage condition

Tapio Wirkkala
A Solid Silver dish
REF 1011_9
All photos copyright Gilles van den Abeele for Unforget.eu

Tapio Wirkkala 1915 – 1985

“All materials have their own, unwritten law,
one should never be violent with a material one is working on,
The designer should aim at being in harmony with the material he chooses.”

Tapio Wirkkala

Tapio Veli Ilmari Wirkkala (1915 – 1985) sculptor and designer was a major figure of mid century Scandinavian Design.

Tapio is well known for his of design of glass (Venini, Iitala), jewelry, cutlery, wood carving and stone carving.

He also designed Finnish banknotes and the bottle for the Vodka of the company “Finlandia”.


Image courtesy Tapio Wirkkala foundation
"Bolle" Serie for Venini - Image courtesy Venini
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