A "Bolle" vase incalmo glass

Tapio Wirkkala

reference Hi01_10

A "Bolle" vase incalmo glass

unforget says

A Venini Murano "Bolle" vase incalmo glass by Tapio Wirkkala, circa 1966.
Extremely scarce colours variations.

Designer: Tapio Wirkkalai
Manufacturer: Venini
H 8 3/4in. x Dm 8in.
H 22 cm x Dm 20 cm
Signed with diamond point Venini Italia

Tapio Wirkkala
A "Bolle" vase incalmo glass
REF Hi01_10
Photos: Ludovic Vandenweghe - unforget Decorative Arts

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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