Tapio Wirkkala for Littala 'Kanttarelli' Vase

Tapio Wirkkala for Littala 'Kanttarelli' Vase

Code: 11883


H: 7cm (2.8")


A Tapio Wirkkala 'Kanttarelli' glass vase, of flaring form with vertical line engraved decoration, signed to the base 'Tapio Wirkkala, Littala' and dated '55.

Originally designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Littala, Finland, in 1946.  The 'Kantarelli' series of vases takes its name and shape from the chanterelle mushroom and is an iconic piece of Scandinavian design, winning the prestigious Grand Prix at the Milan Triennale exhibition in 1951. 

In good overall condition, one tiny, almost imperceptible, flake to the bottom edge.