Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) Crystal Vase Iceberg from 1950
This beautiful vase by the Finnish designer, Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985), dating from 1950 is known as Vase Iceberg, and is crafted from blown crystal with a cut top. 7.5 x 6.5 x 7.15 inches. Condition is good. There are light scratches and wear to the underside.
This design was included Poetry in Glass, Porcelain and Silver, held at the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Riga, Latvia in the fall of 2017, a retrospective featuring works from the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Riga, the Finnish Glass Museum in Riihimäki, and the private collection of Kyösti Kakkonen.