Tapio Wirkkala - Iittala - Fruit bowl (7) - Ultima Thule

Description
Tapio Wirkkala - Iittala - Fruit bowl (7) - Ultima Thule
Finland - 1960-1969 - Glass

7 vintage IITTALA Ultima Thule glass footed bowls by TAPIO WIRKKALA

Dimensions:

- big one, cm 9.5 x 19 diameter

- 6 little, cm 5 x 9 diameter

Inspired by the melting ice in Lapland, the Ultima Thule is design legend Tapio Wirkkala’s most famous work. Wirkkala originally created the surface of Ultima Thule in the 1960s after carving into a graphic mold. Ultima Thule is an exclusive design which reflects the thousands of hours spent perfecting the glass-blowing technique required to produce the effect.

Lot details
No. of items
7
Object
Fruit bowl
Material
Glass
Designer/ Artist
Tapio Wirkkala
Manufacturer/ Brand
Iittala
Model/ Name
Ultima Thule
Style
Design
Estimated Period
1960-1969
Country of Origin
Finland
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
9.5×19×19 cm
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