A blue and green a fasce a spirale bowl from the Coreani series. Designed in 1966 by Tapio Wirkkala for Venini. Produced by Venini, Murano. Incised signature "venini italia TW" on the base. A rare authentic piece of Wirkkalas famous designs for Venini. Venini model number 505.1.
Tapio Wirkkala (1915 – 1985) was a Finnish designer and sculptor. He was one of the most famous post-war designers. Wirkkala's work ranges from designs of product packagings and metalware to glass, advertising grafics, ceramics, jewellery, furniture and plywood dishes. In 1946 he designed the iconic Kantarelli vase for Iittala. Wirkkala made designs for many companies such as Venini, Rosenthal, Asco Oy and others.
Height: 5.12" (13 cm)
Diameter: 7.87" (20 cm)