Venini Bowl 'Coreano', Designed by Tapio Wirkkala in 1966
Item e6359

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)

Literature Reference:
Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Gli Artisti di Venini, Milano 1996, page 158
Werner Soderstrom, Tapio Wirkkala Eye, Hand and Thought, Helsinki 2000, page 333
Marino Barovier with Carla Sonego, Tapio Wirkkala at Venini, Milano 2021, page 158

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