Small Vintage Vase "Orkidea" by Timo Sarpaneva for Iittala
Item e6569

A small vintage "Orkidea" (Orchid) vase designed by Timo Sarpameva for Iittala in 1953. Marked with incised signature 'TIMO SARPANEVA 3568' on the base. An authentic piece of Finnish glass design of the 1950s. Awarded with a Grand Prix on the Milan Triennale in 1954.

Height: 5.31" (13.5 cm)
Diameter: 1.97" (5 cm)

Literature Reference:
Modernes Glas aus Finnland, Riihimaeki 1889, page 83
George Fischler, Barret Gould, Scandinavian Ceramics and Glass, Atglen 2000, page 125
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