Vintage Vase "Orkidea" by Timo Sarpaneva for Iittala
Item e6446

A large vintage "Orkidea" (Orchid) vase designed by Timo Sarpameva for Iittala in 1953. Marked with incised signature 'TIMO SARPANEVA 236 / 1990' 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: 9.84" (25 cm)
Diameter: 3.54" (9 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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