Three Orkidea Vases Timo Sarpaneva iittala Finland 1950s

Three Orkidea Vases Timo Sarpaneva iittala Finland 1950s

Code: G060

Individually priced Plus postage

Three Orkidea vases (orchid) designed by Timo Sarpaneva for iittala in 1954. Small and large signed to base. Medium unsigned.

Small (G107) is 16.5 cm (6.5 inches) high and £165

Medium (G106) is 23cm (9 inches) high and £450

Large (G060) is 28cm (11 inches) high and £675

Sold individually or as a group (10% discount for group purchase)

Excellent used condition.

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Timo Sarpaneva (1926-2006) was a leading Finnish glass designer who came to prominence in the early 1950s. He produced a wide range of designs for functional objects like glasses and candle sticks but is best known for his art glass where he focused on making beautific sculptural objects. He won the Grand Prix at the Milan Triannale in 1954 for the Orkidea vase design and his work is held in museum collections worldwide.