About the Designer
Tapio Wirkkala Finland (1915 - 1969)
Tapio Wirkkala was born in Hankoo, Finland. Tapio Wirkkala is a symbolic figure of Finnish design, an artist of great diversity for whom no material was alien and who left no area of design unexplored. He was one of the most distinguished artists to shape Scandinavian design and industrial art. Tapio Wirkkala was a very productive and multitalented designer and sculptor. His work ranges from exceptional creations of art glass to industrial design in the form of beer bottles and banknotes. Wirkkala also designed jewelery, sculptures and furniture. Tapio Wirkkala was awarded in several prestigious competitions. Worth mentioning is at least the three Grand Prix medals from the Milan Triennale in 1954 and one Grand Prix medal and a gold medal in the 1960 Milan Triennale.
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|Product Type: Pitcher||Style: Contemporary|
|Color: Clear||Material: Lead Free Crystal|
|Dishwasher Safe: No||Capacity: 48 Ounces|
|Country of Manufacture: Finland|
Rachelle from Chicago, IL – Verified Buyer
This is exactly what I wanted a nice heavy duty glass pitcher that is beautiful too! Pros: heavy Cons: glass
Rebecca from Forestville, CA – Verified Buyer
Bought this for a Christmas gift. Arrived safely and on time. The pitcher is lovely and good quality.
connie pitanza from staten island NY
I like your products very much. Been collecting Italla items for more than 40 years and I own several Aalto vases.
a conversation piece
Kasia from New Haven, CT – Verified Buyer
this piece if beautifully designed, highly functional. and a pleasure to handle.
Heidi from Canada
I bought this as a gift and the recipient was very happy, she is familiar with the brand, however. I was very pleased with how well it was packaged. The fine glass was in one piece.