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: Highball glass||Color: Clear|
|Primary Material: Crystal||Service Size: 2|
|Function: Barware||Dishwasher Safe: Yes|
|Capacity: 12.8 Ounces||Country of Manufacture: Finland|
Stephen from Cornelia, GA– Verified Buyer
Love the glasses! Sold them when I worked for Rosenthal Studio Haus many years ago and I always liked them. When I saw them on sale I decided to buy them. Ordering was easy and they shipped right away.
Christina from Brooklyn, NY– Verified Buyer
These really are great glasses. I have another Thule set (the smaller glasses as well) and everyone remarks on how lovely they are. Guests are especially impressed by the "feet" underneath the glasses, which are shaped to look like hanging icicles. Totally worth the investment.
Vivian from Houston, TX– Verified Buyer
The picture represents this unique glass well. It has an art like appearance. Practically speaking, I like that condensate doesn't drip off of it. I think it is a bit large for my grip.
Tracy from North Mankato, MN– Verified Buyer
These were purchased as a gift for my husband. When they arrived they were in a nice box and packed well. They arrived quickly. the glass is a good thickness & the design & feet are a unique touch.
Suzi from californnia– Verified Buyer
Love the glasses [...].
PJ from Fullerton, CA– Verified Buyer
These are the best glasses ever. They have little feet so that even when the glass is full of ice they do not need coasters underneath them. Never a mark on a table
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