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.
|Product Type: Old Fashioned Glasses||Material: Crystal|
|Capacity: Less than 8 oz||Service Size: 2|
|Function: Barware||Color: Clear|
|Dishwasher Safe: Yes||Country of Manufacture: Finland|
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Christina from Brooklyn, NY– Verified Buyer
These really are great glasses. I have another Thule set (the highball 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. The texture against your hands is also very good, so it doesn't feel like it will slip. Totally worth the investment.
glassware sculptured from ice
Clif from Dallas, TX– Verified Buyer
Barware makes an icy presentation such that every drink looks more appealing.
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