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: Red wine glass||Style: Classic|
|Color: Clear||Primary Material: Lead Free Crystal|
|Number of Items Included: 2||Pieces Included: 2 Glasses|
|Glass/Crystal Component: Yes||Gift Box Included: Yes|
|Number of Glasses In Set: 2||Dishwasher Safe: Yes|
|Capacity: 7.8 Ounces||Country of Manufacture: Finland|
Awesome quality and unique design!
molly from renton, WA– Verified Buyer
These glasses are a great weight and conversation piece. Perfect for red wines and sherry! The only thing I would change about them is the stem - I wish it was a bit longer.
Anna from Highland Park, IL– Verified Buyer
I love these smWayfair. They have a nice weight to them and a little sparkle. Perfect also for your morning glass of juice.
Billie Doyle from Blaine, WA– Verified Buyer
I love the design of this red wine glass. There also good for sipping tequila. They are a different type of glass for wine, we enjoyed..
Valued Customer from California