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Tapio Wirkkala
(Finland, 1915-1985)
Tapio wirkkala, a sculpture, marked 'tapio wirkkala finland 4/20'. kultakeskus, 1975.
Tapio wirkkala, a sculpture, marked 'tapio wirkkala finland 4/20'. kultakeskus, 1975.
Tapio wirkkala, a sculpture, marked 'tapio wirkkala finland 4/20'. kultakeskus, 1975.
Tapio wirkkala, a sculpture, marked 'tapio wirkkala finland 4/20'. kultakeskus, 1975.
Tapio wirkkala, a sculpture, marked 'tapio wirkkala finland 4/20'. kultakeskus, 1975.
Tapio wirkkala, a sculpture, marked 'tapio wirkkala finland 4/20'. kultakeskus, 1975.
Tapio wirkkala, a sculpture, marked 'tapio wirkkala finland 4/20'. kultakeskus, 1975.

Tapio Wirkkala, a sculpture, marked 'Tapio Wirkkala Finland 4/20'. Kultakeskus, 1975.

Bird. Cast bronze on a glass base. Length of the bird 36 cm, total height base included 45 cm.

A crack at the bottom of the glass base. The other screw slightly loosened.

Droit de suite: Yes
Location:
Provenance

Goldsmith Olavi Nupponen's family.
The sculpture was bought by Olavi Nupponen at Kultakeskus during the latter half of the 1970s.

Literature

A photo of the bird theme bronze sculpture is included in the article 'Eyes in the fingertips', Finnair "Blue Wings" magazine, April - June 1983, page 30.

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Estimate
10 000 - 12 000 EUR
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Bidhistory (21 bids)
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Oct 25, 2020 3:36 PM
10 300 EUR
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Oct 25, 2020 3:36 PM
10 100 EUR
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Oct 25, 2020 3:35 PM
9 900 EUR
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Oct 25, 2020 3:33 PM
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