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Fine Porcelain Tall Oval Shaped Vase — Modern floral design on white ground. Signed: Rosenthal, studio-line, GERMANY, T. Wirkkala, 3091/24,
design: Tapio Wirkkala (Finnish, 1915-1985) Artist Signature on Bottom, h: 9.5" x w: 4.25" x d: 3.25", 1 lb. 7.4 oz. EXCELLENT CONDITION. NO CHIPS. NO CRACKS. NO SCRATCHES.
The Finnish designer Tapio Wirkkala studied sculpture in Helsinki at the Central School of Industrial Design (Taideteollinen Korkeakoulu) from 1933 until 1936. He worked as both a sculptor and graphic designer but primarily as an industrial designer. Tapio Wirkkala became famous for his organic vase designs, which look like sculpture and recall flower calyces or mushroom forms. From 1951 to 1954 Tapio Wirkkala was artistic director of the Central School of Industrial Design in Helsinki.
Tapio Wirkkala also designed glass for Venini. For Rosenthal Tapio Wirkkala designed a great many dishes and vases. Tapio Wirkkala received numerous international awards for his work.
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Rosenthal Studio Line By Finnish Artist Tapio Wirkkala Tall Oval Shaped Vase, 1950s, German — Mid Century
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