Sculpture designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Kultakeskus Oy,
Finland. 1960s.

Aluminium and glass.

Tapio Wirkkala made a range of charming bird sculptures, often depicting snipes. This version is the larger one of two and was made in cast aluminium or bronze. It was produced by the company Kultakeskus Oy which supplies precious Finnish metal products, and the glass base was made by Iittala.

Wirkkala was one of Finland’s most versatile and cherished artists and designers; he was continuously inspired by nature.

H: 26.5 cm / 10 1/2"
W: 33 cm / 1' 1"
D: 17 cm / 6 1/2"

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