Timo Sarpaneva - blue and white opal glass art-object "Blues" - Iittala, Finland 1985

Artist

Timo Sarpaneva (Helsinki, Finland 1926 – Helsinki, Finland 2006) was an influential Finnish designer, sculptor, and educator best known in the art world for innovative work in glass.

While glass remained his most commonly addressed medium, he worked with metal, wood, textiles, and porcelain (china).

His work was among the key components that helped to launch Finland's reputation as a trailblazer of design.

Recipient of many rewards, among others: The Luning prize (1956), Grand Prix Triennale di Milan (1954, 1957) and Gold medal, Concorso Internazionale della Ceramica d'Arte Contemporanea, Faenza (1976).

Description

Large blue and white opal, turned-mould blown, base cut glass art-object "Blues", model 32567.

Designed by Timo Sarpaneva in 1985 and executed in the same year by Iittala glasswork in Finland.

This art-object is fully signed in diamondpen: Timo Sarpaneva - Iittala. part of a limited edition of 1985 pieces, numbered: 15/1985. Still bears the original Iittala label.

 

Price including VAT: € 599

Execution

Iittala glassworks, Finland 1985

Condition

This art-object is in good condition, some minor scratches underneath the bases consistent with age and use. No Cracks or chips.

Marked

This art-object is fully signed in diamondpen: Timo Sarpaneva - Iittala. part of a limited edition of 1985 pieces, numbered: 15/1985. Still bears the original Iittala label.

Literature

Marianne Aav (ed.), Timo Sarpaneva - Collection, p. 95

Dimensions

H. 21 cm

Diam. 23 cm

Scroll naar top