Birds by Toikka – Black Phoebe – FinnFest 2012 Special Edition. Extremely rare, and almost impossible to find outside of specialist dealers. Designed to celebrate the annual festival of Finnish-American/Finnish culture and heritage, the 2012 FinnFest bird is the Black Phoebe, a small black-and-white flycatcher of the Southwest. Easily recognized by a characteristic tail-wagging motion, the black phoebe can often be found around people in nature. Dark black-brown glass is peppered with a soft grey along the breast of the bird, while the cloudy white underbelly is infused with blue. It was only available in 2012 in the USA to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Toikka birds. Each individually mouth blown and hand crafted by the skilled craftsmen at the Nuutajärvi, Finland glassworks. 6″ L x 3.5″ H. Each limited-edition bird figurine is engraved with “FinnFest 2012″. Toikka Nuutajärvi, FinnFest 2012. SPECIAL FEATURES: Limited Edition, FinnFest Bird. The item “Iittala toikka bird Black Phoebe Mustafiivi (Finn Fest 2012)” is in sale since Saturday, May 05, 2018. This item is in the category “Pottery, Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Scandinavian”. The seller is “glabrezu” and is located in Northcote. This item can be shipped to Australia, United States, Canada, New Zealand.
- Subject/Theme: Bird
- Brand: Iittala
- Features: Hand Painted
- Glassmaking Technique: Hand Blown
- Country/Region of Origin: Finland
- Original/Reproduction: Contemporary Original