Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage

Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage

Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage
This Toikka Bird is a Willow Grouse (Riekko, in Finnish or Schneehuhn, in German) from the Birds by Toikka Collection. This specific design was introduced in 1981 (according to the Birds by Toikka book – Werner Söderström Osakeytiö – Helsinki – 2008 – page 19). It is mostly white, but has soft beige/ café au lait streaks and spots. The bird’s head is clear/ transparent. The bird is signed on the base O. Toikka Nuutajärvi” and has the characteristic Nuutajarvi silver and blue sticker on the side and the inscription “Nuutajarvi 1793 – Made in Finland. No chips, cracks, restoration or other flaws. Height: 130 mm/ 5′. Length: 150 mm/ 6′. Weight (unpacked): 502 g. It’s really a special item that will fit in perfectly in any decor, be it modernist, scandinavian, mid century modern, boho or other. It will be a great addition to your Toikka collection or the perfect item to get one started. Oiva Toikka’s birds were handmade in Nuutajärvi, a glass-making village in Finland. The creation of the birds demands great technical and artistic insight from the glassblowers. Each bird is unique, featuring its own distinctive colour variations. The item location is Lisbon, Portugal. I will send it worldwide well packed and safe. This listing is for 1 Toikka bird. 1931 is one of the great personas of Finnish glass design. His imaginative, rich and bold glass art is a departure from mainstream Nordic design. Toikkas individual style is also evident in the utility objects he creates as they often deviate from the traditional clean-lined puritanism of Finnish design aesthetics. In addition to glass, his artistic activities cover staging, fashion design and plastic interior design elements. Toikka has gained a solid international reputation throughout his prolific career, which dates back to the 1950s, having worked with well-known designers and artists both in Finland and abroad. He has won several prestigious awards including the Kaj Franck Design Prize and the Prince Eugen Medal. In 1993, Toikka was given the honorary title of Professor of the Arts by the state of Finland. Birds by Toikka, a series designed for Iittala combines the artists limitless imagination with his expertise in the characteristics of glass. The unique and colorful birds, which are all handmade, have become the passion of collectors worldwide. The item “Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage” is in sale since Sunday, September 2, 2018. This item is in the category “Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Scandinavian\Other Scandinavian Art Glass”. The seller is “sonicoutinh6″ and is located in Lisbon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Style: Mid-Century Modern
  • Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original
  • Features: Signed
  • Object Type: Figurine
  • Color: White
  • Glassmaking Technique: Hand Blown
  • Subject/Theme: Bird
  • Brand: Iittala
  • Country/Region of Origin: Finland

Toikka Bird Iittala White Riekko Willow Grouse Signed Sticker Art Glass Vintage

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