"Timo Sarpaneva Iittala Finland "bird's Beak" Glass Vase 1957"Timo Sarpaneva bottle vase edited by the art glassworks Iittala (Finland), neck in the shape of a bird's beak, in transparent purple blown glass, dated 1957.
Diameter 9cm at the foot
Signature engraved below Timo Sarpaneva Iittala 57
About ... TIMO SARPANEVA (1926-2006) Born in 1926 in Helsinki (Finland), he studied at the Higher School of Applied Arts. From 1950, he became designer and artistic advisor for Iittala and many factories, working with different materials: ceramics, wood, metal, textiles and glass. He won numerous distinctions and participated in the largest world exhibitions devoted to the art of glass.