Vase

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Object Name: 
Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
58.3.45
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.2 cm; Rim Diam (max): 6.2 cm; Base Diam (max): 3.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1957
Primary Description: 
Colorless and blue tinted glasses; blown. Ovoid shape tapers to narrow cylindrical neck, which curves slightly to one side; beveled rim; interior blue tinted glass decoration cased in colorless; solid colorless base with beveled edge; flat polished base signed in upper case block letters "TAPIO WIRKKALA - IITTALA - 57".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jensen, Georg, Source
1958
Technique: 
Inscription: 
TAPIO WIRKKALA - LITTALA - 57
Signature
Scratch engraved on the base in upper case block letters
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-09-22 through 2004-03-01
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2004-06-17 through 2004-10-03
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1959 through 1959
 
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 124, pl. 92; BIB# 27614
The Corning Glass Center (1958) illustrated, p. 21 (right); BIB# 26395