Tapio Wirkkala Vase


Designer: Tapio Wirkkala

Manufacturer: Rosenthal

Materials: Silk matte porcelain with glazed interior

Country of Origin: Germany

Date: 1960s

Dimensions: 7.25”H x 5.25”W x 3.75”D 

Condition: Excellent        

Tapio Wirkkala worked with Rosenthal AG in Germany for decades beginning in 1956, producing 15 porcelain tableware services and over 200 different objects. This vase with its ruched top edge, heart shaped opening, silky surface, and voluptuous form is at once sensual and menacing.