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Tapio Wirkkala

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Born 1915 Hanko, Finland

Died 1985 Helsinki, Finland

 

Biography

Tapio Wirkkala, was a Finnish designer and sculptor whose work made him a major figure of post-war design.  Wirkkala spent time in the United States as a visiting artist.

 

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Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Oblong Vase
Date: Designed in 1971
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Slip Cast
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.457, gift of The American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.457, gift of The American Ceramic Society

Citation: Lange, Hanna. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 4, 2022. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/wirkkala