The Oiva Toikka Cardinal will add a touch of flair and a splash of color to your collection or home. The brilliant Red Cardinal came about in large part because of American collectors' requests. This perfect addition to Toikka's line is crafted through a unique production process which gives more lustre to the glass.On the base of each individualized bird is acid-stamped the signature of the artist.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a Finn or fan of Finnish design that doesn’t recognize the iittala logo, designed by Timo Sarpaneva in 1956 and inspired by his “i-line” range. The logo serves as a symbol of quality craftsmanship, timeless design, and thoughtful functionality. Many collectors ... More iittala
One, if not the most recognizable names in Finnish glass design, Oiva Toikka’s boundless imagination has taken glass art to new heights. Best known for his Birds collection for iittala, he brings mouth-blown glass creations to life. Each one is hand-crafted so every piece is an original and... More Oiva Toikka
So glad that I finally found this on sale and ordered it. I love the size and personality of the bird and was surprised at the color - multiple reds and orange so that it fits perfectly into any warm or cool color scheme - although I should not be surprised - that kind of beauty is a hallmark of Scandinavian design - think Marimekko prints!
March 12, 2018
I received this beauty for Christmas this past year in memory of my Nana as she absolutely loved cardinals. Now I can look at this great piece of art and remember her. Because I love this piece so much, she'll be on display not only at Christmas time, but all year 'round.
Clifton Township, WI
December 10, 2016
Perfect Christmas decoration that complements my red amaryllis.
ConsThe box arrived torn and taped. Perhaps a slightly bigger box would have been better for the large size of this bird.