Sky Curlew might be Toikka's ultimate expression of the lightness of birds. Its shape--long thin beak to its extended narrow tail--and its colors--silvery lustre on soft baby blue--creates a bird which seems as light as the sky itself.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
Bought this for a wedding gift for a Finland lover.
March 24, 2018
Got 2 birds and they are beautiful!
December 20, 2014
This figurine is gorgeous.
The sky curlew by Toikka is stunning. You will not be disappointed with your purchase of this or any of the other quality products from Finland available at Finnstyle. And quick delivery too. Very pleased with everything I have purchased.