Designed by Finnish artist Oiva Toikka, iittala's Summer Grouse is truly unique. A raised, dark-colored spiral that begins at the top of its head and ends at the base of its body creates a textured and ornamental plumage of orange, yellow, and grey. The bird is a tear-dropped shape, with a small head, delicate beak, and pointed tail. Similar to the limited-edition Sleeping Summer Grouse, but smaller, this lovely, hand-blown creation is truly stunning.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