Cheers! 2015 marks the 100th anniversary since Tapio Wirkkala’s birth, and this cordial set is the perfect commemoration and celebration of his life and works. The boxed set highlights four of his most notable designs throughout the decades: Tapio (1954), Ultima Thule (1968), Niva (1972) and Kaleva (1980). This piece of history will be a beautiful addition to any Wirkkala or iittala collection and will certainly be a conversation starter while enjoying schnapps with family and friend. It also make a great way to differentiate between each party’s glasses. Enjoy one of each miniature masterpiece or invest in multiple sets to acquire a fully stock the bar of each timeless design.
Tapio cordial measures: 3” x 1-3/4” Diameter (8 x 4 cm)
Ultima Thule cordial measures: 1-3/4” x 2” Diameter at rim (4 x 5 cm)
Niva cordial measures: 3” H x 1” Diameter at rim (8 x 3 cm)
Kaleva cordial measures: 4” H x 1-1/2” Diameter at rim (10 x 4 cm)
Price is for set of 4 glasses.
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