Tag Archives: Iittala

Iittala UItima Thule Tapio Wirkkala Finland Glassware

14 Oct

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I will have a great selection of Iittala Glassware which will be available at the Ottawa Antique & Vintage Market being held at the Fieldhouse at Carleton University, Bronson Ave & Sunnyside Ave. Ottawa ON.  The show will be held on Oct 17th and 18th, 2015.  Open Sat from 10 to 5 and Sunday from 10 to 4.

The above photos show some Cocktail, Old Fashioned, Double Old Fashioned, Highball and Beer Mugs in the Ultima Thule pattern designed by Tapio Wirkkala in Finland.

They date from the 1960’s and are in excellent condition.

They will only be available for sale at the show, not before.  Priced in groups of 6 but I will be open to selling glasses individually if requested.

Check out  the web site Ottawaantiqueandvintagemarket.ca for further information on the upcoming show at Carleton University.

Please note all these glasses are now SOLD!!

 

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Iittala Ultima Thule Footed Cordials by Tapio Wirkkala, Finland

25 Feb

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These are 2 1/2″ footed cordials made by IIttala, Finland in the Ultima Thule pattern, designed by Tapio Wirkkala.   They date to the 1960’s.

I found the following information about the designer on Iittala.com

Tapio Wirkkala 1968

Inspired by the melting ice in Lapland, Wirkkala originally created the surface in the 1960s after carving into a graphic mould. An exclusive design reflecting the thousands of hours spent perfecting the glass-blowing technique required to produce the effect. The patterns gradually change as the glass burns the surface of the wooden moulds.

Please Note: these glasses are now SOLD!!