Rare Tapio Wirkkala Earrings - Omena - Modernist - 1970's

Rare Tapio Wirkkala Earrings - Omena - Modernist - 1970's

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Rare Tapio Wirkkala earrings in the Omena design.  Hammered sterling silver in a subtle apple design.  A sensational piece that is a work of wearable art. 

Circa 1975.

Tapio Veli Ilmari Wirkkala (2 June 1915 – 19 May 1985) was a Finnish designer and sculptor, a major figure of post-war design. His work ranges from plastic ketchup bottles and metalware to glass, ceramics and plywood in a range of styles.  His range was immense, designing glassware, stoneware, jewelry, and furniture for mass production, as well as individual sculptures in several media.

Measures approx. 1.5" long x 0.9" wide
Fully Hallmarked "Kultakeskus Oy, 925, TW"  
Good vintage condition with surface wear and patina appropriate to age. 


Materials: Sterling Silver
Only 1 available