Tapio Wirkkala for Kultakeskus OY, "Full Moon" Necklace - Modernist
Tapio Wirkkala for Kultakeskus OY, modernist "Full Moon" necklace. This piece is made out of Sterling Silver with a wonderful textural design. A sensational piece that is a work of wearable art.
This piece is a contemporary production piece.
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.
The pendant measures 2" in circumference The chain measures approx. 20" in total length. Fully Hallmarked "Kultakeskus OY Lion, 830" Good vintage condition with surface wear and patina appropriate to age.