Rare Pendant-Necklace "Cow's Head" ("Lehmän Pää"), Tapio Wirkkala

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Rare pendant-necklace "Cow´s Head" (Finnish transl "Lehmän Pää") by Finnish designer Tapio Wirkkala.

Helsinki, Finland ca. 1971
Designed in 1966 and made to order by jewelry maker Nils Westerback

Material hand hammered 14K gold. Only few examples ever made.

Impressed with following: Maker´s initials NW, Finnish assay mark, Helsinki city mark, gold purity mark 585 {14K} and year mark S7 {1971}

Literature: Tapio Wirkkala - Eye, Hand & Thought (Aav, Viljanen, D´Alton), pg.370.