Tapio Wirkkala, Set of Silver Pitchers and Cups, 18 Pieces, Finland 1970s

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Tapio Wirkkala.

Set of silver pitchers and cups, 18 pieces.

Kultakeskus Oy, Hämeenlinna, Finland. Marked with makers mark, Finnish assay mark, 925H, Hämeenlinna town mark, year marks T7 respective A8 (1872-1978), KÄSITYÖ (handcraft) and designer's initials TW.
Silver (purity 925).
Measures: Height 25.0 cm (pitcher), 7.5 cm (mug), width 11.5 (pitcher), 7.6 cm (mug).

A large set of handmade silver pitchers (jugs) and cups by Tapio Wirkkala. Designed in 1962-1963 and made to order 1972-1978 by Kultakeskus Oy, Hämeenlinna, Finland. Originally designed to use for punch or similar cocktail service.
Contains two pitchers and 16 cups. Material solid silver with hand-hammered finish.

Literature: Tapio Wirkkala: Eye, Hand & Thought (Aav, Viljanen, D´Alton), pg.365.