|Product Type: Figurine||Style: Contemporary|
|Theme: Animal||Subject: Bird|
|Finish: Blue||Hand-Made: Yes|
|Distressed: No||Primary Material: Glass|
|Number of Items Included: 1||Weather Resistant: Yes|
|Water Resistant: Yes||Oversized: No|
|Plays Music: No||Age Group: Adult|
|Commercial Use: Yes||Outdoor Use: Yes|
|Country of Manufacture: Finland|
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Ingrid from Chapel Hill, NC– Verified Buyer
i haven't bought a toikka bird in years. this one is lighter than i remember them. brilliant blue, timeless scandinavian design.
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Margaret from New Rochelle, NY– Verified Buyer
Another beautifully constructed bird. It reminds me of my dad's home in Estonia. It too sits on my kitchen window and brightens my day.
Valued Customer from Florida
About the Designer
Oiva Toikka Finland
Professor Oiva Toikka is one of the greatest names in Finnish glass. His imaginative, rich and bold glass art deviates from the streamlined aesthetic of Nordic design. He has worked in the performing arts for as long as he has in glass. The Birds collection is Toikka's best-known work. He has enjoyed an international career and received numerous awards, among them Lunning Prize, Pro Finlandia Medal, World Glass Now 85 Award, Kaj Franck Design Prize and the Prince Eugen Medal. The Kastehelmi range of glassware that Toikka originally designed in 1964 was also the outcome of a technical challenge. To celebrate Toikka's 50th, Iittala reintroduced a selection of the most popular pieces in the range in year 2010. The idea of using droplets of glass as decoration came to Toikka when he was thinking of ways of covering the joint marks left on the surface of pressed glass pieces by the production process.
OUR SKU # IIT1462Birds by Toikka Figurine is also sometimes listed under the following manufacturer numbers: BR001458