It is mostly white, but has soft beige cafe au lait streaks and spots. Add to cart add to cart add to cart add to cart add to cart. Along with his glassware designs, toikka is best known after 1973 for his designs for the iittala glass birds series. Birds by toikka book 19722009 toikan linnut wsoy 2008 new.
May 26, 2015 these amazing mouth blown birds by iittala are unique and collectable, each one is individual as they are handmade so you know yours will be very special. His wonderful artistic abilities, expertise, and knowledge of glass has made it possible to create small miracles of life, sought after by collectors all over the world. Toikkas individual style is also evident in the utility objects he creates as they often deviate from the traditional cleanlined puritanism of finnish design aesthetics. He grew up in a farm and was influenced by the rich history of the area. Hailing from viipuri, oiva toikka is a legend of finnish glass art. The book covers more than 60 years of joyous, colorful, and. See more ideas about glass art, glass birds and long eared owl. Best known for his birds collection for iittala, he brings mouthblown glass creations to life. Oiva toikka sauce urogallo riekko cristal pajaro firmado nuutajarvi. Medium size glass bird by oiva toikka pro arte vitrea collection riekko willow grouse can be seen in the book birds by toikka page 19.
Toikka bird iittala white riekko willow grouse signed sticker. Oiva toikka 1997 brilliant barn owl riihipollo glass bird 1. This bird was specially made for the city of vantaa employees. Oiva toikka was known for his imaginative, rich and bold glass art that is appreciated around the world. Birds by toikka is a must for collectors and lovers of oiva toikka vogels. Crystal art glass birds are one of the fastestgrowing collectibles. See more ideas about glass birds, birds and glass art.
Oiva toikka nordic design, scandinavian design, glass birds, feathers, glass art. Medium size pro arte vitrea collection can be seen in the book birds by toikka page 19. Oiva toikka glass small loon nuutajarvi finland glass bird for iittala perfect. This specific design was introduced in 1981 according to the birds by toikka book werner soderstrom osakeytio helsinki 2008 page 19.
Sep 24, 2018 this toikka bird is a willow grouse riekko, in finnish or schneehuhn, in german from the birds by toikka collection. Timo sarpaneva, tapio wirkkala and kaj franck the acknowledged arbiters of modernism sought clarity in forms that were as timeless, organic and cool as scandinavian nature, their main source of inspiration. Oiva toikka willow grouse riekko glass bird signed nuutajarvi iittala finland. His imaginative, rich and bold glass art deviates from the streamlined aesthetic of nordic design. Oiva toikka nuutajarvi iittala arctic tern annual bird 2000 arctic tern. Oiva toikka 1981 willow grouse riekko glass bird 1. Oiva toikka nuutajarvi riekko willow grouse catawiki. For more than 50 years, oiva toikka has created the toikka birds collection for iittala. Artist oiva toikka of finland, renders the beauty of nature in captivating toikka crystal birds. Oiva toikka is an art director and costume designer, known for myrsky 1987 and oiva, poyta ja kaj franck 2012. Throughout his fiftyplus year career, toikka worked as a designer for arabia ltd. The contents are grouped by category, and include his eggs and glass cubes in addition to special and limited edition birds. Toikkas individual style is seen in every finnish glass bird he creates, often deviating from the traditional cleanlined puritanism of finnish design aesthetics.
Iittala oiva toikka annual cube 2003 new arrivals 7. Birds by toikka willow grouse riekko 110 x 150 mm iittala. Oiva toikka toika bird book for more than 50 years, oiva toikka has created the toikka birds collection for iittala. His wonderful artistic abilities, expertise, and knowledge of glass has made it possible to create small miracles of life, sought after by collectors all over the wor. Oiva toikka is a finnish artist of immense creative talent, vision and versatility, the creator of elaborate compositions and installations 15. For over 35 years, oiva toikka has created the birds collection. Body,white with irregular brown and beige spots on textured surface head clear fully signed very dificult to see and get on photo o. Oiva toikkas brilliant barn owl riihipollo with rounded form, mottled brown. Master glassblowers create these collectible works of art by hand, making each iittala toikka bird unique. His imaginative, rich and bold glass art departs from the mainstream of nordic design. Oiva toikka 19312019 was a finnish glass artist who became known worldwide for his collection of glass birds designed for iittala. Birds by toikka are all designed by glass artist oiva toikka, complete with full color photographs and descriptions in both finnish and english.
Sort through the hundreds of toikka birds using our color, year, size, and special feature filters to find whatever youre looking for. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. See more ideas about glass art, glass and glass birds. Oiva toikka has been an artistdesigner with iittalas arabia and nuutajarvi divisions for half a century. Oiva toikka 19312019 is one of the great personas of finnish glass design.
Readers will also learn how oiva toikka went from an art professor in lapland, finland, to worldrenowned, awardwinner designer. Glass as an art medium is enjoying a resurgence of popularity and bird. This bird is produced from 1981 and until today the bird is one of the first designs and has become very popular color. This toikka bird is a willow grouse riekko, in finnish or schneehuhn, in german from the birds by toikka collection. His iconic collection of birds by toikka first took flight back in 1972 with the creation of his small glass flycatchers. The general public knows him from the birds of the nuutajarvi glass factory, that have been in production for 30 years this year. Birds by toikka book catalogs all of glass artist oiva toikkas bird collection, complete with full color photographs and descriptions in both finnish and english up until 2009. Nuutajarvi willow grouse riekko 1793 signed oiva toikka original. The gentle humor of birds by toikka professor oiva toikka is one of the great personas of finnish glass, and truly an original glass artist. May 12, 2020 lollipop isle was a favourite theme of the finnish designer oiva toikka. Oiva toikka born in karelia 1931 is a highly respected finnish glass designer. Oiva toikka glass from iittala and nuutajarvi mother sweden. Combining his passion for nature and blown glass art, each bird is unique down to the minute detail. This is a willow grouse riekko, in finnish or schneehuhn, in german from the birds by toikka collection.
Oiva toikka, glass sculpture, kiisla, nuutajarvi notsjo, iittala, signerad. Oiva toikka was renowned for his designs for glassware for the finnish design company iittala. About oiva toikka oiva toikka is one of the great personas of finnish glass design. Body,white with irregular brown and beige spots on textured surface head clear fully signed o toikka nuutajarvi with iittala sticker, bought 1993, the number 8 is from my private. You can find the bird on page 151 in the book birds by toikka. This bird is an excellent example why toikka birds are highly sought after and cherished. Toikkas birds are handmade in nuutajarvi, a glassmaking village in finland that is two hundred years old.
This extensive guide of oiva toikkas artistry was published in 2019 by the finnish glass museum. Iittala oiva toikka, art glass bird, sinikki, excellent ebay. Oiva toikkas boundless inspiration and imagination find expression in his glass birds. The perfect item for a toikka bird collector, this book is a beautiful and useful guide to his many imaginative birds.
Oiva toikka born 1931 is one of finlands most noted glass designers and artists, who has studied and masters his material in a varied and unprejudiced way. Birds by toikka glass birds, iittala birds, toikka birds. Annual cube 2003 signed and numbered will be delivered without the original packaging oiva toikka book page 157 measurements. Tyoskennellyt 1990luvulla myos rorstrandin posliinitehtaassa. Oiva toikka one, if not the most recognizable names in finnish glass design, oiva toikkas boundless imagination has taken glass art to new heights. His imaginative, rich and bold glass art is a departure from mainstream nordic design. Toikka bird iittala white riekko willow grouse signed. Oiva toikka stands apart from the group who had created the golden age of finnish design in the postwar years. Oiva toikka was born in viipurin maalaiskunta, the rural municipality surrounding thenfinnish vyborg, now part of russia. Oiva toikka 2019 book in oivas wonderland mother sweden. Tyoskenteli arabiassa 19561959 seka 1990luvulla tuotantoa. Professor oiva toikka is one of the greatest names in finnish glass.
Oiva toikka willow grouse riekko glass bird signed. Finnish design pioneer oiva toikka s iconic collection of iittala glass birds first took flight in 1972. Birds by toikka, riekko, iittala lintu, lasitaide, kunst. He has enjoyed an international career and received numerous awards, among them lunning prize, pro. Oivan ihmemaasa in oivas wonderland book finnish books. Iittalas bird by toikka crow has a sophisticated design with a rich blackcolored body and bluestriped collar. Sinikki bird by oiva toikka glass design iittala finland. Oiva toikka is one of the greatest names in finnish design. He is also famous for his unique glass sculptures, which have been exhibited at galerie forsblom and other institutions both in finland and abroad. Birds by toikka book birds by toikka catalogs all of glass artist oiva toikkas bird collection, complete with full color photogaphs and.
Many of toikkas fans know him as the creator of iittalas birds by toikka series of glass birds. Oiva toikka willow grouse riekko glass bird signed nuutajarvi iittala finland this is a willow grouse riekko, in finnish or schneehuhn, in german from the birds by toikka collection. Most birds 19722009 are described in this book by means of a coloured picture with a short description in both finnish and english. The collection embodies a rich fusion of glassmaking traditions and would not have been possible without toikkas handsonapproach at the glassworks and his keen. Now there is a wonderful book to learn about the artist and to revel in his progeny. He has worked in the performing arts for as long as he has in glass. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Oiva toikka iittala annual bird 2019 vuono 240 x 150mm. This piece, chosen from an exhibition of finnish arts and crafts held in london in 1969, seems to be one of the earliest examples.174 1548 131 175 644 54 181 49 1045 974 101 609 492 538 1151 793 1206 260 733 1117 1145 1165 813 841 1295 523 38 194 1397