Nordic and International Design at Bukowskis, Helsinki

17 Apr 2021

Bukowskis, Helsinki presents the online auction Nordic Design Sale. The sale features more than 300 sought-after design objects by Nordic and international designers. Highlights include a selection of stunning lightings by Paavo Tynell, a rare glass vase by Fulvio Bianconi, an armchair by Alvar Aalto and Otto Korhonen, and a colorful selection of ceramics by Birger Kaipiainen, Rut Bryk and Kyllikki Salmenhaara.

Auction: 9 - 25 April, online
Opening hours: Monday - Tuesday 1pm - 5pm | Wednesday 1pm - 6pm | Thursday - Friday 1pm - 5pm



SELECTED AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS


Left: Fulvio Bianconi - Vase 'A Macchie', model 4321, signed Venini Murano Italia. Ca. 1950; Right: Timo Sarpaneva - A 'Liber Mundi' sculpture

Fulvio Bianconi (1915-1996) - Vase 'A Macchie', model 4321, signed Venini Murano Italia. Ca. 1950
Transparent crystal glass with abstract patches on opposite sides. Height 21 cm, width 11 cm, depth 7.8 cm. Acid signed on three lines. See Price Estimate...

Timo Sarpaneva (1926-2006) - A 'Liber Mundi' sculpture
Signed Timo Sarpaneva Studio Pino Signoretto, Murano. 2000. Brown toned and clear crystal. Height 33 cm. Width 22 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Jun Kaneko - A stoneware decorative dish signed Kaneko Arabia; Right: Fujiwo Ishimoto - A stoneware relief signed Ishimoto Arabia

Jun Kaneko (Born 1942) - A stoneware decorative dish signed Kaneko Arabia
Partly glazed decoration. Dimensions 60x50 cm. See Price Estimate...

Fujiwo Ishimoto (Born 1941) - A stoneware relief signed Ishimoto Arabia
Multiclolured glaze. Dimensions 32x41 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Birger Kaipiainen - A decorative plate signed Kaipiainen Arabia; Right: Birger Kaipiainen - A stoneware decorative bowl signed Kaipiainen Arabia

Birger Kaipiainen (1915-1988) - A decorative plate signed Kaipiainen Arabia
Stoneware. Iridescent glaze with fruits and flowers. Diameter 26 cm. See Price Estimate...

Birger Kaipiainen (1915-1988) - A stoneware decorative bowl signed Kaipiainen Arabia
Iridescent glaze with ceramic beads and flowers. Diameter 66 cm. Height 12 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - A 'Barcelona' chair for Knoll; Right: Alvar Aalto and Otto Korhonena late 1920's '50101' armchair for O.Y. Huonekalu- ja Rakennustyötehdas A.B.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) - A 'Barcelona' chair for Knoll
Chromed steel base. Loose cushions with brown leather upholstery. See Price Estimate...

Alvar Aalto and Otto Korhonena late 1920's '50101' armchair for O.Y. Huonekalu- ja Rakennustyötehdas A.B.
Black painted moulded plywood and solid birch. Original cushion. Width 48 cm. Height to seat 42 cm. Total height 83 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Hans J Wegner - Six 1950s armchairs, "The Round Chair", Johannes Hansen, Denmark; Right: Matti Martikka - Matti Martikka, a 1950's rocking chair

Hans J Wegner (1914-2007) - Six 1950s armchairs, "The Round Chair", Johannes Hansen, Denmark
Teak frame, seats with cane webbing. Height to seat 43 cm. Width 63 cm, height 77 cm. Manufacturer's stamp Johannes Hansen Copenhagen Denmark. See Price Estimate...

Matti Martikka (1916-1992) - Matti Martikka, a 1950's rocking chair
Hand-carved pine. Adjustable armrest on the right or left side. Width 77 cm. Height to seat c. 50 cm. Total height 109 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Mikko T. Pyykönen - 'Laputa', a music box in sterling silver, 2018. Unique; Right: Tapio Wirkkala - A 'Sandpiper' sculpture

Mikko T. Pyykönen - 'Laputa', a music box in sterling silver, 2018. Unique
Leaves in silver and in gilt silver. Rotating tree, engraved motifs from Hayao Miyazaki's film "Castle in the Sky" (Tenkū no Shiro Rapyuta, 1986), Studio Ghibli Co Ltd. The theme song playing in the music box, "Kimi o Nosete/ Carrying You", is composed by Joe Hisaishi. The mechanism inside in goldtone hardware marked Yongsheng. Height 16,5 cm, box length 7.6 cm, width 5.7 cm. Total weight ca. 507 g. See Price Estimate...

Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) - A 'Sandpiper' sculpture
Stamped Kultakeskus Oy Made in Finland Design: Tapio Wirkkala. Bronze and glass. Height 16 cm, length 18 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Alvar Aalto - A '9750' vase Karhula Glassworks; Right: Alvar Aalto - A '9748' dish for Karhula Glassworks in production 1937-1949

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) - A '9750' vase Karhula Glassworks
In production 1937-1949. Finland. Green glass, blown in a wooden mould. Height c. 14 cm. See Price Estimate...

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) - A '9748' dish for Karhula Glassworks in production 1937-1949
Amber tinted glass, blown in a wooden mould. Length 38 cm. Height 5 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Kyllikki Salmenhaara - Kyllikki Salmenhaara; Right: Kaj Franck - A 'Prisma' vase

Kyllikki Salmenhaara (1915-1981) - Kyllikki Salmenhaara
Astonware vase signed KS Arabia. Height 26.5 cm. See Price Estimate...

Kaj Franck (1911-1989) - A 'Prisma' vase
Multicoloured cut glass. Height 21 cm. Signed K Franck Nuutajärvi Notsjö -62. See Price Estimate...

Left: Oiva Toikka - A Jubilee cube, 'Suomi 90 Finland'; Right: Timo Sarpaneva - A 'Black bird' sculpture

Oiva Toikka (1931-2019) - A Jubilee cube, 'Suomi 90 Finland'
Signed Oiva Toikka Nuutajärvi 2007 numbered 95/150. A coloured glass formation cast in clear glass. Sides cut. Height 20 cm. See Price Estimate...

Timo Sarpaneva (1926-2006) - A 'Black bird' sculpture
Signed Timo Sarpaneva 1997. Nuutajärvi glass factory. Multicoloured glass. Length 27 cm. Height 15 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Paavo Tynell - A pair of mid-20th-century '9029/6' chandeliers for Taito, Finland; Right: Paavo Tynell - A pair of mid-20th-century '9029/4' chandeliers for Taito, Finland

Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) - A pair of mid-20th-century '9029/6' chandeliers for Taito, Finland
Six light chandeliers. Polished brass, glass shades and leaf decorations. Manufacturer's mark. Height 90 cm. Total diameter circa 100 cm. See Price Estimate...

Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) - A pair of mid-20th-century '9029/4' chandeliers for Taito, Finland
Four-light chandeliers. Polished brass, glass shades and leaf decorations. Manufacturer's mark. Height 82 cm. Total diameter circa 70 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Alvar Aalto - A pendant lamp A332, 'Beehive' for Valaistustyö; Right: Paavo Tynell - A mid-20th-century wall light for Taito

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) - A pendant lamp A332, 'Beehive' for Valaistustyö
White painted metal shade and brass fittings, stamped Valaistustyö A332. Height 35 cm. See Price Estimate...

Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) - A mid-20th-century wall light for Taito
Brass. Shell shaped shade. Diameter 22 cm. Depth 14 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Björn Weckström (Born 1935) - An 18K gold bracelet "Technotitlan". Lapponia 1969; Right: Helky Juvonen - A 14K gold bracelet. Westerback, Helsinki 1972

Björn Weckström (Born 1935) - An 18K gold bracelet "Technotitlan". Lapponia 1969
Length 17.5 cm. Width 21-29 mm. Weight 124,7 g. See Price Estimate...

Helky Juvonen - A 14K gold bracelet. Westerback, Helsinki 1972
Length 18 cm. Width 5-28 mm. Weight 35.3 g. With original case. See Price Estimate...

Left: Rut Bryk - A 1980's 'Window' relief (white glazing); Right: Rut Bryk - A 1980's 'Window' relief (black glazing)

Rut Bryk (1916-1999) - A 1980's 'Window' relief (white glazing)
Tile composition. Faience with white glazing. Signed Rut Bryk. Dimensions 24x24 cm. See Price Estimate...

Rut Bryk (1916-1999) - A 1980's 'Window' relief (black glazing)
Tile composition. Faience with black glazing. Signed Rut Bryk. Dimensions 24x24 cm. See Price Estimate...



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