Oiva Toikka Toika Bird Book
Iittala Toika Bird Book
Designed by Oiva Toikka
Item #: ITBR034905
Discontinued / No Stock Remaining
  • Designer: Oiva Toikka
  • Item #: ITBR034905
  • Availability: Usually ships within 24 hours
  • Dimensions: 7" x 10" (177 mm x 254 mm )
  • Material: Paper and Ink
  • Country: Finland
  • 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 world. Each bird is individually mouth blown and thus unique, making it a gift that keeps on giving and inspiring each day.

    These birds are really small miracles, expressing mankind's stubborn joy in an artistic expression that will always find a way, and a material. We confess our admiration for Oiva Toikka, who over the last 50 years has created this wonderful collection of handmade mouth blown glass birds. His apparently limitless imagination, combined with a sophisticated knowledge of glass, has made it possible for him and his glass-blowers to create small miracles of life, collected and loved globally. Toikka's Birds are individually mouth blown and handmade in Finland by world renowned master glass-blowers and craftsmen, which makes each bird a unique and inspired work of art.

    California Proposition 65 Notice: The products we sell comply with FDA standards. California requires the following special notice. California's Proposition 65 entitles California consumers to special warnings for products that contain chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm if those products expose consumers to such chemicals above certain threshold levels. We care about your safety and hope that the information below helps with your buying decisions. Please contact us with any questions.
    WARNING: The following products contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
    -Lead: iittala Birds, iittala Origo Egg Cups
    -Cadmium: all red iittala glass products
    Oiva ToikkaOiva Toikka (1931 - 2019) is one of the greatest names in Nordic glassware. Toikka originally trained in ceramics and later moved to glassware. He designed the Kastehelmi Dewdrop dinnerware collection for Iittala in 1964. In 1973 he began making Iittala glass birds for which he has become world-renowned. Over the years Toikka worked in many other mediums, including textile design and as a stage and costume designer, and with the release of a new Iittala glass bird each year, Oiva Toikka has the reputation as a leader of Finnish glass and design.

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