Rosenthal Studio Linie Porcelain Noir vase by Tapio Wirkkala, produced in 1963.
Matte glazed exterior, and high-glazed interior.
Designed by Tapio Wirkkala for the Rosenthal Studio Linie in 1963.
Fully marked, including the original Studio Linie logo. The studio was created in 1960, to exclusively work with artists and designers.
Tapio Wirkkala, is a powerful spirit in Scandinavian design - his career covers graphic design, including design of album covers; to avant-garde glass making.
He was influential in art education too taking up the directorship of the Central School of Arts and Crafts, in Finland, in 1951.
This vase (in white) can be seen on the MOMA, New York, website as part of their collection: