iittala "Ultima Thule" Glass Dessert Bowl. Sold individually; by Tapio Wirkkala, Finland
The dessert bowl's bottom looks like it is covered with ice, and it is perfect for berries. The "Ultima Thule" design emphasizes the distinct expressive power of Finnish glass. The forms imitate nature and gradually evolve as the molten glass burns the surface of the wooden molds. Diam 4.5 in. Design: Tapio Wirkkala, 1968. iittala, Finland. Set of four bowls.