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DESIGNER: Oiva Toikka
LIMITED EDITION: Limited to 300
SIGNED: O. Toikka IITTALA FinnFest 2019
MEASUREMENTS: 8-1/2" L x 5-3/4" H (22 x 15 cm)
SPECIAL FEATURES: • FinnFest Bird • Limited Edition
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Exclusive and limited to only 300 pieces, the iittala FinnFest 2019 Bird is as rare of a treasure for Toikka collectors as it is in the wild. Only one out of every 1800 cardinals is partially white, due to a condition that causes a lack of melanin in their commonly crimson plumage. This fascinating phenomenon is captured with a white opal body and contrasted by a dark grey tail with a galaxy of dazzling, windswept markings. The tail also has a tortoise-shell texture to it that can be felt and seen when moved in the light. The beautiful bird has a gold-brown luster beak and a cranberry red head with the classic, cardinal crest as well as a grey stripe along its back. Home to many Northern cardinals, Detroit, Michigan was the hosting city of FinnFest 2019. Commemorate this special Finnish-American event with your own one-of-a-kind iittala bird, or gift the handcrafted and mouth-blown beauty this season. Among Toikka's final designs before his passing in April of 2019, this bird is especially meaningful for his fans and collectors.
Please note: As each is handcrafted and mouth-blown, your Toikka bird will be one-of-a-kind. Head shapes and tail patterns may vary from those pictured.
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December 27, 2020
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A very beautiful and special bird!
December 13, 2020
I really love this bird! It has a beautiful color combination, white, blue, and red!
A heavenly Cardinal
August 4, 2020
This glass Cardinal is a magnificent bird, my favorite one of my Finnish glass bird collection!
A little bigger than some of the other birds and fabulous.
Clifton Township, WI
December 29, 2019
This bird is a stunning color combination of the soft, gray stripe running down along the back of the pure white body into the deep sapphire blue iridescent tail that is topped off by the red accents on the head which is turned ever so slightly. I absolutely love it.
November 3, 2019
Very unique and very beautiful, this is a masterpiece!