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Iittala Birds by Toikka

Alder Trush blue annual bird 2024 210x135mm

Oiva Toikka created each Birds by Toikka glass bird in close cooperation with glassblowers, first at the Nuutajärvi glass factory and later at the Iittala glass factory. A real bird inspires each of these birds, but they embody Toikka's inexhaustible imagination and artistic approach to glass. The bird of the year 2024, Alder Trush, has a classic bird shape with attractive brown, blue and green feather decorations. The Bird of the Year is the perfect gift to commemorate the most important moments of the year or a unique addition to any collector's collection. Each bird is engraved with the year's mark. Available only until 2024.

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210 mm
135 mm
  • Manufactured at Iittala glass factory
  • Material: Mouthblown glass
  • Wipe with a soft, dry cloth
  • Made in Finland
Birds by Toikka

Oiva Toikka (1931-2019) is one of the greatest names in Finnish design. His iconic collection of Birds by Toikka first took flight back in 1972 at the Nuutajärvi glass factory with the creation of his small glass Flycatchers. Since then hundreds of new birds have joined the flock. The collection embodies a rich fusion of glassmaking traditions and would not have been possible without Toikka’s hands-on-approach at the glassworks and his keen understanding of each employee’s skills. Today, each glass bird is handcrafted and mouthblown at the Iittala Glass Factory.

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Standard delivery cost is 9.90 €. Delivery time varies according to destination; estimated delivery time is 4-7 days. Express deliveries arrive within 2-3 business days.

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Iittala's designer Oiva Toikka

Oiva Toikka


Oiva Toikka (1931-2019) is one of the great personas of Finnish glass design. His imaginative, rich and bold glass art is a departure from mainstream Nordic design. Toikka’s individual style is also evident in the utility objects he creates as they often deviate from the traditional clean-lined puritanism of Finnish design aesthetics. In addition to glass, his artistic activities cover staging, fashion design and plastic interior design elements.

Toikka has designed a range of home products for Iittala with his Annual Cube, Birds by Toikka, Frutta, Flora, Kastehelmi, Oiva Toikka Collection and Tundra Collections.

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