Unique glass sculpture by Ritva-Liisa Pohjalainen. Nuutajärvi, Finland, 2016. In co-operation with glass blowers Alma Jantunen, Johannes Rantasalo, Matti Vilppula. Polishing: Heikki Viinikainen.
The shapes are processed with three glass blowers. This technique has been developed over many years by the same team. The work is made by hand using different glass techniques, part by part, from bottom to top. In the end, different parts are combined and the sides are ground and polished to fit each other according to Ritva-Liisa’s drawings.
The work of art: height 440 mm x width 420 mm x depth 65 mm
The base: Polished marble, width 550 mm x depth 150 mm x height 80 mm
Technique: Mixed technique, blown and sculpted