Paavo Tynell and Alvar Aalto Set of Three Rare Golden Bell Pendants 1940s Paavo Tynell and Alvar Aalto Set of Three Rare Golden Bell Pendants 1940s

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A set of three golden bell pendant lamps, model no.1699 a collaboration between Alvar Aalto and Paavo Tynell

Made in Finland circa 1940s by Taito Oy

Measures Height 20 cm shade only
Diameter 17 cm shade
Adjustable drop

Brass
Professionally restored to original condition

Literature
Joka Kodin Sisustusopas (1953, Ulla Mäenpää, Jorma Mäenpää), pg.144.

Based on Aalto´s iconic Golden Bell-pendant which he designed originally in 1937 for the Savoy Restaurant in Helsinki, Finland. Paavo Tynell´s company Taito Oy was the lighting manufacturer for the project.

Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) "The Man Who Illuminated Finland" was a Finnish industrial designer with a specialty in lighting design. He was also co-founder of the art metal work and lighting company Oy Taito Ab and had a successful career as a freelance designer for various companies and architects such as Alvar Aalto and Aarne Ervi. ~ paavotynell.org

Other collectible Finnish designers: Tapio Wirkkala, Aino Aalto, Timo Sarpaneva, Eero Saarinen, Lisa Johansson-Pape

A set of three golden bell pendant lamps, model no.1699 a collaboration between Alvar Aalto and Paavo Tynell

Made in Finland circa 1940s by Taito Oy

Measures Height 20 cm shade only
Diameter 17 cm shade
Adjustable drop

Brass
Professionally restored to original condition

Literature
Joka Kodin Sisustusopas (1953, Ulla Mäenpää, Jorma Mäenpää), pg.144.

Based on Aalto´s iconic Golden Bell-pendant which he designed originally in 1937 for the Savoy Restaurant in Helsinki, Finland. Paavo Tynell´s company Taito Oy was the lighting manufacturer for the project.

Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) "The Man Who Illuminated Finland" was a Finnish industrial designer with a specialty in lighting design. He was also co-founder of the art metal work and lighting company Oy Taito Ab and had a successful career as a freelance designer for various companies and architects such as Alvar Aalto and Aarne Ervi. ~ paavotynell.org

Other collectible Finnish designers: Tapio Wirkkala, Aino Aalto, Timo Sarpaneva, Eero Saarinen, Lisa Johansson-Pape

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