Paavo Tynell Brass Bowl, Taito Oy, 1940s
Rare large cone-shaped bowl by Paavo Tynell.
Finland, circa 1940s.
Manufactured by Taito Oy, Helsinki, Finland.
Measures: 6.5 x 3.5 inches.
16.5 x 8.89 cm.
Handmade by order.
Material polished brass.
Impressed with manufacturer's mark OY TAITO AB.
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