Paavo Tynell Brass Chandelier with Opaline Glass Shades, Model 9029/6, 1940s
Model 9029/6 chandelier by Paavo Tynell,
Finland, circa 1940s.
Impressed: Oy TAITO AB TT, made in Finland.
Brass with opaline glass shades.
Diameter: 63 cm (24.8 in).
Height/drop: 88 cm (34.6 in).
Literature: Finland House Lighting catalog, pg 6 (model no.10124/24).
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