Paavo Tynell Ceiling Lamp Made for the Borough Hall at Mikkeli Parish
Paavo Tynell Mikelli Borough Brass and Opaline Glass Ceiling Lamp
Finland, circa 1940s, Taito
Brass, painted metal, opaline glass shade.
Dimension: 40 H x 12 D inches. (Central brass rod can be shortened)
Holds single standard bulb
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
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