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Paavo Tynell

[SOLD] Paavo Tynell Ceiling Lamp Made for the Borough Hall at Mikkeli Parish, circa 1940's

Paavo Tynell Mikelli Borough Brass and Opaline Glass Ceiling Lamp

Finland, circa 1940s, Taito Oy
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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  • Creator Paavo Tynell
  • In the style of Nordic Design
  • Place of origin Finland
  • Date of manufacture 1940's
  • Period 1940's
  • Materials Brass, painted metal, opaline glass shade. Holds single standard bulb.
  • Condition Very good condition showing minor wear consistent with age and use. Can be re-wired for UL
  • Dimensions 40 H x 12 D inches. (Central brass rod can be shortened)
  • Seller The Exchange Int.
  • Seller Location Houston, Texas
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