Ceiling lamp, model nr. 9029 / 3.
Oy Taito Ab,
late 1940s-early 1950s, Helsinki, Finland.
Solid brass, metal, metal mesh, glass.
Measures: Height circa 70.0 cm x width circa 50 cm.
Original custom ordered gold gilded glass shade ceiling lamp by Taito. Impressed maker's mark OY TAITO AB model number 9029 / 3 and TT.
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