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Paavo Tynell

Paavo Tynell Floor Lamp for Taito Oy, Model 9602, 1940s

Model 9602, Floor Lamp, also known as “Chinese Hat” was designed by Paavo Tynell in 1935 for the Hotel Aulanko.

Made in Finland and manufactured by TAITO Oy, circa 1940s

Solid brass, metal, rattan, wool shade

24 diameter x 60 h in

Literature: Finland House Lighting Catalog (1949), pg.11 (with FH model No.10504).

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

  • Creator Paavo Tynell
  • In the style of Nordic Design
  • Place of origin Finland
  • Date of manufacture 1940's
  • Period 1940's
  • Materials Solid brass, metal, rattan, wool shade
  • Condition Very good original condition showing wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions 24 diameter x 60 h in
  • Seller The Exchange Int.
  • Seller Location Houston, Texas
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