Paavo Tynell Floor Lamp, Model 9602, 1950s
Paavo Tynell floor lamp, Model 9602
Taito Oy. Finland, circa 1940s
Solid brass, metal, rattan and original silk shade.
Measures: 24 diameter x 60 H inches.
Impressed with manufactures mark.
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