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 Idman Oy, circa 1940s
Solid brass, metal, rattan and original silk shade.
Measures: 24 diameter x 60 h inches.
Impressed with manufactures mark.
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