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Paavo Tynell

Paavo Tynell Floor Lamp, Model 9609, Taito Oy, 1940s

Paavo Tynell floor lamp, Model 9609
Taito Oy, Finland, late 1940s.
Brass, cane, wood splint, painted cast iron base.
59.84 x15.35 x16.93 in (152 x 39 x 43 cm)

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

Impressed with manufacturer’s mark OY TAITO AB as well as the model number 9609.
Original splint shade.
Literature references: Finland House catalog (pg.9), Idman catalog nr.135 (pg.46).

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

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