Paavo Tynell Pair of Custom Ceiling Lights for Taito Oy, 1940s

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Paavo Tynell. ceiling lights, (pair).

Taito Oy, Finland, circa late 1940s.

Brass and mouth blown glass.

24.4 x 20.8 in (Height 62 cm x diameter 53 cm)

A rare pair of large ceiling lights by Paavo Tynell, late 1940s. Originally made by order for a restaurant or a similar interior in Finland.

Custom installation lights. Impressed with manufacturer´s mark "TAITO" to the ceiling piece of each item.

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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