Paavo Tynell Pewter Candlesticks, 1960s
Candlestick for seven candles by lighting designer Paavo Tynell
Finland, circa 1960s.
Material: nickel-plated pewter, handmade.
Suitable for candles with max diameter of 13 mm.
6.3 x 13.58 x 6.5 in (34.5 x 16.5 x 16 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