Paavo Tynell Rare table lamp
Finland, circa 1950s.
Solid brass and leather wrapping.
Measures: 50 H x 24 W cm. Rare table lamp designed for the Columbia-café in Helsinki, early 1950s.
Paavo Tynell designed lighting for several restaurants and café-interiors for the company Elanto, this rare piece being one of them. A one of one lamp, only piece of this design known to exist. This lamp was designed to be fixed to a tabletop or has the option of a proper desk or table lamp in the element of a weighted base (all parts being original to Taito).