Paavo Tynell Table Lamp, Model 5061, 1949
Table lamp, model nr: 5061
Finland, circa 1949.
Brass, perforated brass, tubular brass.
Measures: 14.25 D x 15.75 H inches.
Underside impressed Taito.
Literature: Finland House Catalog, pg 27
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