Paavo Tynell Table Lamp, Model 9211
Paavo Tynell table lamp, model 9211
Finland, late 1940s, Taito Oy.
Solid brass, pierced brass.
Measures: 14 diameter x 18.25 height inches.
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