Paavo Tynell Table Lamp, Model 9224, Idman 1950s
Paavo Tynell Table lamp, model 9224, Idman Oy
Solid brass, leather wrapping.
21.26 x 9.84 in
54 x 25 cm.
Model designed for Taito Oy, 1950. Signed with impressed manufacturer's mark to underside of base: Idman.
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