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Alvar Aalto Angel Wing

Alvar Aalto `Angel Wing` Floor Lamp A805
By Alvar Aalto, Valaisinpaja Oy
Located in Helsinki, FI
the shade which is asymmetrical and looks like an Angel´s wing. Alvar Aalto is a world famous
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Vintage 1980s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal, Brass

  • Alvar Aalto  `Angel Wing` Floor Lamp A805
  • Alvar Aalto  `Angel Wing` Floor Lamp A805
  • Alvar Aalto  `Angel Wing` Floor Lamp A805
  • Alvar Aalto  `Angel Wing` Floor Lamp A805
H 66.93 in W 20.48 in D 14.18 in
Alvar Aalto Angel Wing Floor Lamp by Valaistustyö in Finland
By Alvar Aalto, Valaistustyö
Located in Limhamn, Skåne län
Rare and 1st production angel wing floor lamp model A805 designed by Alvar Aalto. Produced by
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Alvar Aalto Angel Wing Floor Lamp Model A805 by Valaistustyö in Finland
By Alvar Aalto
Located in Limhamn, Skåne län
Rare and first production angel wing floor lamp model A805 designed by Alvar Aalto. Produced by
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass, Steel

Alvar Aalto Angel Wing Floor Lamp Model A805 by Valaistustyö in Finland
By Alvar Aalto
Located in Limhamn, Skåne län
Rare and 1st production angel wing floor lamp model A805 designed by Alvar Aalto. Produced by
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

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Leather, Lacquer

Alvar Aalto, Floor Lamp "Angel Wing" A805, Artek
By Alvar Aalto, Valaistustyö
Located in Helsinki, FI
One of the most iconic lamps by Alvar Aalto, this impressive “Angel Wing” lamp was designed by
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass, Metal

  • Alvar Aalto, Floor Lamp "Angel Wing" A805, Artek
  • Alvar Aalto, Floor Lamp "Angel Wing" A805, Artek
  • Alvar Aalto, Floor Lamp "Angel Wing" A805, Artek
  • Alvar Aalto, Floor Lamp "Angel Wing" A805, Artek
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H 66.93 in W 13.78 in D 19.69 in
Alvar Aalto A805 ‘Angel Wing’ Floor Lamp 1954 for Artek
By Alvar Aalto, Artek
Located in Tilburg, NL
Alvar Aalto A805 ‘Angel Wing’ Floor Lamp for Artek. Designed in 1954. New, current production
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Floor Lamp “Angel Wing” Designed by Alvar Aalto for Valaistustyö, Finland, 1950s
By Alvar Aalto
Located in Stockholm, SE
. Measurements: H: 170,5 cm/ 5' 7 5/8'' W: 35 cm / 13 3/4'' D: 52 cm/ 20 1/2'' Alvar Aalto was a Finnish
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass, Steel

A805 Angel Wing Floor Lamp by Alvar Aalto for Valaistustyö, 1950s
By Alvar Aalto, Valaistustyö
Located in Kelkheim (Taunus), HE
Iconic 1. Edition A805 Angel Wing Floor Lamp by Alvar Aalto for Valaistustyö from the 1950`s. The
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Rare early Alvar Aalto 'Double Angel Wing' Floor Lamp, model A810, Valaistustyo
By Alvar Aalto, Valaistustyö
Located in Wargrave, Berkshire
This is rare early Double Angel Wing floor lamp was designed by Alvar Aalto in 1959 and produced by
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal, Brass

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At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal alvar aalto angel wing for your home. Each alvar aalto angel wing for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, animal skin and leather. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect alvar aalto angel wing — we have versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. When you’re browsing for the right alvar aalto angel wing, those designed in Scandinavian Modern and Mid-Century Modern styles are of considerable interest.

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An architect and designer, Alvar Aalto deserves an immense share of the credit for bringing Scandinavian modernism and Nordic design to a prominent place in the global arena. In both his buildings and his vintage furniture — which ranges from chairs, stools, tables and lighting to table- and glassware — Aalto’s sensitivity to the natural world and to organic forms and materials tempered the hardness of rationalist design.

Relatively few Aalto buildings exist outside Finland. (Just four exist in the United States, and only one — the sinuous 1945 Baker House dormitory at M.I.T. — is easily visited.) International attention came to Aalto, whose surname translates to English as “wave,” primarily through his furnishings.

Instead of the tubular metal framing favored by the Bauhaus designers and Le Corbusier, Aalto insisted on wood. His aesthetic is best represented by the Paimio armchair, developed with his wife, Aino Aalto, in 1930 as part of the overall design of a Finnish tuberculosis sanatorium.

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Concerned with keeping up standards of quality in the production of his designs, Aalto formed the still-extant company Artek in 1935, along with Aino, whose glass designs were made by the firm. In the latter medium, in 1936 the Aaltos together created the iconic, undulating Savoy vase, so-called for the luxe Helsinki restaurant for which the piece was designed.

Artek also produced Aalto pendants and other lighting designs, many of which — such as the Angel’s Wing floor lamp and the Beehive pendant — incorporate a signature Aalto detail: shades made of concentric enameled-metal rings graduated down in diameter. The effect of the technique is essential Alvar Aalto: at once precise, simple, and somehow poetic.

Find a collection of vintage Alvar Aalto stools, vases, dining tables and other furniture on 1stDibs.

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In the early 1920s, Art Deco lighting artisans worked with dark woods and modern metals, introducing unique designs that still inspire the look of modern floor lamps developed by contemporary firms such as Luxxu

Popular mid-century floor lamps include everything from the enchanting fixtures by the Italian lighting artisans at Stilnovo to the distinctly functional Grasshopper floor lamp created by Scandinavian design pioneer Greta Magnusson-Grossman to the Paracarro floor lamp by the Venetian master glass workers at Mazzega. Among the more celebrated names in mid-century lighting design are Milanese innovators Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, who, along with their eldest brother, Livio, worked for their own firm as architects and designers. While Livio departed the practice in 1952, Achille and Pier Giacomo would go on to design the Arco floor lamp, the Toio floor lamp and more for legendary lighting brands such as FLOS

Today’s upscale interiors frequently integrate the otherworldly custom lighting solutions created by a wealth of contemporary firms and designers such as Spain’s Masquespacio, whose Wink floor lamps integrate gold as well as fabric fringes. 

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