Aino Aalto 'Ama 500' Pendant Light, 1940s For Sale
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Aino Aalto 'Ama 500' Pendant Light, 1940s

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Aino Aalto 'AMA 500' pendant light, 1940s. Executed in enameled aluminum and brass for Valaistustyö Ky Finland, circa 1941. Signed with impressed manufacturer's mark to fixture: Valaistustyo AMA 500. Literature: Alvar & Aino Aalto design: Collection Bischofberger, Kellein, pg. 174  Aino Maria Marsio-Aalto was a finish architect and a key innovator of Scandinavian Modern design. The co-founder of the legendary design brand Artek, she energetically collaborated with her more famous husband Alvar Aalto on many of its most iconic designs.  

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  • Creator
    Valaistustyö (Manufacturer),Aino Aalto (Designer)
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Condition Details
    Updated wiring for US electrical; accommodates a medium base 60 watt max incandescent bulb (higher with LED); original white cord and custom brass canopy to mount over standard American j-box. Some wear and losses noted only for accuracy
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 36 in. x Dm 12.25 in.H 91.44 cm x Dm 31.12 cm
  • Diameter
    12.25 in. (31.12 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Glendale, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU1447212819692
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