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Paavo Tynell Art Deco Pendant Light in Glass for Taito Oy, 1940s

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A pendant lamp in glass and by Paavo Tynell for Taito Oy, Finland, circa 1930s. 1930s Taito Art Deco pendant lamp Materials: Chromed metal (iron and brass). Light blue hand blown crystal glass “opaline” opal diffuser. Brass and porcelain socket. Measures: Chain length 80 cm / 31.49” Height 44 cm / 17.32” Width Ø 25 cm / 9.84” Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt. Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. For this setup a frosted light bulb was used. Period: 1930s – Bauhaus, Art Deco. Designer: Paavo Tynell. Manufacturer: Oy Taito AB, Finland. Other versions: This 1930s Taito Art Deco pendant lamp was in all probability made in several colors and variations. Taito The lighting company Oy Taito AB was co-founded by Pavoo Tynell, a Finnish designer (25-01-1890 – 13-09-1973). He led the company and worked as chief designer until 1954. Tynell’s best-known works include designing the lighting for the Lasipalatsi (the glass palace) in Helsinki and implementing the lighting of the UN Secretary-General’s office. From the 1930s until the 1950s, Tynell was one of the most popular lighting designers of public spaces. Alvar Aalto worked with Tynell in designing furnishings and lighting. Paavo Tynell’s spouse Helena was a glass designer since 1947. In 1953, Idman Oy, acquired the majority of shares in Taito Oy. Paavo Tynell continued to work for the company on a freelance basis, through his own design firm. Tynell is best known for the brass lamps he designed after the war, which were also exported to the United States. Tynell also designed unique luminaires for wealthy American homes. After breaking out of the design relationship with Idman, in the 1960s he designed lamps for American manufacturers Litecraft and Lightolier.  

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