Paavo Tynell for Taito Floor Lamp Model 9609 in Brass and Cane
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Paavo Tynell for Taito, floor lamp model 9609, metal, brass, cane, fabric, Finland, 1950s
The floor lamp model '9609' by Finish designer Paavo Tynell is a visual pleasure in many senses. Firstly, the surprising lines of the tripod base. For Tynell’s typical elegance, the three feet in beige lacquered metal offers a striking start for this wonderful floor lamp. The brass stem is wreathed in natural colored stem that adds a subtle touch to the design. A cone-shaped lampshade in fabric with a grid of beige fabric is adjustable in its angle and also features the switch on the top. The overall age-appropriate patina contributes to the authentic look of the lamp.
Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) was born in Finland and started to work as a tin smith and from there onwards became a blacksmith. From this trade he slowly came into the Craft of making and designing lamp. He was co-founder of Taito ab, a lamp manufacturer. A turning point for Tynell's career when he started to collaborate with Finland House in New York, a gallery that promoted Finnish design in New York. His designs were drastically different from those of all American designers and became very popular, this resulted in large experimental works that Tynell is now famous for. Tynell's designs are characterized by organic forms and the use of perforated brass.
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