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Paavo Tynell Pendant Light, Idman Oy Model No. A 1942, circa 1950s

US$9,500

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Mid century lighting designer Paavo Tynell's Counterbalance pendant light Model No. A 1942 was made by Idman Oy, circa 1950s. This is an adjustable ceiling light made of a brass canopy and counterweight with a white enameled metal bell shaped reflector (9.75" diameter x 11.75" height) and convenient brass ring for raising and lowering. Impressed maker's mark "Idman" on the bracket. (Literature: "Lamps and Lighting Fixtures : Designed by Paavo Tynell", Finland House (Firm / Author), New York 1950. Pendant light model no. A 1942 is shown on pg. 8, Image: 10. Idman Decorative Lighting Catalog," Idman Oy, No. 142, Helsinki, 1958. Pendant light model no. A 1942 is shown on pg. 83, Image: 11.) Image 12: Paavo Tynell (Finnish, 1890 - 1973) from "High Lights of a Lighting Genius." Modern Living, LIFE Magazine, December 1960, pg. 57.

Details

  • Creator
    Paavo Tynell (Designer),Idman Oy (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 35 in. (88.9 cm)Diameter: 9.75 in. (24.77 cm)
  • Style
    Scandinavian Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Brass,Metal,Enameled,Polished
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. This light is in good vintage condition with very minor scuffs and dents (shown in photos) and scratches / patina to the brass that has naturally occurred with age.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: PT Idman 0011stDibs: LU863317925162

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    Ships From: New York, NY
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