Ilmari Tapiovaara - Design London Monday, April 28, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Asko: Satojen Mahdollisuuksien Mallistoa Tavoite Kotiin, sales catalogue, n.p. for the standard and table lamp
    Ornamo: Finsk Konst Industri, Helsinki, 1962, p. 50, fig. 200 for the table lamp
    Jarno Peltonen, Ilmari Tapiovaara: Sisustusarkkitehti. Inredningsarkitekt. Interior architect, Helsinki, 1984, p. 39 for the table lamp
    Pekka Korvenmaa, Ilmari Tapiovaara, Salamanca, 1997, front cover, p. 178, figs. 407-08 for the standard and table lamp, p. 195, fig. 471,


Early 'Mija the bee' table and standard lamps

designed 1955 and 1957
Painted aluminium, brass, cane.
Table lamp: 49.6 cm (19 1/2 in.) high
Standard lamp: 138.5 cm (54 1/2 in.) high

Manufactured by Hienoteräs and Asko Oy, Finland. Both lamps impressed with manufacturer's label to interior of one shade HIENOTERÄS.

£7,000 - 9,000 

Sold for £7,500

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London Auction 29 April 2014 2pm