Paavo Tynell - Important Design London Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Public building, Helsinki, 1940s
    Private collection, Helsinki, acquired from the above, 1980s

  • Literature

    Finland House Lighting: harmony in lighting for harmony in living, original designs by Paavo Tynell, New York, 1940s, p. 6
    Idman, no. 135, 1953, p. 58 for the four-armed version of the model; no. 136, 1954, p. 49 for the six-armed version of the model


Pair of eight-armed ceiling lights, model no. 9029/8, from the 'Concerto' series

Brass, amber glass.
Each: 93.5 cm (36 3/4 in.) drop, 82 cm (32 1/4 in.) diameter
Manufactured by Taito Oy, Finland.

£10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for £16,250

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta E Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019

Important Design

London Auction 21 March 2019