1950s Paavo Tynell A1957 Counterweight Pendant

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1950s Paavo Tynell A1957 Counterweight Pendant

11,500.00

1950s Paavo Tynell A1957 counterweight pendant. This rare and exceptionally refined ceiling light is executed in brass, and can be raised and lowered using its ingenious counterweight and pulley system. Manufactured by Taito Oy in the early 1950s, this is a fine example of a Tynell's iconic design.

CREATOR: Paavo Tynell (Designer), Taito Oy (Maker)

OF THE PERIOD: Scandinavian Modern

PLACE OF ORIGIN: Finland

DATE OF MANUFACTURE: Early 1950s

PERIOD: 1950-1959

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Brass

CONDITION: Good. Professionally rewired for US electrical; accommodates a single 60 watt medium base bulb (higher with LED). Some inconspicuous paint loss inside shade, scuffs, smudges and scrapes noted only for accuracy. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.

DIMENSIONS: H 40 in. x Dm 8.5 in.

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