Rare 1950s Paavo Tynell Articulating Brass and Wicker Wall Light for Taito, Oy

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Rare 1950s Paavo Tynell Articulating Brass and Wicker Wall Light for Taito, Oy

6,500.00

Rare 1950s Paavo Tynell articulating brass and wicker wall light for Taito, Oy. Executed in brass with wicker shade. Extends to a maximum depth of 38 inches from wall and retracts to a minimum depth of 28 inches. On/off switch on shade.

Stamp on brass. Taito Oy was one of the most innovative Scandinavian lighting design companies in during the midcentury era, with Tynell their superstar. His designs have been long sought after by collectors in the know.

Professionally rewired with new medium base socket that accommodates a single 60w max incandescent bulb (higher with LED), new black cloth cord and period styled US wall plug and fully tested original on/off switch. Not UL listed, but recommended UL listing available from authorized 3rd party vendor upon request for an additional fee. Please contact dealer to facilitate.

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: Wicker, Brass

CONDITION: Good

CONDITION DETAILS: Professionally rewired for 60w max medium base incandescent bulb. New black cloth cord and period styled US wall plug. Some scuffs, dings, bends and patination noted only for accuracy and as largely documented in the photos. Wicker taut.

WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use.

DIMENSIONS: H 24 in. x W 12 in. x D 33 in.

Shipping not included. Please contact dealer for quotes and to facilitate.

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