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

$ 9,500
  • Description
    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, Images: 10 -11)

    Image 12: Paavo Tynell (Finnish, 1890 - 1973) from "High Lights of a Lighting Genius." Modern Living, LIFE Magazine, December 1960, pg. 57.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: Finland
    Period: 1980-1999
    Materials: Brass,Metal,Enameled,Polished
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Scandinavian Modern
    Incollect Reference #: 706462
  • Dimensions
    H. 35 in; Diam. 9.75 in;
    H. 88.9 cm; Diam. 24.77 cm;
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