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PAAVO TYNELL (1890 - 1973); TAITO OY


PAAVO TYNELL (1890 - 1973); TAITO OY

Estimate: $35,000 - $55,000

Large and important "Fantasia" chandelier, Finland, ca. 1948-53
Brass, enameled brass, three sockets
To top of canopy: 58 1/2" x 32" dia.
Provenance: Latham Kearns Inc., New York, 1994. Copy of original receipt available.

Eight each: taller arms with deeper cantilevers, shorter arms with shallower cantilevers, strands with two star-like elements, strands with three star-like elements. Light to moderate oxidation of brass evenly throughout. Some reattached star elements to brass wire. Light to moderate finish loss to enamel to interior of bowl and on armature. Fair to good vintage condition.

Condition reports (given as opinion and not as guaranteed statements of fact) are added online throughout the auction process. The absence of a condition report does not imply that there are no condition issues with the lot. Please call (609) 397-9374 or e-mail with any questions about this lot at least 24 hours prior to auction.