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ILMARI TAPIOVAARA (1914-1999)

Floor lamp model “Mija the Bee”
Manufactured by Asko
Finland, 1957
Painted aluminium, brass, cane

Measurements
139 cm height
54,7 in height

Literature
Asko: Satojen Mahdollisuuksien Mallistoa Tavoite Kotiin, sales catalogue, n.p. for the standard and table lamp.
Ornamo: Finsk Konst Industri, Helsinki, 1962, p. 50, fig. 200 for the table lamp
Jarno Peltonen, Ilmari Tapiovaara: Sisustusarkkitehti. Inredningsarkitekt. Interior architect, Helsinki, 1984, p. 39 for the table lamp.
Pekka Korvenmaa, Ilmari Tapiovaara, Salamanca, 1997, front cover, p. 178, figs. 407-08 for the standard and table lamp, p. 195, fig. 471.

Provenance
Private collection, Helsinki

Exhibitions
Helsinki Design Museum, 2014. “Ilmari Tapiovaara”

Details
Impressed with manufacturer’s label to interior of the shade HIENOTERÄS