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$ 1,250

Pair of Akari Model 1A Light Sculptures by Isamu Noguchi

Documentation Signed
Origin Japan
Period 2000-2019
Materials Metal, Bamboo, Paper
H. 17 in; Diam. 10 in;
H. 43.18 cm; Diam. 25.4 cm;
Condition Good. Excellent. Single socket 40 watt max standard incandescent bulb (higher with LED).
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description Pair of Akari model 1A light sculptures by Isamu Noguchi. The shades are made from handmade washi paper and bamboo ribs with Noguchi Akari manufacturer's stamp. Akari light sculptures by Isamu Noguchi are considered icons of 1950s modern design. Designed by Noguchi in the 1950s, this vintage example is from a later production run that was still largely handmade by Ozeki, the original manufacturer in Gifu, Japan.

Price is for the pair.
Styles / Movements Asian, Contemporary, Mid Century
Incollect Reference Number 310167
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