Monumental Akari Model 70F Light Sculpture by Isamu Noguchi

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Monumental Akari Model 70F Light Sculpture by Isamu Noguchi

4,400.00

Monumental Akari Model 70F Light Sculpture by Isamu Noguchi. The shade is made from handmade washi paper and bamboo ribs with original 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.

Shade measures 28 inches high x 27 inches diameter. Includes approximately 3 feet of cord, which can be replaced with a longer cord upon request.

CREATOR: Isamu Noguchi (Designer), Akari (Maker)

OF THE PERIOD: Mid-Century Modern

PLACE OF ORIGIN: Japan

DATE OF MANUFACTURE: circa 2010s

PERIOD: 1950-1959

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Paper, Metal, Bamboo

CONDITION: Excellent

CONDITION DETAILS: Excellent. Single socket 75 watt max standard incandescent bulb (higher with LED)

WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use.

DIMENSIONS: H 28 in. x Dm 27 in.H 71.12 cm x Dm 68.58 cm

DIAMETER: 27 in. (68.58 cm)

SELLER LOCATION: Glendale, CA

REFERENCE NUMBER: LU1447214731791

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

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