Pair of Akari Model 1AD Light Sculptures by Isamu Noguchi

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Pair of Akari Model 1AD Light Sculptures by Isamu Noguchi

1,250.00

Pair of Akari model 1AD 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.

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

OF THE PERIOD: Mid-Century Modern

PLACE OF ORIGIN: Japan

DATE OF MANUFACTURE: circa 2000s

PERIOD: 1950-1959

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Metal, Bamboo, Paper

CONDITION: Excellent

CONDITION DETAILS: Excellent. Single socket 40 watt max standard incandescent bulb (higher with LED)

WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use.

DIMENSIONS: H 17 in. x Dm 10 in.H 43.18 cm x Dm 25.4 cm

DIAMETER: 10 in. (25.4 cm)

SELLER LOCATION: Glendale, CA

SOLD AS: Set of 2

REFERENCE NUMBER: LU1447214370422

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

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