Lot 179
Isamu Noguchi (Japanese/American, 1904-1988), Vintage Akari Table Lamp
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Gifu, Japan, 1952, hand made rice paper shade on a bamboo shaft with an iron base, stamped on shade.

32 in.

Collection of John Sylvester, Durham, NC

Noguchi produced a series of "Light Sculptures" which would become icons of modern lighting, this is part of that series.

Needs rewiring (no wiring); small area of thinness to shade towards base near signature stamp with small hole (possibly original).

$400 - 800