February 27, 2015

NOGUCHI 3AD AKARI TABLE LAMP






Isamu Noguchi - Model 3AD Akari Table Lamp. Style 3AD from Stardust.com with Tripod Base and Black & Orange Decorations. Classic Akari 3AD Noguchi Table Lamp. Product Specifications:  Price: $300.00. Dimensions: H 22" (56cm) x W 11" (25cm) x D 11" (25cm). Cord Color: natural, midcentury orange, black. Material: Japanese shoji paper, bamboo ribbing, bamboo-wrapped metal. Finishes: natural paper. Light Source: 1 x 40W max (incandescent, halogen, fluorescent or LED). Bulb included: yes (incandescent). Year of Design: 1952. Made in: Gifu, Japan. Product code: 3AD-AKARI.  Akari Light Sculptures by Isamu Noguchi are considered icons of 1950s modern design. Designed by Noguchi beginning in 1951 and handmade for a half century by the original manufacturer in Gifu, Japan, the paper lanterns are a harmonious blend of Japanese handcraft and modernist form.  The lamps are created from handmade washi paper and bamboo ribbing, supported by a metal frame. The lamp accommodates up to a 40 watt bulb (not included)