Isamu Noguchi, 1950's - 1960's
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 base.
Dimensions: Width 10 in. x Height 17 in.
Bulb: 40w maximum incandescent or LED equivalent