Akari 26A

Designed in 1951
h61 x diam. 45 cm

This iconical Isamu Noguchi Akari Lamp Sculpture 26A is a pendant lamp executed in handmade washi paper, bamboo ribs and a structure in black lacquered metal.

Akari light sculptures are considered icons of 1950s modern design. Designed by Noguchi in the 1950s, this piece is from a later production run that was still largely handmade by Ozeki & co, the original manufacturer in Gifu, Japan.

Retains original manufacturer’s packaging and authentic ‘Sun and Moon’ ideogram and Noguchi signature. 

Washi paper, bamboo and metal frame

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