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Isamu Noguchi Akari Floor Lamp BB3-33S

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Poetic Isamu Noguchi Akari floor lamp, model BB3-33S. Cast iron base with bamboo stem and a handmade washi paper shade. Marked with Noguchi signature and trademark red symbol on the shade. NOS (New old stock) in pristine condition. 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.
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