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George Nobuyuki Kimura Pottery Table Lamp

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Wonderfully organic in form with a sgrafitto design on the surface of ti leaves or cacoa pods, this large mid century table lamp was created by George Nobuyuki Kimura and offered by his firm, Sy Allan Designs of California. A large bulbous form, it rests on a inverted bowl socle base of figured wood.

George Nobuyuki Kimura, a potter & ceramist, born 1933 in Pa'auilo, Hawaii, which undoubtedly influenced his design motif with this lamp. Both ti plants and cacao are widely found in Hawaii. He died in 2007 at age 74. Marking a successful career in modern design, he was represented in the 1965 Pasadena Art Museum exibit California Design/9.

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George Nobuyuki Kimura Pottery Table Lamp

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CREATOR: Geo. Nobuyuki Kimura (Designer), Sy Allan Designs (Designer)
OF THE PERIOD: Mid-Century Modern
PLACE OF ORIGIN: United States
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1950's
PERIOD: 1950-1959
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Pottery, Wood
MATERIALS NOTES: Glazed pottery with sgrafitto technique, wood base, electrical.
CONDITION: Excellent. Very, very good original, rewired, new UL socket. .
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT: 26 in. (66 cm)
DIAMETER: 12 in. (30 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Miami, FL
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: 12080983011020
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555 NE 87th Street 300 yds. west of Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33138 United States 305-758-2727
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