George Nobuyuki Kimura Pottery Table Lamp

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Wonderfully organic in form with a Sgraffito 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 and 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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Details
Creator
Geo. Nobuyuki Kimura (Designer), 
Sy Allan Designs (Designer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1950s
Period
1950-1959
Materials and Techniques
Pottery
Wood
Condition
Excellent. Very, very good original, rewired, new UL socket. .
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
26 in. H
66 cm H
Diameter
12
Dealer Location
Miami, FL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
12080983011020
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  • 20th Century Specialists

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