3AD Akari Table Lamp w/Japanese Paper Lantern Lamp Shade, Orange/Black 3AD Akari Table Lamp w/Japanese Paper Lantern Lamp Shade, Orange/Black

    3AD Akari Table Lamp w/Japanese Paper Lantern Lamp Shade, Orange/Black

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    Isamu Noguchi - Model 3AD Akari Table Lamp
    Style 3AD with Tripod Base and Black & Orange Decorations
    Classic Akari 3AD Noguchi Table Lamp

    Designer: Isamu Noguchi
    Manufacturer: Ozeki Lantern, Japan

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    3AD Akari Table Lamp w/Japanese Paper Lantern Lamp Shade, Orange/Black, an Isamu Noguchi design. Our simple yet subtle, stunning Noguchi Japanese paper lantern collection is carefully yet sturdily crafted by hand in Japan. Isamu Noguchi's Akari 3AD table light sculpture is fashioned from handmade washi paper featuring beautiful decorations in black and orange. The 3AD Noguchi Table Lamp is supported by a slender metal tripod base, a bamboo wrapped metal carrying handle and a copper colored metal supporting frame. From the forming of the tripod base with metal supporting frame and handle, to the creation of this light sculpture with its balloon-shaped form, each Model 3AD Akari TABLE lamp is built to Noguchi's original specifications. With its simple, decorative shape and abundant diffused illumination, the Isamu Noguchi Akari lamps are considered icons of modern design and Japanese lighting design. Our official authentic Akari Noguchi saucer lamp models have a stamped red sun and half moon with Japan written under the symbol on the shade along with the signature "I. Noguchi". Ozeki & CO Table Lamp Lamp 3AD is made and imported from Japan.

    In 1951 the Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi began to design the Akari Light Sculptures, a group of works handcrafted out of washi paper that eventually comprised over 100 luminaires – table, floor and ceiling lamps. He chose the name 'akari' for these objects, a word that means 'light' in Japanese, connoting both illumination and physical lightness.

    'The light of Akari is like the light of the sun filtered through the paper of washi. The harshness of electricity is thus transformed through the magic of paper back to the light of our origin – the sun – so that its warmth may continue to fill our rooms at night.'- Isamu Noguchi Light Bulb included with every Stardust purchase.

    Stardust always includes the required Akari light bulb (40W incandescent or similar).

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    Dimensions: H 22" (56cm) x W 11" (25cm) x D 11" (25cm).
    Cord Color: natural, midcentury orange, black.
    Material: Japanese washi paper, bamboo ribbing, bamboo-wrapped metal.
    Finishes: natural paper.
    Light Source: 1 x 40W max (incandescent, halogen, fluorescent or LED).
    Bulb included: yes (incandescent).
    Year of Design: 1952.
    Made in: Gifu, Japan.
    Product code: 3AD-AKARI.

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