September 29, 2022 11:00 EST

Art and Design

 
  Lot 78
 

78

Isamu Noguchi, (American, 1904-1988)
Group of "Akari" Light Sculptures / Floor Lamps, Japan, circa 1960s

Including two floor lamps, a bamboo floor lamp base, sconce, and loose sconce shade
Stamped manufactuer's mark to intact floor lamp shade
The cast iron base of the bamboo floor lamp impressed to underside: "Made in Japan"

H: 78, W: 10 7/8, D: 10 7/8 in. (aluminum bases); H: 80 1/2, Dia: 5 1/2 in. (bamboo base); Approximate H: 7 1/2, Dia: 21 in. (sconce shades)

Provenance

Property from a Distinguished Private Pennsylvania Collection

Sold for $6,300
Estimated at $1,500 - $2,500


 

Including two floor lamps, a bamboo floor lamp base, sconce, and loose sconce shade
Stamped manufactuer's mark to intact floor lamp shade
The cast iron base of the bamboo floor lamp impressed to underside: "Made in Japan"

Provenance

Property from a Distinguished Private Pennsylvania Collection

Literature

Bruce Altschuler, Noguchi, Abbeville, 1994, pp. 48-49 (intact shade model illustrated) p. 59 (continuous spiral shade model illustrated)

Images *

Drag and drop .jpg images here to upload, or click here to select images.