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Table Lamp

Designer:
Isamu Noguchi (American, Los Angeles, California 1904–1988 New York)
Date:
ca. 1952
Medium:
Paper, bamboo, steel, metal
Dimensions:
H. 25 1/2, Diam. 12 in. (64.8 x 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Lighting
Credit Line:
Purchase, Theodore R. Gamble Jr., in honor of his mother, Mrs. Theodore Robert Gamble, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.554a-d
Not on view
Marking: Inscribed (underside of lamp base): AKARI JAPAN; stamped (bottom of shade .c): [Noguchi's mark, circle and crescent] JAPAN; stamped (ottom of shade .d): [Noguchi's mark]
(sale, Los Angeles Modern Auctions, May 7, 2001, no. 214, sold to MMA)

Shuzo Takiguchi et al. Noguchi. Tokyo, 1953, pp. 79–80.

R. Buckminster Fuller. Isamu Noguchi: A Sculptor's World. New York, 1968, ill. nos. 205–206.

Martin Eidelberg in Design 1935–1965: What Modern Was. Selections from the Liliane and David M. Stewart Collection. Ed. Martin Eidelberg. Exh. cat., Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Montréal. New York, 1991, pp. 126–27.

Isamu Noguchi Retrospective. Exh. cat., Natonal Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. Tokyo, 1992.

Isamu Noguchi. Isamu Noguchi: Essays and Conversations. Ed. Diane Apostolos-Cappadona and Bruce Altshuler. New York, 1994, pp. 102–4.



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