Lot 85

Large Isamu Noguchi AKARI 23N Light Sculpture / Floor Lamp

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988); Ozeki & Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Marking(s); notes: signed; marking(s)
Materials: washi paper, bamboo, enameled steel
Dimensions (H, W, D): 47"h, 37"dia
Additional Information: The floor lamp has one light socket. Provenance: PDA Gallery, Naples, Florida.


“We have been collectors for 20 years. We are so privileged to be at a point in life where we can share and indulge our passion for design through PDA Gallery. The narratives surrounding Italian radical, postmodernism and avant-garde design were so fascinating. As the years have gone on, we have focused almost exclusively on Sottsass, Pesce, and other Italian masters. Finding and riding the line between art and design is what really excites us. We collect what we love but we have a few rules. Every piece must be out of production, unique or extremely early. Most importantly, every piece must invoke emotion on sight. At the end of the day I think we love extremes. We love the austerity of early modernism, the grandeur of French and Italian Art Deco, and the fun and experimentation in Italian radical design. The mix is everything.” – Kelly and Mike Mahigel, Owners of PDA Gallery, Naples, Florida.


very good

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