Noguchi Lamp 16A Information:
Akari Noguchi 16A Ceiling Lamps are considered modern during the post war era of the 1950's. The 16A is an organic shaped design of 20" x 19". The model is part of the Quick Ship model.
The Noguchi 16A lights are still made by the same company in Japan using the traditional methods for creating Japanese paper lanterns. The Noguchi 16A ceiling lamp is made from the famous washi paper designed by Isamu Noguchi, 1950's
About Akari Lights
Disclaimer: The term Akari means soft natural light in Japanese. The world-renowned artist Isamu Noguchi popularized the term Akari by his prolific designs, and collaborative works in the 1950s. All of our products are manufactured by sole Manufacturer Ozeki in Japan, are authentic and have a factory placed stamp of the "Half Moon Design" and the designer "signature" stamped on the shade. All lamp shades are available with an optional 120V US ceiling wire kit or wall plug in kits. Wire kits are pending ETL approval.
Under the first sale doctrine, we serve and sell fine Asian and European lighting products in North America. We are not an authorized seller. Our products are independently bought from Japan and packaged with english installation instructions. They are legally resold to happy and sophisticated customers that appreciate the difference. We disclaim any affiliation, endorsement, or connection with the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum. They maintain the largest collection of Isamu Noguchi designs, and sell products not easily found elsewhere. Various copyrights and trademarks of the "Half Moon Design" Logo, the term "Akari", and the lamp shade designs are registered by the Foundation.