Original shade in washi, bamboo rims & painting
Structure in black lacquered metal & pebble base in cast iron and bamboo stem
Hand-made form realized by Ozeki Company, Gifu, Japan
1951 / 1972 : the painter Jean-Marie Calmettes (1918-2007) was invited by Steph Simon in 1972 for his 70th birthday party to paint on an early Akari “32N”, with Isamu Noguchi’s agreement
Height: 78 7/8 in. / Diameter: 22 7/8 in.
Early model with the iconic red logo, the Sun and the Moon