Los Angeles, California
Isamu Noguchi 1904-1988Rare and important Akari “Meditation Room,” model no. 820-PC1, ca. 1975. Japanese mulberry bark paper, copper rod, rope. Produced by Ozeki Company, Gifu Japan. One of two examples ever produced. Top of structure stamped with artist’s ideograph.
The artist inside one of his two Akari ‘Meditation Rooms’
Phillips de Pury & Co. - Design Auction on November 14th, 2009 - Estimate $80,000 - 120,000