Paper Moon 04 "Saucer" Lamp


Designer: Shigeru Uchida for Asano
Materials: Japanese Washi paper shade, wire armature, steel base plate
Dimensions: 6 in H x 14 in Ø
Light Source: E17 25 watt max / Bulb not included
Cord: 75" white PVC with switch
Environment: For indoor use only
Care Instructions: Dust with soft dry cloth; never use liquid

Japanese washi paper lamp shade omitting a warm, ambient light. To be used on table top or floor; switch on cord.

Handmade in the Gifu prefecture of Japan for 90 years, this collection of rice paper table lights speaks softly with their halcyon shape and warm diffusion.  The simplicity of their structure is characterized by a wire armature that dilates a continuous spiral bamboo filament and rice paper.  Asano lantern lamps are lovely in a group.  Flat packed and gift boxed, the experience of taking an Asano light out of its box is like unfolding a precious silk.  

Born in Yokohama in 1943. As a leading Japanese designer, Uchida has engaged in diverse design projects worldwide from architectural interior, furniture and industrial design to urban planning. His major works are a series of boutiques for Yohji Yamamoto, the Hotel Il Palazzo in Fukuoka, the Kobe Fashion Museum, the tea rooms 'Ji-an, San, Gyo-an,' the Mojiko Hotel, AVIAMO series for Fujitsu General, the Oriental Hotel Hiroshima, the Kobe Fashion Museum. His works are held in permanent collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Conran Foundation and others.

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