Authentic Noguchi coffee table from Vitra
An authentic 20th Century Design icon of intrinsic sculptural beauty.
A 1940s Design by Japanese American Sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904Los Angeles-1988New York) who studied at the Leonardo da Vinci School of Art, receiving a Guggenheim Museum fellowship in 1927 enabling him to apprentice with Constantin Brancusi in Paris. He travelled extensively further broadening his creative oeuvre beyond pure sculpture towards lighting Design, stage sets, Interior Design and Garden Design.
Inspiration: Freeform poetic ‘East meets West’ sculpture inspired by the teachings of his Japanese father and life in America.
Fabrication: Carved (juglans nigra) walnut base, 19mm thick toughened glass with curved bevel internally etched with Isamu Noguchi – Vitra Design Museum.
Hidden Features: Vitra Switzerland make Isamu Noguchi lights and furniture under exclusive licence for the European market and many argue their table is of a higher quality than the US version.
Design Consigned Stylist: East meets West. Beautiful and iconic sculptural design. *do consider that the top rests on the base.
Design Consigned Collector: Authentic original, in excellent condition, made by Vitra Switzerland.
Stamp or Mark of authenticity: Internally etched autograph of Isamu Noguchi
Purchase Verification: One owner. Dated 2008 Invoice available to the buyer.
DC Insider: The Vitra model includes pins to secure the base at the ideal opened angle of 52 degrees.
- Dimensions: H40cm W91cm D127cm
- Condition: 4/5
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