Japanese Paper Gourd Lamp


About 9" tall x 8.5" diameter. 

Made in Japana. Rice paper gourd light by Japanese architect Shigeru Uchida. Perfected for over 90 years in the Gifu region of Japan, the Paper Gourd Table Lamp from Asano creates calm through its craftsmanship and rich glow. The beauty of traditional lanterns is that the use of simple shapes proves timeless. Even with the lights off, this piece captivates in its continuous curves. The curves are finely crafted by artisans using a steel wire armature and bamboo ribbing. Artful washi paper wraps the piece as a sculptural shade brimming with fine texture. When turned on, the piece delights in its sculptural silhouette golden-glazed surface. The piece creates an unforgettable ambiance best served over a table or on the floor. Comes flat packed, with light bulb and plug. Listing is for one gourd Lamp.