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Asano Washi Lamp No. 4 - Saucer Shaped - tortoise general store
Asano Washi Lamp No. 4 - Saucer Shaped - tortoise general store
Asano Washi Lamp No. 4 - Saucer Shaped - tortoise general store

Asano Washi Lamp No. 4 - Saucer Shaped

Regular price $120 Unit price  per 

Description:
Handmade in Gifu, Japan for over 90 years, this Japanese washi paper lamp shade omits a warm, ambient light that is perfect for table top use or as a small floor lamp.  Made with traditional washi paper production techniques using bamboo ribbing over a steel armature, this lamp turns on and off with a corded switch.  The organic shape and simplicity of the design allows this lamp to blend in with many different interiors to provide a soothing glow.

Variation:
Lamps come flat inside a box and must be assembled following instructions.  

History:
Designed by Shigeru Uchida.  His major works include 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, and the Kobe Fashion Museum. Currently, his designs are held in the permanent collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, as well as the Conran Foundation and others.  Shigeru Uchida passed away in 2016.

Measurement:
6"H x 14" D

Materials:
Japanese washi paper shade, wire armature, steel base plate, bulb and cord.
Bulb details: E17 25 watt max.
Cord details: 75" white PVC with switch.

Care Instructions:
Washi paper is delicate, so keep away from children and pets.

Return Policy / Shipping Policy: 
Returns must be made within 2 weeks in original, unused condition with all packaging for either 1. Store credit for the full amount or 2. Refund - minus a 20% restocking fee.  Tortoise does not cover the cost of return shipping or the cost of re-shipping an exchange, and the cost of shipping for returns and exchanges is the responsibility of the customer.

Asano Washi Lamp No. 4 - Saucer Shaped - tortoise general store