A late 19th C/early 20th C hand painted blue and white porcelain Chinese vase with a design of birds and flowers that was turned into a table lamp in the 1920’s.
The rectangular base of the lamp is a pierced, stained wood stand. The lamp is a blue and white Chinese Vase from the 19th century. It has cobalt paintings of flowers, fruiting bushes, and birds. There are two handles adorning the neck. The base and the mouth are rectangular. There is a decorative stamped design edge on the metal top. The lamp harp has a brass finish. There is a brass cylindrical finial. There is a brown cord and plug. The plug has the UL mark on one side and the GE mark on the other.
There is an old paper label on the stand underside has the word CHINA. Only half the paper tag remains.
Please note: The light bulb is not included. It is shown only for reference.
24 ¼” (61.6 cm) tall x 5 ½” (14.0 cm) wide x 4” (10.2 cm) deep. Weighs 4 lbs 12.8 oz (2175 g)
The lamp body has no cracks, repairs or chips, and the enamels remain fresh. The metal top has developed a dark patina from age and the harp shows oxidization. The wood stand shows wear on the four feet. There are kiln flaws to the porcelain, such as black spots. The lamps still works.
A great lamp to accent your blue and white collection. It will add artistry and richness to your home décor.