Antique lamps, you would expect to be made of porcelain, glass, wood or brass, but not paper! But, yes! there are papier-mâché antique lamps.
We have all heard about the “message in a bottle”. Here we look at an antique lamp with an ancient message!
Not just for the ladies, a stunning antique lamp offers appeal to all with a sharp eye for style, beauty and panache.
The long cultural and artistic history of China has produced a large number of original and distinctive artistic achievements. One that is quickly recognised is cinnabar lacquer, with its distinctive red colour, sometimes referred to as China red, sealing wax red, or vermilion.
Many interesting lamps have been included in our antique lamp range, but some have a lot more to say than others. When we think of an antique lamp, we automatically think of a means of illuminating a room or an area, maybe, to read by. This lamp, however, tells an interesting story, the more you look, the more you see! The story is in the detail, which follows.
Blanc de Chine, with its simple lines and elegant understated style, produces, not only a sense of calm, but the perfect antique lamp.
Ernst Chaplet's fired stoneware, is and will continue to be regarded as among the finest ceramic work of modern times, both from the artistic and documentary standpoints. An indefatigable worker, he devoted his whole energy to the arduous task of discovering the process of this art. Gabriel Mourey