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.
Everyone is familiar with the concept of decorative objects considered as feminine or masculine. There are, of course, no fixed rules; however, general observations can be made. The Antique Lamp Shoppe have seen many antique and decorative table lamps come and go! and have noted just how the male population appreciates table lamp lighting.
"Vive le Roi !
The importance of interior lighting is an undisputed fact with the table lamp making a major contribution. The illumination of a room, hall or living space, is only half the story, for a lamp, when viewed as more than "just lighting" can serve, along with pictures and antiques, not only as a work of art, but a functional work of art, offering visual pleasure while fulfilling a most practical role.
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
These charming little studies of children were based on the drawings of Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel, a Bavarian sister of the order of the Franciscan Sisters of Siessen.
Piero Fornasetti (1913-1988) designed a magical world saturated in images and colour and filled with whimsy and wit, a true 20th century renaissance man.