D054 An English Tôleware Chinoiserie Lamp of Square Shape - Dated 1928

A vintage English tôleware Chinoiserie accent lamp, or task light of square sectioned shape.  The lamp with a dark olive green ground colour and printed with eight Chinoiserie subject panels, the side panels decorated with Imperial dragons in yellow, coral and green.

The tôleware shape was produced by Huntley, Bourne and Stevens for Huntley and Palmer, the famous English biscuit makers.  This shape is recorded as being produced in 1928.

The lamp standing on a finely detailed, custom made Chinese square table, lacquered in coral red.  The lamp fitted with a gold plated bronze cap.  The lamp designed for a 25w lamp holder. The lamp shown with a forest green, silk shade suggestion.

Illustrated as a detail is the original Chinese 19th century porcelain vase showing the source for the shape and decoration of this lamp.

Accent Lamps
Accent lamps are designed to produce a mood, a look or feel in a room, rather than providing a major source of light in a space.  In general, an accent lamp is a relatively small lamp, with usually no more than a maximum height of about 20" / 50cm including the lamp shade.  Accent lamps also serve as decorative accents within a room.

Dated 1928

Overall height (including shade) 21"/53 cm approx

Lamps shipped to the US and UK are wired to US and UK specifications

Lamp shades can be ordered if required.


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