Resembling an heirloom or estate sale find, this antiqued solid brass lamp has a wonderful Japanese-style bas-relief design of birds and cherry blossoms. 21"h, wooden base and finial, 60-watt capacity, 11" sq. waffle-textured cream fabric shade.
Always seeking to acquire the newest technologies, Thomas Jefferson wrote to friends in France and England to send him the latest lamp inventions. In 1785 he wrote to James Monroe, "I am so pleased with the invented lamp that I shall not grudge two guineas for one of them."