A striking vintage Italian ceramic lamp by Volpi Deruta a mid century pottery light that will fit perfectly with your retro home decor. Topped with an optional spun fibreglass lampshade in a rare blue colour.
This would make a fantastic addition to any collection of Italian, Studio, European art pottery and would complement any retro, 1950s, mid century, kitsch or contemporary interior.
The technical bit-
This is a beautiful & very rare lamp base made by Volpi Deruta in Italy circa mid 1950’S.
A great unusual piece from Maiolica Derutese Volpi, showcasing Serafino Volpis adventurous forms & decors.
The decoration is superb, hundreds of raised white dots laboriously applied by hand with a pump surround stylised butterflies and rooster heads. The upper part of the lamp contrasts eyepoppingly with a bright glossy blue glaze swirl.
Complemented by an optional blue fibreglass shade
Measurements approx -
2.5” dia base x 9” to top of bulb holder
6cm dia base x 23cm to top of bulb holder
Overall height with shade is 38cm ( 15” )
The shade itself measures 20cm x 20cm. ( 8” x 8” )
For overseas buyers this can be supplied with a EU or US plug together with a bulb converter from bayonet to small Edison screw
For US buyers this lamp will be tested in a 240V to 120V stepdown voltage converter which will ensure that it will be suitable for a US supply.
All our lamps are safety checked and Pat tested by a C&G qualified technician.
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