At the focal point is a porcelain base depicting Tutankhamun`s death mask. Quality cast and attention to detail in the hand painting gilding on the Nemes headdress, face & beard, with real 24k gold. The iconic cobra Uraeus & vulture are present and continuously decorated all round the sides. Rising from the top of the head there is a short polished brass column leading to the new brass lamp holder. This is inside a polished brass metal cover. The lamp holder has 2 brass screw rings to hold the lampshade in place. This lamp carry 1 standard small screw light bulb (E14) up to 60 Watts. At present fitted & photographed with a Golf Clear shaped light bulb of 25 Watts. This is included in the price. It is possible to use any other E14 bulbs. The original vintage handmade Pagoda shade is present and included in the price. The shade has a great quality metal frame with two arches open, one frontal and the other at the back, emphasizing the view & beauty of the mask. It is made of silk fabric in ivory tone with a triple fabric trim around the top & bottom in blue, gold & ivory. It is further lined in beige fabric. Underneath the lamp base is padded with new black felt to protect the furniture below. This vintage table lamp is in very good condition for its age. The porcelain sculpture is in very good condition with no cracks or chips. The gilt painted surfaces are in very good condition, with a light age patina & minor tiny superficial marks to the gilt in line with age & wear. The vintage lampshade is in very good condition. The metal frame is sound. The fabric is in good condition with no damages, cuts or stains, just a very light patina & rubbing in line with age & wear. Additional Dimensions: The total Height of the lamp with the shade on is: 42 cm. The base alone (without the lampshade) has the following dimensions: Height: 31 cm, Width: 15 cm & Depth: 12 cm. The lampshade alone has the following dimensions: Height: 20 cm, Width: 36 cm & Depth: 23 cm. Packing is offered free of charge. We take special professional care while packing. For safe transport the lamp base would be wrapped separately from the shade, both in bubble wrap, foam and an outer layer of card. Together these parts would easily fit into a box with loose fill packing nuts, safe for posting with a courier. We ship with reliable couriers (signed for, tracked & insured). MAIN DELIVERY CHARGES: UK Mainland: £ Free European Union: £ 75 United States/Canada: £ 125 Japan: £ 160 Australia: £ 220 Rest of the World please enquire. AHURA PORCELAIN OF ITALY HISTORY Ahura Porcelain of Nove in the north of Italy, was founded by Ezio & Flavia Zanardello in 1973. The company name is inspired by the Zoroastrian figure of Ahura Mazda, “the Spirit that creates with thought”. Still a family business today the company is also known by the family surname Zanardello. Ahura differentiate itself from standard ceramic production & design through the reinterpretation of shapes, lines and materials. A modern ceramic, with stylized models, asymmetrical shapes, gold and platinum applied on large surfaces. It began to create modern ceramics, with stylized patterns, gold and platinum applied on large surfaces, as well as asymmetrical shapes. By the 1980’s the company reached levels of quality and originality so high that it became a reference point for the entire sector thanks to its revaluation and combination of classic styles and new artistic expressions. In the 1990’s the company acquired the historically famous Ronzan brand, also of Italy. Today the company is known for its luxury ceramics and is represented at design fairs such as Maison et Objet in Paris.
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