Beswick ceramic dog table lamp, Terrier, Art Deco

S/N:11151

  • £390.00
  • €427 Euro
  • $497 US Dollar

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Beswick ceramic dog table lamp, Terrier, Art Deco

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Beswick ceramic dog table lamp, Terrier, 1930`s ca English.

This table lamp has been gently cleaned while respecting the vintage patina. It is newly rewired and PAT tested by an electrician. It has a new gold tone lamp holder with matching cover, gold tone silk cable, new black switch at the cable & new black plug. It can be used with a dimmer. It is possible to use this light in other countries with a light bulb suitable to local electricity.

This vintage table lamp was probably made by the English Company Beswick. It has many of the design features: the dog theme, a quality figurine depicted with realism, good colour & glaze. The Terrier dog was popular in the early 20th Century, and represented in many objects, paintings and decorations for the home.

With its delicate proportions and cute animal theme in the Art Deco style, this light works well as a side lamp on a table, desk, or shelf. It would suit a range of interiors such as Antique, Country, Traditional, Hollywood Regency, Art Deco, or Contemporary.

The composition consists of four parts, a ceramic figurine of a Yorkshire Terrier dog stands sideways on two ceramic books. Behind there is a black lamp base leading to the lamp holder.

Looking in detail, a ceramic Yorkshire Terrier dog has white paws, painted eyes and perky brown ears & tail. The paint effect gives texture and is finished in gloss. The books making up the base are glossy black with painted brown `book corners` and the pages are painted a gold matte gilt

From the back the figurine is as well detailed as the front. Cleverly the silk cable comes out from a discrete hole in the tree trunk.

At the bottom there is new white felt to protect the furniture when this lamp is in place.

The lamp holder has a gilt metal cover that adds a golden tone to the design.

The light is finished with a removable new clip-on black silk lampshade. This has a gold metallic lining and edged with a black fabric trim.

Carries one standard small screw light bulb (E14) up to 40 Watts. At present fitted with a Candle Clear light bulb of 25 Watts, as photographed, which is included in the price. It could also take other types of E14 bulbs.

This vintage lamp is in very good condition.The ceramic figurine is sound with no chips or damages with minor marks & some vintage patina in line with age & wear.

Packing is offered free of charge. We take special professional care with packing. For safe transport the shade will be wrapped separately in bubble wrap and an outer layer of card. The base will also be wrapped separately in bubble wrap & card. Together these pieces would easily fit into a box with loose fill packing suitable for posting with a courier.

Additional dimensions:

The base alone (without the lampshade) has the following dimensions: Height: 26 cm, Width: 18.5 cm & Depth: 11 cm.

The book portion of the base has the following dimensions: Height: 3 cm, Width: 14.5 cm, Depth: 10.5 cm.

The lampshade alone has the following dimensions: Height: 9.5 cm, Diameter at the bottom:14 cm, Diameter at the top: 7 cm.

BESWICK POTTERY HISTORY - Beswick was an English pottery manufacturer, founded in 1894 by James Wright and his sons John and Gilbert in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. It was not until the 1930`s, and specifically the introduction of a high fired bone china in 1934, that the firm turned to the animal modelling for which they would become known for. In 1969, the business was sold to Doulton & Co. Ltd. The factory closed in 2002 and the brand John Beswick was sold in 2004.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 34.5cm (13.58in)
  • W: 18.5cm (7.28in)
  • D: 13cm (5.12in)

Period: 

1930's ca, English

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