Chinese table lamp, made of cerulean blue glazed ceramic with a round brass top and bottom hardware. The body of the lamp rests on a circular brown wooden base, topped with an ivory silk pleated shade. The body of the Lamp features three large round poppy-like flowers in shades of blue and white with smaller tan and white flowers surrounding them. There are other blue and brown shapes toward the top of the body. There is a brass pull cord that drapes over the top brass part of the lamp.
Glazed ceramic with wood base, brass hardware, and silk shade
62.2 x 16.5 cm (24 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)
The floral design and blue glazes of this lamp compliment the desk it sits on in the Macknight Room. Isabella used the desk as a workspace and surrounded herself with objects from different regions of the world. We can imagine Isabella writing letters by the light cast from this lamp.