These fabulous ginger jar shaped lamps, with gesso flowers came right from the Dorothy Draper era. They are classical and funky wrapped into one. The tone on tone feeling is soothing. I have found quite a few examples of gesso decorated lamp bases lately. This is the first of a series that I will be doing this fall. The gesso is normally white, but I have found a few lamp bases that the gesso has been colored. The imagination of the artists back then are amazing. Someone must have filled a pastry bag with gesso and decorated the lamp bases just like a wedding cake.
I topped them off with a great pair of cream colored sea grass hexagon lampshades. Bringing a twist to these bases. The sea grass has the wonderful warm tones of the lamps. These lamps would be a welcome addition to any home.
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