Elegant pair of brass & porcelain ginger jar table lamps by Maitland Smith. They feature brass square Ming-style footed bases, brass bands around the lids, brass fittings and pierced brass Asian finials. The porcelain ginger jars are hand-painted with cranes, water lilies, birds and koi fish in deep coral, jade, green and gray against a pale green ground. Label on each lamp “Designed and Hand Made in Hong Kong by Maitland Smith LTD”.
They are in excellent vintage condition with no cracks or chips.
Makers Label: Maitland Smith labels attached
Creator: Maitland Smith Design
Of the Period: Mid 20th Century
Place of Origin: Hong Kong
Date of Manufacture: Circa 1970s
Materials and Techniques: Brass base, fittings and finials with hand-painted porcelain ginger jars
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use
Measurements: 8” diameter, 16 1/2” H to top of socket, 25.5” H to top of finial