Attractive Table Lamp made with original English Victorian Tea Canister coming from an old grocery store. The enamelled tolework canister has a hand-painted scene entitled 'The Castle at Ferrara' depicting a street scene in the historic Italian city, and was one from a larger set that was made to hold various blends of tea ,having come from a traditional grocer shop in victorian England. The modern lamp base with metal rod and light fixing has been custom made for the antique canister to sit inside , and supports a modern 'coolie hat' lampshade.
Overall height with shade is 32 inches, the base measures 12 inches wide x 9 deep. The Tea Canister is 17 inches high. Date is c. 1870-1885
This item is available for the same price with or without the lampshade- since the shade may add uneconomically to the shipping cost.
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