Ernestine Table Lamp, Ceramic, White, Signed
Ernestine Table Lamp, Ceramic, White, Signed. Large, gracefully proportioned double gourd form lamp with footed base and glazed in off-white. The ceramic body measures 17.25 inches high by 8.5 inches across its widest point. Glazed signature on body ascending from the base. Signed additionally on the underside: "Ernestine L7 K55 Salerno, Italy".
Ernestine Cannon and Matteo D’Agostino operated a successful ceramics workshop in Salerno, that produced and exported home goods to Europe and North America, from the mid 1940's until 1969.
Good: Expertly rewired with quality polished brass double cluster and new faux silk cord. Cord has an on/off switch. Wear consistent with age and use. Light crazing to the glaze. Minor wear to the edge of the base - at the front of the lamp.