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Delft Lamps

Delft Lamps at Nicholas Wells Antiques are a beautiful and unique addition to any home. These lamps are made from antique pottery vases that date back to the 17th and 18th centuries. The antique vases are decorated in blue and white glazes, depicting Chinese themes, Chinoiserie, birds, and flowers. The intricate designs and attention to detail make these lamps true works of art.

18th Century Delft Blue and White Vase Mounted as a Table Lamp

The term “Delft” refers to a type of tin-glazed earthenware that originated in the Netherlands. Delftware became popular in the 17th century as a less expensive alternative to Chinese porcelain. The blue and white designs were inspired by Chinese porcelain and were highly sought after by the wealthy.

At Nicholas Wells Antiques, you can find a wide selection of Delft Lamps. Each lamp is unique, with its own history and story to tell. The antique pottery vases have been carefully mounted and electrified for use in modern interior decoration. These lamps are not only functional but also serve as beautiful decorative pieces.

Pair of 18th Century Blue and White Delft Vases Mounted as Table Lamps

Chinoiserie is a style of art that was popular in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries. It was inspired by Chinese art and design and often featured intricate scenes of nature, such as birds and flowers. The Delft Lamps at Nicholas Wells Antiques often feature Chinoiserie designs, adding an exotic touch to any room.

In addition to their beauty, Delft Lamps are also highly collectible. As antiques, they have a value that goes beyond their decorative appeal. Collectors appreciate the history and craftsmanship that goes into each lamp.

If you’re looking for a unique and beautiful addition to your home, consider a Delft Lamp from Nicholas Wells Antiques. These lamps are not only functional but also serve as works of art that will add character and charm to any room.

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