Vintage 1960s small clay stoneware table bedside lamp. Classic, elegant, and striking mid century modern studio art pottery. This lamp includes the original fabric drum shade. This is model M56 made by Marshal Studios, Inc.
And designed by Jane and Gordon Martz. Original Marshall Studios catalog page included for comparison. Measures 21-3/4"h overall x 12"h (bottom of the harp).The ceramic base is 8"h x 6" base diameter. The shade is 10"h x 10" top diameter tapering out to 12 bottom diameter. Unpacked weight is 4lbs 8oz. Lamp ships in a double walled 17 x 13 x 13 box that weighs roughly 15 lbs. And the shade ships in a single walled 15 x 15 x 15 box that weighs roughly 6 lbs.
Unrestored vintage condition showing minimal wear from age and previous very careful use. Structurally sound with all parts securely attached. Sound electrical in working condition with vintage replacement wiring (plug is polarized). Cosmetically, the clay base has no obvious wear.No glaze pops, chips, cracks, or crazing. No discoloration, staining, or otherwise detracting blemishes. The walnut stem and finial has some shallow nicks and slight wear to the finish. Both retain the original medium brown color with no significant fading or blotchiness to the finish. The shade is slightly off round, but it's not overly detracting. There are some cracks to the styrene interior, a few snags to the exterior fabric, and a general slight musty smell. The lamp was acquired from a residence that smelled musty and as such the lamp retains the faint overall odor.
Photos reveal more condition details. All questions will be answered promptly and thoroughly. Box and weight dimensions above. The item "Marshall Studios MARTZ Walnut Ceramic Stoneware Clay Art Pottery Lamp with Shade" is in sale since Friday, October 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Mid-Century Modernism".
The seller is "lofidave" and is located in Richmond, California. This item can be shipped to United States.