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Pair of Elephant Obelisk Lamps, circa 1960s

$2,950per set
$4,250per set30% Off


This is a stunning pair of large Italian ceramic lamps inspired by the obelisk found in the Piazza di Minerva, Rome. The midcentury blue and white pottery features a well-sculptured Indian elephant supporting a tall obelisk with neoclassical style decorations. Both lamps are in overall very good to excellent condition. The have been newly updated with high quality electrical fittings and silk wrap cord. These lamps would integrate beautifully into an haute-boheme or chinoiserie themed room.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 32 in. (81.28 cm)Width: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Depth: 6 in. (15.24 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Chinoiserie (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1960
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Overall very good condition. The lamps have been newly rewired with silk wrap cord.
  • Seller Location
    Pasadena, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: mjhdesignarts/elephant obelisks1stDibs: LU2519314134861

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  • Shipping
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    Ships From: Pasadena, CA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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