A large Khmer unglazed terracotta jar that has been mounted as a table lamp. Unglazed pottery like this dates to the 16th century. This lamp is wired for use in the U.S.
The vase or jar has a beautifully aged, gray patina with decorative incised rings around the center. The electrical cable is installed at the base of the lamp pole, so not to damage the jar. The vase dimensions are 16.63 inches high x 12 inches in diameter.
The lampshade is handmade in Belgium of fine linen and has a high quality gold foil inner lining. The lining prevents light from showing through the shade and casts a warm light.