Handmade Ceramic 'Domino' Table Lamp (Mexico)

by Novica
Sale:$15199
Was: $189.99
Free Shipping*
ONLY 2 LEFT!


Start your free 30-day Club O Rewards trial today!

Free Shipping
Free Shipping
on every purchase you make
Earn Rewards Back
Rewards for Purchases
when you shop at Overstock
Free Returns
Free, No-Hassle Returns
on select clothing, shoes & jewelry
Rewards for Reviews
Rewards for Reviews
when you tell us what you think
Additional Perks
Additional Perks
on hotels, dining, and more
ITEM# 16953679
  • Delivery Estimate

    Select a Product Option to view shipping

      **Delivery date is approximate and not guaranteed. Estimates include processing and shipping times, and are only available in US (excluding APO/FPO and PO Box addresses). Final shipping costs are available at checkout.

    • Warranty
      View Offers
      Select an option before changing warranty
    • Notifications

      Receive product notifications for this item, and also receive other email-exclusive savings.

    Love this item?

    Save it to a list so you can find it anytime!


    Oops,

    something went wrong.

    Please refresh the page and try again.


    Details

    ITEM#: 16953679

    This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. Crafted by hand of barro bruñido (burnished clay), this elegant table lamp comes from Mexico's Garcia Ochoa Family. Squares in back and ivory create a domino effect. Once glazed with natural oxides, the clay is polished by hand with a smooth stone. The switch is located on the cord, and a cotton lampshade crowns the table lamp.

    Product Features:

    • Weight: 13.0 lbs
    • Lamp: 10.75" H x 9.75" Diam.
    • Lampshade: 14.25" H x 10.75" Diam.
    • Total height: 20.75" L
    • Colors: Black, Ivory
    • Materials: Ceramic, Cotton and Polystyrene
    • Shade: White cotton on polystyrene
    • Fitting: Spider
    • Handmade item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
    • Switch is on cable
    • Number of lights: One
    • Takes one 60 or 40 watt bulb (not included)
    • UL certified
    • Made in Mexico

    Story Behind the Art: 

    Each of one our ceramics has its own personality, as each requires many hours of work to bring it into being. Hello, I'm Israel García Ochoa. Our work was born of the desire to create something different in clay. It was my mother who began this project and who designs the majority of our pieces. We set up our workshop with the idea of offering a dignified job to people with physical handicaps. At the same time, we want to rescue the traditional technique known as barro bruñido, or burnished clay.

    We first shape the piece, either on a potter's wheel or using molds. Once dry, we prepare it so the surface will be glossy, working while the clay is still slightly damp. Then, with a compass, we mark the areas to be incised. Once the design is perfectly laid out, we add colors derived from different earth oxides. To finish it, we burnish it, forcing the color into the piece. For a shiny finish, we polish the clay with stone, while metal gives it a matte finish. The piece is allowed to thoroughly dry, and then fired. Our work of integrating the color with the clay and firing a piece only once results in a very resistant item.

    This kind of work requires a great deal of time and patience, as the pieces are generally small and include motifs such as the Virgin Mary, or crosses. Our designs are derived from the Mexican baroque tradition as well as contemporary styles. By combining a time-honored technique with our own passion for art, we achieve decorative pieces that are innovative and original. Each of one our ceramics has its own personality, as each requires many hours of work to bring it into being.

    Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.

    Specs

    Features
    Material Ceramic, Cotton
    Shade Material Cotton Thread
    Switch Type On-Off Line Switch
    Bulb Wattage 40 W, 60 W
    Color Black, Off-White
    Height 20 in to 23 in
    Lamp Type Standard
    Light Direction Multi-directional
    Lighting Shade Color Beige Shade
    Lighting Style Casual, Modern & Contemporary
    Number of Lights 1 Light
    Product Features Handmade, UL Listed
    Shade Shape Drum
    Width 16 in or less
    Dimensions 9.0 In. X 10.75 In. X 20.75 In.
    Model Number 213109
    Country of Origin Mexico

    Questions & Answers

    Yay! Be the first to ask a question about this product.

    Shopping Tips & Inspiration

    Shipping & Returns

    Contact Information

    Shipping:

    Leaves our warehouse in 1-10 business days. *

    Standard Return Policy:

    Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. For the return policy on a Marketplace item, please refer to the Seller’s individual policy, located on the product page by clicking on the Seller name. More Details

    FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.

    NOTE:

    This item cannot be shipped to Alaska or Hawaii. More details

    For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.

    ** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.