One never really knows what he may stumble upon when entering the organized chaos of a vintage shop or thrift store. Quite honestly, it can be rather overwhelming without a game plan in mind. Often I feel like a kid in a candy store with ADD, not really knowing where to start or where to stop for that matter. Last weekend, however, was different. I knew what I wanted.
This, my friends, is a Paul Hanson Ginger Jar lamp. I didn't really know what I was looking at while shopping, but I knew that I liked it. That's all that really matters anyways.
Here are some more lamps that I am more than just a little gaga over...
Below is a picture of my lamp in it's entirety. It has some minor damage (See the base?), but overall it's in pretty superb shape. For fifteen dollars, I couldn't let this piece slip by. Jason thought I was insane at first, but after introducing him to 1st Dibs and showing him that we could very well have a $1000 lamp in our possession, he changed his mind rather quickly. That is after we got over his idea of selling it and my cry back, "I want expensive things!" Just this morning he told me how proud he was with me and my bargain of a deal.
Now, where to find a lamp shade that will fit this giant sucker? Any insight would be greatly appreciated!!!
P.S. I'm sure many of you were distracted by the nudity. That is an original oil painting by Jason Espey, my awesome husband. He has a facebook page, so you should go like him! And for fun, you can tell him that I sent you! If you enjoy reading The Tiny Abode please feel free to follow us on facebook or twitter. Or you can use our little subscribe linky to the right.