While browsing a thrift store yesterday with my kids, I happened upon an awesome Blanc de Chine lamp! I was so excited I yelped aloud and ran over to it. After a breathless explanation to my four-year-old about the history and importance of Chinoiserie style, to which I received a bored, blank stare, I hauled my score to the front counter and paid five dollars. Well, my actual total was $5.50 because the four-year-old found some vintage Hot Wheels. I'm still on cloud nine. Here she is:
And here are some more vintage Blanc de Chine lattice style lamps for fun:
The lamp below looks just like mine.
And I love the slick black lamp shade!