Figurative Stem Table Lamp in Petrol

The Petrol Figurative Stem Table Lamp is part of the Guardian Collection by multidisciplinary designer, Camilla Bliss and features an elegant stem-like form with a low gloss surface, and subtle faces (or 'guardians') that peer out from the clay at the top. The shade is sold separately.

The inspiration for the Guardian Collection came from a need to express sentimentality. Each face acts as a protector, ensuring the owner of the lamp is bathed in light, warmth and well-being. These ancient symbols of the sun, bravery, power and regalia were developed especially for this collection, to bring strength and a sense of nurturing to the home. Carefully crafted, each lamp base is a statement piece perfect for enhancing the most exceptional interiors.

International wiring is available, please enquire for further details. Shade not included.

This product is available in bespoke variations, please enquire for further details.

Material: Earthenware Clay
cm: Width 15cm, Depth 15cm, Height 42cm
inches: Width 5.9in, Depth 5.9in, Height 16.5in
Care Instructions: Wipe with a damp cloth or duster.
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Made to order (12 weeks)


Colours and materials are intentionally chosen for their cultural associations and functionality. Camilla uses earthenware clay, pushing it into handcraft moulds to craft an elongated stem with either lion or guardian faces peering out at the top. The deep, petrol glaze absorbs the light, creating a subtle silhouette.
The Maker Camilla Bliss Artist & Ceramicist - South East England

Camilla Bliss is a London-based contemporary designer and ceramicist who produces lighting, artworks and sculptures engaging her viewers with a dynamic energy and playfulness. Camilla draws inspiration from historical practices, social rituals and the parallels between the modern world and myths of the past. Her work is regularly exhibited across the UK, from her involvement in Chisenhale Studios ‘Into the Wild’ programme in 2014 to her recent residency with the Barbican Arts trust.