Literati Collection: Victorian Standish Table Lamp (7)
Literati Collection: Victorian Standish Table Lamp (7)

Literati Collection: Victorian Standish Table Lamp (7)


Literati Collection: Victorian Standish Table Lamp (7)


A wonderful statement table lamp created from a mahogany Victorian standish.

The antique inkwell stand has been restored and is now in excellent condition with both the original glass inkwells intact, without chips or cracks, with two brass lids. The well recesses still have the original ink stained cloth inside. The wood has an ebonised finish on the handle, pen recesses and on the standish edge - this two-tone finish adds to the overall sophistication of the lamp. The stand has its original wooden feet. The black flex exits discreetly from under the base. The lamp has been 'utopiaised' with brass fittings, black retro-style twisted cable and a black Bakelite plug.

The lamp is shown here with one of our oval brown linen shades with a black suedette trim. 

Dimensions Height including shade 48cm. Width of standish 27cm x depth 14cm

Utopia's Unexpected Lights

All Utopia's lights are unique and are handmade in our studios in North Norfolk from interesting antiques and finds. They each tell a narrative and enjoy close inspection to reveal strong craftsmanship and hidden layers of interest and wonder. 

Creating our distinctive lights – the narrative behind the story
Reclaimed elegance – the artefacts that Utopia sources for its lights are deliciously old, usually antique, sometimes vintage, and this ‘narrative’ is reflected in their character, patina and form – Utopia celebrates the knocks, chips, and scratches of their stories. The inspired selection of the original object and the process it goes through to make it covetable and unique is what makes our products special – every lamp is a one-off.

Peace of Mind
Enjoy the aesthetics of top quality heritage styling: traditional twisted fabric cable, aged metal fittings, retro-style chains and historical Bakelite plugs, whilst having the peace of mind that your light is safe, having been completely wired/rewired by experts using modern fittings.

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