U Collection: Antique Clarinet Table Lamp (2)
U Collection: Antique Clarinet Table Lamp (2)

U Collection: Antique Clarinet Table Lamp (2)


U Collection: Antique Clarinet Table Lamp (2)


A tall and stylish table lamp created by Utopia from parts of an antique clarinet made from grenadilla (Dalbergia melanoxylon) by Eugine Albert of Brussels for S A Chappell of Regent Street, London between 1860 and 1890's. Grenadilla is an exotic African blackwood often used for making musical instruments. The keys are probably silver plated.

The antique clarinet was sourced in a state of disrepair and unable to be played, it has been ‘utopiaised’ into a table lamp with new chrome fittings, around 2 metres of retro-style twisted mid brown cable and a black plug. The wooden base has been specially hand turned and French polished to compliment the warm tones of the wood. The cable exits discreetly from the wooden base.

The lamp is shown here with one of our brown linen large oval shades.  Please visit our lampshade collections for more shade designs and prices. 

Dimensions height 70cm, base diameter 20cm

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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