This is a fabulous late 20th-century table lamp - it has a tangerine shattaline base which is in excellent condition. It also has its original shade.
The shattaline has no chips, cracks or nasty scratches - nice and clear with bright orange shattered inclusions.
The shattaline base is 5 1/4 inches in height and has a diameter of just under 3 1/4 inches.
It has an on / off switch on the original white plastic bulb holder.
Shattaline Limited operated from the mid-1960s for about 10 years.
They made a range of products using a patented process which created a "crazed" effect within the resin.
The company was based in Scotland for a time. They made paperweights, pen holders, candle holders, lamps, table lighters - and even tables! (I actually own a coffee table which I might sell if there was serious interest).
The process for making these items was labour-intensive and craft-based, and resulted in a very high level of rejection. Stattaline items were therefore relatively expensive to make, and not the cheap plastic items that people often assume them to be.
The shade is contemporary to the lamp - and is made of a cylinder of thick and firm spun plastic - with three little decorative peg features on the shade near the bottom rim.
The shade is 6 inches in height with a diameter of 4 inches.
Overall height including shade is 13 1/4 inches.
It has its original wiring - so might have to be checked over by an electrician - or perhaps re-wired. However, it does work.
As nice an example as you might find, and this is reflected in my starting price.