We launched our summer lamps catalogue this week, and are delighted to share it with you. Have a look at the catalogue on our website here. These lamps are the perfect complement to any interior: with a mix of both antique and modern examples, the following collection reflects timeless designs and styles. Each of the … Continue reading Mackinnon’s Summer Lamps Catalogue Now Published
The Meiji era began in 1868 with the restoration of imperial rule in Japan and lasted until the death of Emperor Meiji in 1912. The period is associated with a rapid expansion in art forms, mediums, and styles. Both European and Chinese culture influenced the art of the time—the presence of dragons on these vases … Continue reading Meiji Masterpieces: Japanese Art & Design of the Meiji Period
Turkish design has been a source of inspiration in Western Europe for centuries--everything from furniture, textiles, and ceramics have been highly valued for its fine quality and intricate decoration. Today we are taking a closer look at a type of ceramics known as Iznik ware. Iznik pottery takes its name from a town in Anatolia, … Continue reading Turkish Delight: Iznik Pottery
It may be summer, which means long days and shorter nights, but that doesn't mean you aren't in need of lamps, lamps, and more lamps. We have just published our latest online lamps catalogue, which you can read on our website here, or at the bottom of this post. Here are some lamps from the … Continue reading Lamps, Lamps, & More Lamps
It is no secret that we are a fan of ceramic and porcelain lamps (for proof, see here and here). One term that often comes up when discussing ceramics is the term craquelure. So what does it mean? Craquelure is the fine pattern of cracking on the surface of materials, and in the case of … Continue reading Craqueluring the Code: What is Craquelure?
We are delighted to present an online catalogue of lamps from our collection. With a mix of both antique and modern vases, each of these lamps has been selected for its fine quality and decorative appeal. You can read the catalogue here: http://issuu.com/mackinnonfineart/docs/mackinnon_lamps_catalogue_winter_20_2209298fdd782d?e=25624079/58758226 Below we are highlighting a few examples from the catalogue. The ceramic … Continue reading A Selection of Antique & Modern Lamps