This lamp has a datk brown "engineered" mother of pearl design on the surface of the lamp. There is also a matching finial. It is 25 inches tall, 8 inches wide and 5 inches depth.
This came from the estate of a person with a huge collection of older lampslamps.
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The covering on this is tortoiseshell, which is now a protected materials and restricted for sale in many states.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
An Art Deco tortoiseshell veneer, brass and wood table lamp
Probably European, circa 1920s-30s
Of oval section with a shaped brass neck, clad in bricked tiles of tortoiseshell, on a stepped black painted wooden base; with a matching finial
25 inches tall, 8 inches wide and 5 inches deep
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: acquired from the estate of a lamp collector
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.