Beautiful and unusual antique marble and tole table lamp with great 3-d flowers in the base. The Half Moon shade covered in 1920s printed lamé with an almost watercolor effect. Colored metallic net are in the side panels. Front panels have overlays of exceptional large antique ribbon flowers from France. Wonderful large scale finial has a great garden ornament patina on it. Double layer beaded fringe adorn the bottom. This is a good size table lamp and stands 29 inches high to the top of the finial.
Carnelian was a common stone in ancient Egypt. However, it was often used together with the stones that were considered precious (turquoise and lapis lazuli) due to its religious significance. (source)