Barsony Lamps in Australia, they are generally known as black lady lamps. Some are purely decorative while others were used as ashtrays or flower vases. The most desirable are those that come with the original lamp shades in authentic retro colours pink, yellow, red or aqua, usually contrasted with black. For the enthusiast of retro pieces, the name Barsony is well recognised. This Beautiful Barsoy Black Lady Ballerina Lamp with original Shade is marked with a Silver Cloud sticker. Recently sold for $355.00 (AUD) in April 2009 in Australia.