When you here the word Barsony in Australia, they are usually referred to as black lady lamps. Some are purely attractive while others were used as ashtrays or vases. The most popular are those that come with the original lamp shades in genuine retro colours pink, yellow, red or aqua, usually contrasted with black. For the collector of retro pieces, the name Barsony is well recognised. Barsony Black Lady Figurine & Opaque Lucite Table Lamp 'Bikini Girl' is attached to a painted wooden lamp base. It has an opaque Lucite oblong screen attached to the wooden base & set behind the black lady figurine. Sold in July 2009 for $500.00 (AUD) in Australia.