Barsony Ceramics 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 shade in genuine 1950's colours pink, yellow, red or aqua, typically contrasted with black. For the enthusiast of retro pieces, the name Barsony is well known.
A Pair Barsony Black Lady Lamps, yes you're seeing double. Beautiful Pink Ballerinas with their original shades in fantastic condition. Both marked on the base FL-39. One lady has one earring and one crystal missing from dress, the other lady has all accessories intact. One of the shades has solid black stripes on pink and the other shade has black stripes with pink dots on pink shade. They sold together for $525.00 (AUD) in August 2009 in Australia.