When you here the name Barsony in Australia, they are usually referred to as black lady lamps. Some are purely decorative while others were used as ashtrays or vases. The most popular are those that come with the original shade in authentic 1950's colours pink, yellow, red or aqua, typically contrasted with black. For the collector of antique pieces, the name Barsony is well known.
Beautiful Barsony Black Lady Head Figurine (wall plaque), complete with her ear rings, red lips & black & white striped top & head band.
Marked BARSONY on the base and sold in September 2009 in Australia for $256.50 (AUD).