Perfect for Piano or Desk
Artistic Design, Well Built, Good Size
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
I am using this piano lamp on an actual piano, if you can believe it, but it should also make an excellent desk or decorative lamp. I measured everything carefully beforehand and the size is perfect for my case with my music fitting under it nicely. This lamp is heavy weight and well-made with nice detail and it has a felt bottom. There is one "articulation" for the arm and the base is heavy enough to support the arm fully "extended". The shade can also tilt a little in addition to the arm movement, but you are only going to get a minor adjustment from that. In fact the shade is shipped from the factory "crooked" and must be tilted to align it properly. Although it has 2 standard screw-base receptacles, this lamp will NOT take a standard-size bulb. It requires "T10" type bulbs, which are long and look like fat cigars. Unfortunately this style bulb does not come in CFL or LED yet, so you will probably be limited to traditional incandescent T10's. At least those are cheap. I am very pleased with House-of-Troy products and I would be happy to buy their stuff again.