Basic Empire Lampshade in Real Silk

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Design Pro Tip: A safe and classy choice for round bases.

Are you in search of a simple but sophisticated lamp shade to dress up your new lamp or revitalize an old lamp with a new style? When it comes to filtering your light, fitting into your room’s design, and complementing your other home decor for a complete look, a lampshade is an essential part of your home’s design. When you’re selecting a new shade, you want the best quality in design, material, and manufacturing for a stylish accent piece that will last years — and here at Oriental Lamp Shade Company, we have everything you’re looking for in our selection of expertly made, high-quality lamp shades of all shapes and styles.

If you’re looking for a new lamp shade with a sleek but simple design to suit your space, our Basic Empire lampshade offers you style and simplicity in a subtle but classy shape. With a round base and conically inspired design complete with tasteful rib accents, this shade works well with any kind of lamp base and any style of home decor. Even better, you can customize it to meet your needs and suit your tastes.

Pick classic materials such as 100% pongee silk in oyster, sand, and eggshell. Our Empire lamp shade comes in the following dimensions to fit your room and your lamp base:  

  • 5 x 8 x 6.75
  • 5 x 10 x 8
  • 5 x 12 x 9.5
  • 7 x 14 x 10.5
  • 5 x 15 x 11.25
  • 8 x 16 x 12
  • 5 x 17 x 12.5
  • 9 x 18 x 13
  • 11 x 20 x 14.75

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About Oriental Lampshade Company | New York City New York


We, at Oriental Lamp Shade Company, have been illuminating the world since almost a century. For over three generations, our family has skillfully focused on providing you lamps and lampshades. Because we understand that you spend more quality time in your bedroom than in any tunnel.

With over 85 years of experience and proficiency, your very own Oriental Lamp Shade Company has learned to offer exactly what you'd like, and customize or repair every type of lamp to meet your fondness.

Our esteemed and diverse clientele keeps us going even today. We have handcrafted an endless range of shapes, colors and styles of lampshades to flawlessly match their choices. So if you're looking for a remarkable combination of supreme quality and exceptional craftsmanship, we would like to recommend ourselves.

Well, if you don't wish to believe in our recommendation, how about other renowned sources? We have been honored by the NY TIMES House & Home article "Room to Improve," along with other magazines and newspapers.



About Oriental Lampshade Company | New York City New York