A unique tiled floor lamp by renowned artist Ron Hitchins with 265 individual handmade tiles

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A unique tiled floor lamp by renowned artist Ron Hitchins made with 265 individual, handmade, biscuit fired tiles, each one totally unique, hand made and handed coloured. With original Halogen uplighter mounted in the centre, rewired and PAT tested with dimmer switch.


Origin: England

Date: 1960s


Height: 160 cm

Width:70 cm

Depth: 28 cm

Condition: Good original condition


Product Code: LMP 605


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Provenance: This lamp was in the artists East End home which he lived in for over 60 years and was one of his personal pieces and can be seen in the photos attached. The house was filled with art and pieces relating to his love of Flamenco, with every space covered in every room.

He even constructed his own bed with 3582 unique handmade tiles and even made a smaller version for his cat, that is now in the V & A Museum. His bed is available too so please contact for more details.

Ron was a prolific artist working in various mediums and a selection of important pieces are in the London Victoria & Albert museum private collection.

He has sold at Christie’s and Bonham’s amongst others and exhibited widely with his work has appeared in the BBC’s ‘Antiques Roadshow’ and been featured in Magazines and newspapers

Born in the 1920s in London, Ron Hitchins moved to Hackney aged 13 and started a market stall on the infamous Ridley Road, He was known as ‘The Flash’ he was a colourful character in London’s East end. He started to design small terracotta necklaces with interesting abstract designs that he sold on his stall. From this a developed a career as an artist.

He also he also worked with fibreglass. His designs were often inspired by foreign design influences, notably Aztec. He made some large beautiful sculptural pieces, most of which hung all over his house, both inside and out. Although much loved as an artist, Hitchins was first and foremost known as an avid Flamenco dancer. He almost single-handedly introduced London to this form of dancing in the 1950s and 60s and until his death in 2019 he remained an active member of the Flamenco Dance scene. Claudine Roux, Andrew Tullis and Lucy Cash directed a short film about his life called ‘Made in Hackney’.