The Arteriors Home 73141-139 Nathan floor lamp mixes soft and hard design elements sure to make a great addition to any living room, bedroom, or den. The Nathan lamp is constructed of a slender iron body with stacked flared detailing near the shade and three-legged base. The construction also features a white gesso finish, giving it a chalky or plaster-like appearance. Gesso is a material used in artwork as a base for paint on wood, canvas, and sculptures. To complete the look, a tall ivory drum shade with cream cotton lining provides an ambient glow. Sold separately, a 3-way bulb is required to utilize the lamp's 3-way rotary switch.