Gracious Greece Donkey Table Lamp design draws inspiration from tradition and everyday life on Greek islands and the reliable partners for transportation through the steep, narrow paths of villages; the donkeys. Donkeys have played a very important role in Greece’s past and especially in insular Greece, for transporting goods , as well as, being the main means of personal transportation around the island until less than a century ago. The donkey has been used for carrying olives, grapes, and other domestic products since antiquity; offering an ideal access to traditional narrow paths among the white small Cycladic houses.
Values like kindness, honor, charm, are established in all forms of its culture, from ancient years, till tradition and modern art. Inspired by Greece’s heritage and everyday light, Gracious Greece created high quality useful art objects, that at a first glance, they transmit simplicity and values, from this little place of earth.