This is a rain lamp. In case you don’t know what a rain lamp is, mineral oil drips down the fishing line creating a beautiful “rain” effect. Add to that the modest Aphrodite, the lush ferns, Grecian columns and top it off with a black light party blub, and prepare to enter a hypnotic trace of dionysian pleasures.
My husband had the smaller table-top version when he was in college, and he was ecstatic when we came across this one at a yard sale. This one is about a foot high from top to bottom of the columns, and hangs on a lovely chain. While it functions, it leaks through the bottom so we don’t keep it full of oil. We found another about a year later and they hang on either side of our patio. We once saw an even bigger one at an estate sale (hanging in a sunken living room, no less!) but sadly it was not for sale.