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Offline Anne E.B.

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Re: Large retro mushroom lamp
« Reply #10 on: October 27, 2009, 10:28:50 AM »
I think you are quite right  ;)
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Re: Large retro mushroom lamp
« Reply #11 on: October 30, 2009, 07:20:59 PM »
I think that I grew up just 200 metres from where this was made.

And thats in the middle of the kingdom of crystal. Take a guess!   :rn:

I believe it was designed 1960

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Re: Large retro mushroom lamp
« Reply #12 on: October 30, 2009, 08:01:22 PM »
Oooh I just love a mystery ;D

Smaland, Sweden  ;)

Presumably "Bonvita" was the design name, but the original print advertisement which I obtained from the USA recently, doesn't state who actually made it. It came from a 1957 publication, and the table lamp was for sale at that time at Bonniers Gallery, New York City for 35 USD.

Do you know which glassworks it came from or have any further information about it please? :rn:
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Re: Large retro mushroom lamp
« Reply #13 on: October 30, 2009, 08:17:59 PM »

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Re: Large retro mushroom lamp
« Reply #14 on: October 30, 2009, 09:18:10 PM »
Thats great. Thank you :clap:

 
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Re: Large retro mushroom lamp
« Reply #15 on: December 10, 2009, 01:56:34 AM »
It's not illustrated in Iittala 125, which isn't to say that it's not Iittala as there's a lot that isn't in the book.

Just spotted the Lisa Johansson-Pape model in Taschen's 1000 Lights Vol. 1. The proportions look slightly different to yours (the 'stem' is a touch longer and more slender, and the top bulge a little more angled on its curve). So Iittala can be entirely discounted.

 

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