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Offline Gary

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Monart mushroom lamp
« on: April 09, 2013, 04:23:49 PM »
After seven years collecting Monart I have finally managed to purchase a pre war Monart mushroom lamp. I bought it today at my local auction house Antique and Fine Arts sale. There was fierce bidding with two phone bidders and internet, it went for double the mid estimate. Money well spent in my opinion has a love the shape and colour scheme.
Photos reproduced with permission from L Burns Auction house
Gary


Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Monart mushroom lamp
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2013, 05:13:00 PM »
 :)

Well done, Gary - it's an absolute beauty.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: Monart mushroom lamp
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2013, 07:55:49 PM »
gorgeous - I love that decor. 
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Re: Monart mushroom lamp
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2013, 08:48:09 PM »
Congratulations . jp


Offline millarart

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Re: Monart mushroom lamp
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2013, 03:56:06 PM »
very nice, i did get a condition report , glass seemed perfect, they did say something about fitting being repaired but thats no big deal , i watched it online , good price


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Re: Monart mushroom lamp
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2013, 06:09:02 PM »
Thanks to everyone for your positive comments on the lamp.
Your are right Gary the glass itself is in perfect condign though one of the arms had been resolderd, to a good repair.
Gary


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Re: Monart mushroom lamp
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2013, 09:09:34 PM »
thats nothing , the colourway is amazing on a lamp, seen some before and has to be in the top 5 for lamps, put some more pics of it up lit and unlit , i canna even mind what colourways on my pre war lamps, al have to look sometime


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Re: Monart mushroom lamp
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2013, 11:17:10 PM »
Congrats, those splash colourings look great lit (and unlit)
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Re: Monart mushroom lamp
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2013, 07:32:33 AM »
Thanks Frank.
 I will post some more images of lamp when I pick it up from L Burns this coming Monday.
Gary


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Re: Monart mushroom lamp
« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2013, 06:23:44 PM »
Picked up my lamp today and below are two images, one unlit and one lit. Once lit it takes on a different look in colour.
Gary

 

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