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Author Topic: Blue Opaline Hummingbirds night light\boudoir lamp  (Read 306 times)

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Offline Duane

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Blue Opaline Hummingbirds night light\boudoir lamp
« on: May 05, 2013, 06:02:49 PM »
Hello,
I am trying to ID this blue Opaline night light or perhaps boudoir lamp. Stands 5-3/4" tall and is about 3" wide or so.

Thanks for looking,

Duane

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Re: Blue Opaline Hummingbirds night light\boudoir lamp
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2013, 06:31:18 PM »
hello Duane, and welcome to the GMB.          Regret I know very little about night lights, and probably an equal amount on opaline, but........
Your attractive piece looks more akin to simply opaque pale blue glass, or perhaps what you might even call milk glass  -  if you hold it up to the light, does it show the 'sunset glow' typical of opaline?
Does the piece come apart in any sense, or is it a single picece of glass?

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Re: Blue opaque Hummingbirds night light\boudoir lamp
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2013, 07:08:52 PM »
Paul, you are correct. It is blue opaque and not opaline and I have corrected the title as such.

The light is one single piece of glass, and the only thing that comes apart is the lighting mechanism.

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Re: Blue Opaline Hummingbirds night light\boudoir lamp
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2013, 07:11:51 PM »
is there an edit function within the post? Learning curve here!

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Re: Blue Opaline Hummingbirds night light\boudoir lamp
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2013, 09:01:05 PM »
thanks Duane.         In the absence of the word electrical, I'd assumed that somehow this might come apart, such that a small wick based candle could be inserted - obviously I was wrong.         Presumably a bulb of some description is used, but must admit to knowing nothing about these things.            Do you consider the wiring to be original States handiwork, or do you think it's origins lay elsewhere?

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