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Is it okay to break this lamp?
« on: July 07, 2006, 09:49:17 PM »
We're going to try and hang these two lamps up in my living room but the way my mother is going about it she'll break them before we hang them.

Any clues to manufacturer and age please?
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/Picture_48148.jpg
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« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2006, 08:58:48 PM »
Danish perhaps?
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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2006, 01:25:17 AM »
I would have thought that they'd probably be English judging by how many of them there are on the UK market, but Italian or German could be a possibility. Age, probably early/mid 70s.

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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2006, 09:24:48 AM »
Thanks, I liked the style of them.

How about this one. I got it from my Auntie so it must be old.  :lol:
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/Picture%2048061.jpg

I'll probably hang that one in my room as it's got stripes.  :roll:
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2006, 09:39:05 AM »
Um.... not sure. Italy/Germany, c.1950-60?

That's a complete guess based on the style alone.

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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2006, 10:43:57 AM »
Better than expected when lit.
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/Picture_1351.jpg

I didn't think it was anything special as the decoration is painted on.
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« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2006, 11:03:34 AM »
Oh, that's quite attractive. Does it have some traces of gilding to its bottom rim, or are my eyes playing up?

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« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2006, 02:59:33 PM »
No, that's where some of the White stuff is coming off.

I bought four lamps today. Lol
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