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Offline jonspencer

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Italian art glass floor lamp
« on: August 10, 2019, 03:12:06 PM »
another large piece of glass that looks like an impressionist painting to me

I will add another photo with light bulb on after switching out the old style plug that they formerly used in Italy

the glass lamp is 30 wide x 34 high cm
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Re: Italian art glass floor lamp
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2019, 06:51:27 PM »
I am happy with how the lamp looks with light on  ;D
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Re: Italian art glass floor lamp
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2019, 10:30:59 PM »
Love it but is it Murano? I have some art deco floor lamps and ceiling lights but don't think any of them are Murano.
Clean and Crisp a Murano twist.
Archimede tops my list.

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Re: Italian art glass floor lamp
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2019, 12:39:52 AM »
I have no clue if it is Murano or not, I bought it because I liked the design and workmanship

funny that on ebay, 1stdibs, chairish, etsy.......... all the sellers are "dead sure" a piece is Murano or Venini or Barovier or Cenedese or maybe a combination of all of the above  ;D

meanwhile here on the glassmessages board, there are experts on glass who are unsure about the origin of many pieces

later this week I will post photos of some incredible glass lighting I purchased recently, a few pieces are marked Murano but most of them are not



 
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Re: Italian art glass floor lamp
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2019, 02:52:30 AM »
Jon: There is a good reason for this and when I started I was pretty sure what I was looking at.
The problem comes when you see pieces that you are sure about and the label is different. This is because anything that was popular was copied by many Murano artists.
The first pic is genuine with label, then you get 2nd one an absolute rip-off of Archimede I bought from Japan. The 3rd one is part of a pair I own and I ain't sure about them after 5 years of claiming they are A.S.
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Re: Italian art glass floor lamp
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2019, 12:09:33 PM »
I have been buying some cool pieces at very moderate prices

what I am not buying is some seller's story about all things being Murano or Seguso or ????

vintage / antique lighting is what I am concentrating on now

not everyone needs a vase or paperweight but everyone needs a lamp or three  ;D
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Re: Italian art glass floor lamp
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2019, 12:29:56 PM »
This lampshade looks a bit '40s/'50s and a little bit Royal Brierley, to me.
I am beginning to wonder when I'll be able to see your home shining brightly at night...
from Scotland. ;D
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Re: Italian art glass floor lamp
« Reply #7 on: Yesterday at 07:01:30 PM »
once I find a few more light bulbs and another multi-socket, I will light up the skies of Northern Italy

you may very well see a slight glow  ;D
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Re: Italian art glass floor lamp
« Reply #8 on: Yesterday at 10:14:13 PM »
ABSOLUTELY LOVE! the flat stripped light fitting at the front of your photo. Do you know anything about it?
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Re: Italian art glass floor lamp
« Reply #9 on: Today at 04:24:56 AM »
I have seen many similar hanging lights online but it seems that what separates the really cool ones is the number of stripes and detail, the one I have has 62 stripes and they are not black but an aubergine colour, much like with fine men's shoes

my guess is the zebra stripe hanging light is from the 1970s

or at least I think this is the lamp you are referring to  ;D

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