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Posted 11 months ago

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valentino97
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12"x7" ceramic oriental lamp on black wood base. Lovely green ceramic pierced motif with beige paper parchment liner. I don't know how old this is. Anyone recognize this? My guess is 1950's.

I bought this around 1993 from a thrift store in San Diego so it is at least 20 yrs old and the cord and switch looks to be redone in the 70's or 80's so now adding a few more years on. I will post a photo of the cord and plugs later.

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  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 11 months ago
    BEAUTIFUL!!
  2. valentino97 valentino97, 11 months ago
    Thank you Sean!-
  3. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    Celedon?
  4. valentino97 valentino97, 11 months ago
    Thanks Nadia - color is true and I believe celadon is a little lighter and more on a dull greyish side.
  5. valentino97 valentino97, 11 months ago
    Thank you gargoylecollector!
  6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 11 months ago
    Your very welcome valentino:)
  7. valentino97 valentino97, 11 months ago
    Thanks Sean - do you think this is 1950's?
  8. SEAN68 SEAN68, 11 months ago
    could be 1930's
  9. inky inky, 11 months ago
    Love it!...:-)
  10. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 11 months ago
    Snap! love it also. The close up photo looks fab.
  11. valentino97 valentino97, 11 months ago
    Thank you Sean, Inky and Vintagefran for the comments. Yes - it is very pretty but you can see the parchment wear in the closeup.

    To every one else thanks for the loves: Agh, Lee, Walksoftly, Mike, Geo, Kerry, Phil, Leah and Brat!
  12. Aimathena, 11 months ago
    Love the new pic, so cute!
  13. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 11 months ago
    Parchment wear or not its a beauty. So are the love birds:)
  14. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 11 months ago
    Cute new picture of you Val...
  15. valentino97 valentino97, 11 months ago
    Thanks Aim, Vintagefran and Nadia - this was my Christmas card pic: "too little to cook and don't they look relieved!" I think they're both fellas but definitely best friends and rule my household.

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