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Carnival/Circus? Buoy Ringmaster Folk Art Lamp

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Posted 4 years ago

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savethetoys
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Just found this item, not really sure any of the history behind it, Its made of Metal as is the red shade. The light fixture holder says "Eagle" on it. The base appears to be a Red Buoy with what looks like a Circus? Ringmaster inside? Like hes holding a Baton and eye glass. Wearing Top Hat, Coat and Tails. Im wondering if this had some carnvial significance since hes inside a buoy which could have been part of a game, but am really looking to find more info on this! I love it and it works! :)

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  1. Savethetoys, 4 years ago
    Still looking for info.
  2. mysticspot mysticspot, 4 years ago
    I think I have seen this before. I thought it was an advertising piece for a liquor company. Something that would sit behind the bar. I am unsure of the company, the gentleman with the cane looks familiar.
  3. savethetoys savethetoys, 4 years ago
    Mystic thanks, trying my hand at looking at Alcohol advertising, only came up with Smirnoff having a ringmaster but thats fairly recent. If you get any other info let me know! :) Thanks again for your help
  4. vanskyock24 vanskyock24, 4 years ago
    nice find thats really neat
  5. mysticspot mysticspot, 4 years ago
    Finally! it was driving me nuts, but check this out!

    ebay item:250765659035

    Johnnie walker!
  6. savethetoys savethetoys, 4 years ago
    Thank you Mystic! I found another site with the exact same lamp, Johnnie Walker Scotch Whiskey Lamp. I was lost until you gave me info, thanks so much!
  7. Patty, 3 years ago
    Would like to purchase the Ringmaster Lamp.
    Please contact me.
    Thank you !!

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