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    Posted 9 years ago

    DaMom369
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    I fell in love with this pair of lamps at a little antique shop in Ellijay, GA. I know absolutely nothing about them, but that they look like my Pink depression glass dishes that are also trimmed with gold. (Which I also know, absolutely nothing about.)

    These lamps sit 39 1/2 inches tall from base to top of the finial. They have no markings to show who the maker is.

    Shop owner told me to take them apart and clean them. I don't think that is a wise idea. They do need to be re-wired, they appear to not function.
    Shop owner also stripped the shades, I don't know what fabric to put back on them, any suggestions??

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    1. Lambda55, 9 years ago
      Firstly, thanx for preserving pink depression glass !
      Especially the gilding which goes nice w/ the pink and green !
      I pass it up all the time in the thrift stores and I see a lot of nice pieces. Cheap too !
      But not gilded as much. So u got the right stuff !
      And the lamp lends an interesting ensemble display !
      I've seen those lamps with really frilly material and gaudy floral prints.
      If u must ..(?) but u can study some vintage styles that are from the era but toned down would let the lamp stand out more. I can see a royal blue w/ small floral print. Or faded canary yellow w/ floral ( a must !) for the atmosphere of it's dated character ! And fire retardant is best ! U pic the fabric. Or have it done by a professional. Some frill perhaps ( if u must)! Lace is way too granny !! Of coarse it's just my opinion. The thing about no shade is that u now have options. Neutral would ruin it. !!
    2. DaMom369, 9 years ago
      Thanks Lambda for the suggestions. Do you have any idea of the time period or names of patterns of the lamps or dishes? The gilded caught my eye, I am pairing the dishes withe my grandmother's Rose Chintz also gilded with gold.

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