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Hunter's items2 of 44Cesca chairsAllan doll box by Mattel, circa 1963
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Posted 1 year ago


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My dad recently found this regal lamp for me at a neighbor's estate sale. I found no markings on the base, and only the standard "Leviton" mark on the cord switch.

I love the frosted, airbrush-style paint details on the shade and base. Reminds me of German "spritzdekor" pottery from the 1930s. []

Anyone seen this style before or know what time period or manufacturer may have produced them?

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  1. Hunter Hunter, 1 year ago
    Thanks Thomas! It's definitely a very unique style / shape. :)
  2. NevadaBlades, 1 year ago
  3. Hunter Hunter, 1 year ago
    Thanks NB! And yes, Thomas, it definitely seems to reference classical architecture with that column-style base (the bottom two steps are made from wood I believe, while the rest is ceramic).
  4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 1 year ago
    Very nice architectural style which is rare enought without the highly unusual shade
  5. fortapache fortapache, 1 year ago
    I am with NevadaBlades on this. Looks like this is in the running for item of the day.
  6. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 1 year ago
    What a fabulous table lamp!! I tried several different searches in reference to art deco table lamps, but didn't find one like yours.
  7. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 1 year ago
    Wow!!! Love it!
  8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Very Nice, Indeed !!!!
  9. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
    Winner. Awesome lamp - sorry I can't answer any questions about it, just admire it!
  10. Alan2310 Alan2310, 1 year ago
    Fabulous find from your dad, have a good home now.
    Congrats Hunter.

  11. Hunter Hunter, 1 year ago
    Thanks all for the kind words! I'll pass your compliments on to my Dad - he's got a good eye. Lucky I got those picking-skills via genetics... ;)
  12. antiquerose antiquerose, 1 year ago
    Wowser !! Stunning!! yes tell your dad he did A++.

    Good eyes for picking must run in the family !!!
  13. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
    Oh wow I missed seeing this ! Spectacular I am really lovin it . Good going Dad :-)
  14. Hunter Hunter, 1 year ago
    haha thanks Mani! :)
  15. antiquerose antiquerose, 1 year ago
    ...@ Hunter....Question.....What that the first 10 items posted on CW here? Can you put a link to them as it will take me too long to get through all the pages, and I assume you can get to them faster....Thanks
  16. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
    Rose the first posts will likely not appear if you searched all the names as many of those people are gone off CW along with posts or they are no longer posting
  17. Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse, 1 year ago
    Love it ...very cool and unusual....
  18. Hunter Hunter, 1 year ago
    Interesting question antiquerose: Manikin is correct that some of the earliest posts have been deleted, but since each unique S&T is assigned a number, you can scroll through the earliest items that are still live on the site, beginning with this Hood Milk sign posted by our founder, Dave Margulius.
    You can see in the URL that this was item #3 (whereas the most recent item posted is number 208324). If you click the lefthand image in the navigation buttons next to the area that says "All Items" you will then move forward in time to the next oldest item, and so on. The second is this Florida House sign:

    Let me know if that makes sense! Another way to find the oldest items is to go to the "Latest Posts" page and click the furthest numbered button on the upper right (currently, it's page 3327). This will show the oldest items posted:
  19. Hunter Hunter, 1 year ago
    Also, I just looked closely, and all the items on that oldest page were posted by employees at the time. ;-)
  20. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
  21. Hunter Hunter, 1 year ago
    Thanks Vetraio! Same to you down under. :)
  22. alwayssearching alwayssearching, 11 months ago
    Super Lamp. Love the lines and also the shade. It really is quite a stunner!
  23. Hunter Hunter, 11 months ago
    thanks alwayssearching! :)
  24. SEAN68 SEAN68, 11 months ago
    Great lamp!!! deco is very cool!!
  25. Hunter Hunter, 11 months ago
    Thanks Sean! Happy V-Day everyone. <3
  26. antiquerose antiquerose, 11 months ago
    @Hunter -- I know people tend to shorten works like you said above [ Happy V-Day everyone. <3 ] ==== as I know it meant Valentines Day, but when I first read it I thought is said < embarrassed >::

    ~ ~ " Happy V.D. Day" ~ ~ and it just take a whole different meaning. Sorry must need new glasses here again !!!

  27. Hunter Hunter, 11 months ago
    hahaha, that's great antiquerose! Do you remember this flower art circa 1995?

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