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Posted 6 years ago


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We 'dug this up' and are not sure what it is! It is oval, and the hole is off-set from center.
There are small bumps on the edges of three sides, as if there should be a connecting part/cover.
There is one remaining small spot of reflecting 'foil', which may have covered more of the glass.
Can you help identify this item?

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  1. southernbelle69, 6 years ago
    Are there any writings any where on the shade?
  2. Virginia, 6 years ago
    Thank you for your thoughtful comment!
    We have looked very carefully, and cannot find any lettering/numbers, etc.
    We think it is a shade for a storefront display case.
    We found something similar online called, "vintage industrial scoopette showroom shade with metallic copper finish".
  3. Lisa, 6 years ago
    This shade once had a mercury glass lining and probably a green painted surface. They were often used in medical situations. Your shade has lost it's value unfortunately due to the finishes being lost.

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