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    Posted 8 years ago

    vetraio50
    (691 items)

    I hope that someone will be able to help me identify the maker of this shade. It was a market purchase a few months ago and I have been unable to find out what fitting it should have. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
    I like the bell tone when it is tapped....it resounds for quite a while.
    I suspect it is English, but perhaps it is American. Most of the lamps in Australia came from Britain, Bohemia or the US.
    I like the combination of decoration: threading, cutting and acid etching.

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    1. cindyjune cindyjune, 8 years ago
      Beautiful shade! I have a cast iron lamp and am trying to figure out what shade goes with it!
    2. Paul, 8 years ago
      Your shade appears to be cut glass, and most likely would have been a shade to a gas chandelier. The earlier shades had narrow bases like this, later bases were wider.
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Hi Paul! Thanks for the info. It has cut decoration as well as threading and acid etching too! Any idea about country of origin? I still don't know which side is up, if that makes sense?
      Mnay thanks again.
    4. Paul71 Paul71, 8 years ago
      Difficult to ascertain country of origin, but I can tell you that the ruffled edge is the top.
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Thanks again Paul.
    6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Thanks BELLIN68!
    7. Hornet Hornet, 7 years ago
      Hi vetraio50
      first of all : Nice name !
      I like this shade .
      Probably from a gas light It seam really cut-glass and by a good Hand . I look on some old catalog if there is some like this ... you never know .
      By now Heppy Easter from Italy !!
      Alberto
    8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      Ciao Hornet (Alberto)!
      Buona Pasqua a te ed i tuoi!
      La ringrazio tanto per i commenti e spero che trovi questi cataloghi!


    9. Hornet Hornet, 7 years ago
      Ciao Vetraio.
      Grazie e Buona Pasqua a tutti voi .
      Di seguito i link di questo catalogo della ditta Elettra di Milano del 1920 con dei vetri molto simili al tuo .
      http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/818/copiadivetraria001.jpg/
      http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/560/globi2.jpg/
      a presto.
      Alberto
    10. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      Ti ringrazio Alberto! Non ho mai sentito di questa ditta. A piu' presto!
    11. Hornet Hornet, 7 years ago
      Potrebbe anche trattarsi di un vetro per i lumini che mettevano sul comodino chiamati in Francia "Veilleuse" in Inglese si chiamano "Whimsey" . Ma non sono sicuro .
      a presto , Ciao .
    12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      Many thanks packrat-place!
    13. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Many thanks for the loves TOM31675!
    14. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
      many thanks AGHCOLLECT !!!!!!!!!
    15. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
      Many thanks KATHERINESCOLLECTIONS !!!!!!!!
    16. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
      Many thanks DLPETERSEN !!!!!!
    17. Moonhill Moonhill, 1 year ago
      Looks like a very good quality shade.
    18. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
      Many thanks MOONHILL !!!!!

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