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Floribunda, the lamp from Iwata Glass

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    Posted 3 years ago

    racer4four
    (615 items)

    I am very very grateful to have found this beauty.
    A lamp by Iwata Glass, circa 1960s.
    It's made with a pink pulegoso glass bowl as the base, drilled to take a ceramic lamp fitting.
    The flowers of pink pulegoso glass are individually made and have been mounted on a brass coloured steel frame. There are two layers and sizes of flowers; the larger sitting over the smaller, so it becomes a very dense group as seen in photo 3.
    I've had it about 4 weeks now, and still smile with delight when I see it, lit or unlit.
    Size: 22cm high, 40cm across.

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    Comments

    1. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      OMG! It is insanely fabulous! And reminds me of some equally fancy, flowery lamps from the Tango era of Czech glass - beaded baskets of fruit & flowers.
      I can certainly understand the joy it's bringing you - it made me smile, too...
    2. mikelv85 mikelv85, 3 years ago
      WOW what a spectacular piece Karen ! I totally agree with IronLace. I can understand why it's captured your heart. Once in a lifetime find for sure. :)
    3. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Beautiful pink glass flowers & bowl, whether as lamp or table centerpiece it's lovely
    4. MALKEY MALKEY, 3 years ago
      a resounding process success fabilus karen xxxx
      1412
    5. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Wow! Beautiful piece! Plus bringing happiness and enjoyment to you as a bonus :-D
      LOVE IT!!!
    6. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 3 years ago
      I have no words for how magnificent this lamp is, Karen. It is just beyond words glorious, took my breath away when I saw it. WOW!!!!
    7. sklo42 sklo42, 3 years ago
      No mere bunch of flowers but a veritable bouquet of gorgeous!
    8. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Oh my word, what a beauty!!! Simply stunning-how beautiful it must be when lit!
    9. Gillian, 3 years ago
      WOWZA - I like what IronLace said, "It is insanely fabulous!" Can smell the lusciousness of the flowers from here. Just gorgeous.
    10. Anik Anik, 3 years ago
      Oh gosh, that is absolutely gorgeous!
    11. Windwalker, 3 years ago
      Wow,,...
    12. Ivonne Ivonne, 3 years ago
      Sweet and funny.Like the Queen's hats ;)
    13. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Wow Karen, this is amazing! I love everything about it :-) Fabulous find!!
    14. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Wow, I am amazed at the response. Thank you so much everyone!
      To everybody who has responded so lovingly, I am grateful for your thoughts and time.
      Flowers and light for you all :)
    15. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 3 years ago
      Really lovely! It's interesting. Lit, it makes me think of something circa 1920s-1930s. Unlit, I see the 1960s.
    16. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Thanks foseatme!
    17. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 1 year ago
      thanks racerfour, your collection is so beautifull, expect you are doing well dear
    18. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      Yes, thank you Sylvia, and I hope you all stay well and happy.

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