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    Posted 9 months ago

    Sammyz
    (45 items)

    I finally found a great base for my floral Loetz shade. It is large enough to balance the larger-than-usual glass shade.

    The cast iron base was pretty tired looking when it arrived. I gave it an acid bath to remove the heavy layer of rust without taking off the patina, then waxed it to prevent new moisture damage. I rewired it with fabric covered cord and a new-old fatboy socket and uno fitter.

    I think the shade nicely compliments the detailed lines of the base with its leaf green threading. The lamp is 18.5" tall.

    Update: Photo 4-is a pic of the original Loetz pattern and description. Although some collector may have identified this shade as a Fostoria, this does not mean they were accurate. This shade is undoubtedly a Loetz PN II-5723.

    Comments

    1. MALKEY MALKEY, 9 months ago
      fabilus & majestic just a stunning marriage
      all the very best sammy
      xxxx
      1412
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 months ago
      Looking So Good !,!!,!
    3. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 9 months ago
      Looks great together!
    4. Ilikethings Ilikethings, 2 months ago
      Nice Job...looks great..
    5. Sammyz Sammyz, 2 months ago
      Thanks Ilikethings! Hope you enjoy the new pic.
    6. Sammyz Sammyz, 2 months ago
      lastminute713, as Collectors Weekly prohibits selling on their forum, I will be removing these posts.

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