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    Posted 6 months ago

    sklo42
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    In updating the original post I seem to have deleted it. I've found a temporary lamp base for the shade. I've placed it amongst an existing display of Tango Glass from assorted makers. You may recognise some.

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    Comments

    1. inky inky, 6 months ago
      Looks great! Peggy!..fits nicely..
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 months ago
      The blue one’s are exceptional and that pink is hot !!!!
    3. Ivonne Ivonne, 6 months ago
      Beautiful choice of tango glass
    4. sklo42 sklo42, 6 months ago
      @inky Thanks, Penny, it does. I like the height, which I may not get with a period lamp base.
    5. racer4four racer4four, 6 months ago
      Ahh, sublime.
    6. sklo42 sklo42, 6 months ago
      Thanks vetraio, you've homed in on my favourites. I've owned the tall blue eight years and probably more and never got any where near IDing it. Bought at a vide grenier in France ...... 2 euros.
    7. sklo42 sklo42, 6 months ago
      @Ivonne, Thanks Iwona, I'm pleased you like them together.
    8. sklo42 sklo42, 6 months ago
      Ah Karen, Tango is so simple but so cheery. Now it can be lit in Tango style!
    9. Wow22, 6 months ago
      Looks really awesome. 2 euro for that beauty - makes me weep!
    10. IronLace IronLace, 6 months ago
      Peggy, this is one of the most stylish group shots of glass I've seen on CW!
      The lamp shade looks stunning in use as well...
    11. sklo42 sklo42, 6 months ago
      Wow22, oh dear, I wouldn't want to make anyone weep. Close up it is awesome. Very thin wall but two layers nevertheless. Clear over blue and not a cut rim. It was certainly made by a company that knew what they were doing.
    12. sklo42 sklo42, 6 months ago
      Marin, thank you for your continuing support. I'm quite pleased with the lamp base and may just keep it and save myself the hassle of finding the real deal. Tango groups have a head start in the style stakes as they are uncluttered. Just shape and colour!
    13. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 6 months ago
      The gloss, the pink, the blue rim - I just love it!! And as I mentioned on FB, I think the lamp base looks great with it. It is simple, and lets the shade take center stage. :)
    14. sklo42 sklo42, 6 months ago
      I agree, Michelle. Someone on FB recounted how she had searched for a Deco lamp base for four years, but to no avail. That says a lot.

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