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    Posted 10 months ago

    Budek
    (313 items)

    Hello All!
    I found this today in a most unusual place.
    It’s old! Cloth cord, and just a beautiful piece of pottery.
    The mark may be clear to someone, and maybe someone will also recognize the label,( the lettering looks German? )
    The terra cotta pottery base stands 10 1/2” high,
    It measures 23 1/2” to the top of the finial.
    Look familiar to anyone?
    Any help would be appreciated.

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    1. mikelv85 mikelv85, 10 months ago
      Very nice Tony. My take would be German studio art pottery from the 40's. Has a Bauhaus look. Richard Uhlemeyer comes to mind but there are a few others. If you could get a bead on that embossed mark that might help zero it in. -Mike-
    2. Budek Budek, 10 months ago
      Thank you, Mike. The 40’s would fit. It has a thick cloth covered cord and a European plug, with an adaptor. I love the color, it has a darker shoulder. The harp is flat, the finial straight and plain.
      I appreciate the comment, Thank You!
    3. Budek Budek, 10 months ago
      Michael, that was a great tip! I think it’s Karlsruhe pottery, date uncertain. I found pieces from the 20’s, 30’s, up to the 60’s. The label is definitely in an older style. We’ll see!
      Thank You!
    4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 10 months ago
      Very nice celadon green colour !~
    5. mp.kunst mp.kunst, 10 months ago
      Beautiful lamp base.

      Yes, the lamp does indeed have the Karlsruhe mark.

      The factory was founded in 1901 as Staatliche Majolika Manufaktur Karlsruhe by Grand Duke Friedrich I of Baden on the recommendation of two painters and graphic artists Hans Thoma and Wilhelm Süs as a workshop for ceramic artists.
    6. Budek Budek, 9 months ago
      Thank You PhilDMorris and mp.kunst for the comments and
      Thanks to all for the looks and loves!
      much appreciated!

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