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  1. Yes, mystery solved!! Thanks so much for all of your research and info!!!! Nessa
  2. It's painted on a wooden board, signature looks like "Bose"?????
  3. Just added some close-ups of the (very faded) ink handwriting.......can't make it out........can you?
  4. Thanks for all of your comments!! A friend helped me today and made out enough of the name to look him/her up online......turns out this vase is by Gogan Plasket and is indeed a studio art pottery va...
  5. I'll try that, thanks!!!
  6. Yes, looks like something-berger too. Would love to know who this artist is!!
  7. Yes, that's why I thought of Aubrey Beardsley right away.....he sometimes drew unusual nude art too! LOL Nessa
  8. Yes, doesn't it? Wish I knew the artist...... Thanks for your comment! Nessa
  9. A friend of mine did some research and found this: this piece is a vintage or antique 5 fingered (goat?) leather backed skirt or apron, with multicolored micro glass beaded geometric design, worn by a...
  10. Does anyone out there know what this is??? Any help would be appreciated! Thanks, Nessa
  11. Thanks for the info! Just found the original painting: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/after-paul-peel-canadian-1860-1892-after-5047390-details.aspx Still love my lamp!
  12. Thanks!
  13. Thanks for your info everyone! Glad to know what this is.
  14. That's why I love this website, so fun and informational!
  15. Thanks and I love the patina of the wood!
  16. Interesting........that would explain why the hinges aren't hinges........
  17. Thanks for your information!
  18. Just smells "old", like wood (neither tobacco or tea smell).......
  19. Yes, doesn't it? Hope someone can tell us who made it and how old it is. Nessa
  20. Thanks for your reply. Yes, I sure hope they wouldn't use this one piece both for spices, drinking from and ashes!! Nessa
  21. Heavy like cast iron, but I have a feeling it's some sort of Spelter or white metal.....
  22. Your guess is as good as mine..........
  23. I can make out "Awake Again" and "Douglas" ........
  24. I think I'll take them to my local auction house and see what they say.......
  25. Yes, the horn is fine the way it is, just the base is painted and ugly looking.....
  26. Isn't it? Please let me know if you have any info on the maker? Thanks, Nessa
  27. Yes, marked "Frankart" and patent applied for. Isn't it beautiful? I just bought my daughter the same one, but hers is also a lamp!
  28. So cool that you have the same one, Lisa-lighting!! Not sure if mine is ferrous, sure looks and feels like cast iron though. Mine has a black finish. I just LOVE this lamp!
  29. I'm hoping someone can tell me more about them too. My husband doesn't love them as much as I do though, so I might have to look into getting them a new home soon..................
  30. Yes, I saw the exact same auction on eBay with the Schimmelpfennig bronze lamp.....mine looks very similar in style and detailing, but is unmarked as far as I can see. Thanks for all your comments!! ...
  31. I saw the picture in the link you sent it yes, it does look like that mountain with the little "dip" in the top on the right!! So cool, thanks a lot! Nessa
  32. I never thought of it as a Mountain picture, but I see what you mean! Either way, I love it! Nessa
  33. Thanks for your input! I'll try the black light. Hope I find out who it is, I'd love to have more by him. Nessa
  34. They look so cozy sitting by the fireplace! Where I am in PA it's about 19 degrees at the moment, plus snowy....... I'm jealous!
  35. Isn't it unusual?! Someone suggested it's a vintage plastic lamp, but it's definitely antique and cast iron...... have never seen one with this subject either!
  36. LOVE this clock......I collect both Art Deco nudes and clocks, so this piece is perfect for me!!
  37. Thanks, Inky....me too!
  38. These lamps typically had shades (if any) that would "sit" on top of the bulb itself with some sort of wire spring.
  39. I also thought that Frankart didn't mark his pieces in the beginning....... I myself have several pieces that are definitely from the period and in this style, but just unmarked! This is the one ...
  40. This is right up my alley! I love these types of unusual lamps and collect them myself. Wish I had found it in a PA shop, I live there but never seem to find anything this cool in stores, only at...
  41. Wish I knew how the lady got it................. I guess we never will, interesting though! Nessa
  42. Very cool that you guys will translate this for me.....very much appreciated! Nessa
  43. Thanks for your comments, guys!! I love it too! Nessa
  44. Thanks for the info! Yours is beautiful.............
  45. Yes, hopefully someone can identify the tribe for me......... Thanks for your comment!
  46. Very possible, she might have loved ballet and wanted to have a signed photo.
  47. Thanks for all your help, guys! I could make out "Mikhail" but not the last name........... Nessa
  48. Thanks for your comments, even if it's an American piece.....I love it! Nessa
  49. Thanks for all your input! Nessa
  50. Thanks for your comment! Nessa
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