While I am always buying vintage lighting to restore, some fixtures capture my special attention, like anything with a Moderne styling.
Moderne is an aesthetic which developed after the Art Deco period. This aesthetic was relatively short-lived, and reached the height of its popularity in the late 1930s. Emerald City, in the movie Wizard of Oz, is Moderne gone Hollywood. Many lighting fixtures labeled Art Deco are more accurately Moderne.
So, when I saw the following fixture on-line, I got all excited:
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