Before. After.

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I found these online. The poor dears. I felt bad for them. Many years ago I had  pair, so knew what they COULD be again.

 

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They could be this! I did a controlled stripping of the non-original finishes, which revealed gold over the cast aluminum bases. I was able to keep much of the original gold finish, which now allows the underlying aluminum to peek through. Lovely.

 

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And there are peacocks! Peacocks! Just divine. The sconces are by Riddle.

 

My online vintage lighting store.

1 Comment

  1. kerri on July 24, 2016 at 8:54 pm

    Gorgeous! How do you do a controlled stripping?

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