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Friday, January 21, 2011
Ready for Our Close-up
One style we tend to gravitate towards is Hollywood Regency. This lamp from the renown Barovier & Toso factory in Murano, c.1950s, has all the hallmarks of that gilded age of glamourous decorating. Notice the signature use of what the Italians refer to as "Cordonato Oro" or "Golden Rope" mixed with a purple zebra-like stripe throughout.