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Bill Mohl MCM Aladdins Lamp

Bill Mohl MCM Aladdins Lamp

Regular price $119.00
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This mid-century Bill Mohl Studio Aladdin's lamp measures a large 6.75" high by a long 10" across by 4" wide. It has a long spout and a highly scrolled handle, and it is capped with a ball finial and set on a stepped base. It has a cloth/fiber wick, which is tinged as if it had been lit, likely a touch by Mohl himself, as it has never seen oil as far as I can tell. It is said that the wicks in Mohl's lamps never require replacement. Mohl is said to have created his pots on a kick-wheel, all hand thrown and hand-built at his studio in Guys Mill, Pennsylvania. He began making his Aladdin lamps around 1970 into the 1980s. His handles were hand-pulled and formed, and his spouts were formed using chopsticks, truly a hands-on American potter. This lamp is glazed in a mottled combination of blue and green with crystalline touches pooling at the base, and finished in a mix of satin matte and sheen. It is well signed on the base 'Bill and Judy Mohl', along with the date '70. It is in origina...
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