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Cali-Co of California

What distinguishes the lamps of Cali-Co of California is the richness of the colors and the high-gloss of the finish. Gorgeous! I can't say that I know much about them, except that Comer Creations made very similar designs. Also, Cali-Co lamps sometimes bear a Comer Furniture Mfg. Co. label. I suspect that Cali-Co of California was either:  A) a brand name marketed by Comer,  B) purchased by Comer at some point, or  C) was renamed Comer Creations.

Cali-Co Mermaid & Shell value:  rarity:
Made in several colors, this maroon "mermaid and shell" is a beauty!
Cali-Co mark A manufacturers mark is found on the bottom which reads Cali-Co of Calif 52. This lamp is also found with a foil label that reads, Manufactured by Comer Furniture MFG Co, Downey CA, and I've even found one with a paper label that read Bur-Cal Co. Long Beach, CA.
Cali-Co Ram value:  rarity:
I still say that no one had glazes as beautiful as those by Cali-Co of California. They chose an unusual pose for this ram. Is it wounded or just striking a dramatic pose?
Cali-Co mark Back view. The bottom is marked Cali-Co of Calif 53.
Cali-Co bird value:  rarity:
A seldom-seen Cali-Co lamp, with a distinctive style that's unlike other makers bird lamps. Photos courtesy of Mike Bartch.
Cali-Co bird Back view of the Cali-Co bird TV lamp. The bottom is marked "Cali-Co of Calif 53".
Cali-Co bird value:  rarity:
The red and green Cali-Co bird lamp above was the only type I'd seen, but then this unusual airbrushed version turned up at an antique mall in Hillsboro, Texas...it scarcely looks like the same lamp!
Cali-Co bird Here's a look at the back of the airbrushed bird.

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