I've seen the marking Duran's Royal Calif. before on wall pockets, but the example below is the only TV lamp I've found bearing the name. The company history is unknown.
Duran's Royal California must have found it a challenge to keep the mallard in position on the base during firing. It looks rather precarious! Photos courtesy of Marilyn from Red Bluff, California.
|Duran's placed their airbrushed mallard on a planter/base of stylized foliage that was glazed in a solid green.|
|This view clearly shows the point at which the planter portion cradles the duck.|
|The mallard itself could easily be mistaken for a Lane & Co. or Maddux product.|
|One of the two small planters on the Duran's of Calif. mallard lamp.|
|The Duran's of Calif. marking. The unglazed white spots were the points at which the lamp was supported by a stilt-like piece during firing. This was a typical method of manufacture, and allowed glazing of the bottom surface.|