Appropriate paint for cast iron lamp base?

slateberry51April 15, 2012

I'm restoring an antique brass floor lamp with a heavy cast iron base. The base is rusty and there is no sign of the original paint. Before I grab a can of rustoleum matte black, I thought I'd just check...any suggestions?

(and I'm not painting the brass!)

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I prefer satin black, especially if it's next to brass -- the sheens match better. Or the dark bronze (not hammered bronze) -- it has more warmth than the black, but is still very dark.

    Bookmark   April 22, 2012 at 8:41PM
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