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Tommaso Barbi Table Lamp Vintage 1970 Retro 70s
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of brass lamps by Tommaso Barbi from the 1970s. The lamps feature a brass structure with a leaf shaped shade. It remains in a good vintage condition. Number of lights: two bu...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Tommaso Barbi Table Lamp Vintage 1970 Retro 70s
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of brass lamps by Tommaso Barbi from the 1970s. The lamps feature a brass structure with a leaf shaped shade. It remains in a good vintage condition. Number of lights: one bu...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Chrome and Glass Design Globe Table Lamp, 70s
Located in Amstenrade, NL
70s design table lamp with chrome frame and glass globe. The lamp is rewired with black fabric cable. Beautiful made and in very good vintage condition.
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Chrome and Glass Design Globe Table Lamp, 70s
  • Chrome and Glass Design Globe Table Lamp, 70s
  • Chrome and Glass Design Globe Table Lamp, 70s
  • Chrome and Glass Design Globe Table Lamp, 70s
H 13.78 in. W 10.24 in. D 15.75 in.
70s Modern White and Rose Pink Metal Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Modern white and rose pink metal table lamps, circa early 1970s. A chic and rare pair of 1970s Modern white enameled metal table lamps; pair have a strong Midcentury Modern...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Mid-Century Vistosi Iridescent Glass Globe Table Lamp 70s Italy
By Vistosi
Located in Palermo, IT
Gorgeous Pop Art table lamp with white glass base and upper globe in transparent iridescent glass. Both the top and bottom diffuse a suggestive light. In style of Vistosi, 70s Italy....
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

CLAUDE VICTOR BOELTZ 70s French Sculptural Bronze and Crystal Table Lamp
By Claude Victor Boeltz
Located in Somerton, GB
CLAUDE VICTOR BOELTZ Sculptural golden gilt-plated exploded bronze lamp with rock crystal inclusions. The natural rock quartz crystal wands are set into the base of the lamp. The bra...
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Vintage 1970s French Brutalist Table Lamps

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Agate, Rock Crystal, Brass, Bronze

Italian Desk Lamp from Marina Malabotti, 70s
Located in Oostrum-Venray, NL
This is a beautiful Italian desk lamp still completely original and works perfectly. There is an on/off button at the bottom of the hood. The foot is nice chrome and so is the ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • Italian Desk Lamp from Marina Malabotti, 70s
  • Italian Desk Lamp from Marina Malabotti, 70s
  • Italian Desk Lamp from Marina Malabotti, 70s
  • Italian Desk Lamp from Marina Malabotti, 70s
H 22.45 in. W 7.09 in. D 16.93 in.
Italian 70's Steel Circular Ring Table Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian 70's Steel Circular Ring With Black Marble Base And Square Top. Surreal space like spheres on marble-molto chic.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

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Marble, Steel

Beautiful 70s Very Big Table Lamp by Christian Hvidt for Nordisk Solar
By Nordisk Solar Co., Christian Hvidt
Located in München, DE
Beautiful rare 70s very big table lamp by Christian Hvidt for Nordisk Solar. Very elegant minimalist design. Made in Denmark. Entire lamp is made of metal in very good vintage cond...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Space Age Table Lamps

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Metal

Vintage Ice Blue Resin Biomorphic Shape Abstract Art Table Lamp & Oval Shade 70s
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern biomorphic shape in abstract art metallic blue resin and wood table lamp with beige oval shade. UL Listed in perfect working condition, wired for the US and takes...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Large Murano Glass Table/Floor Lamps Mid-Century Modern Barovier Style Italy 70s
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Dallas, TX
Barovier and Toso style, Mid-Century Modern pair of extra large table lamps, or floor lamps in hand blown Murano glass. Murano, Italy, 1970s. The neoclassical style lamps are made ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Large 70s Brass Table Lamp by Tonello and Montagna Grillo for High Society Italy
By A. Tonello and A. Montagna Grillo 1
Located in München, DE
Very rare large 1970s brass table lamp. Designed by Tonello and Montagna Grillo for High Society. Made in Italy. Great, very elegant Italian design in its original vintage condition...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Italian Brass and Murano Glass Ball Table Lamps, 70s
Located in Cerignola, Italy Puglia
Pair of large sphere lamps in satin-finished Murano glass and brass bases, Italy, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

70s "ESPERIA" Pyramid Glass Floor or Table Light
By Esperia
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Esperia light from eccola to you!
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Mid Century Table Lamp Hammertone Finished, Austria, circa 1960/70
Located in Lichtenberg, AT
Fantastic mid century table lamp out of the period in Austria around 1960/70. A small mid 20th century table lamp with a timeless design that could have been made by a contemporary a...
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Late 20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Lamps Fatua Guido Rosati Fontana Arte Glass Milan Italy 70s 80
By Guilio Rosati, Fontana Arte
Located in Milano, IT
Pair of table lamps, glass. Good condition. Wear consistent with age and use.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

70's Mod Desk Lamp by Casella Lighting
By Casella
Located in San Leandro, CA
80's Modern desk lamp by the venerable Casella Lighting of San Francisco. Casella Lighting provided the highest quality designer lighting to the Trade and this piece was one of thei...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • 70's Mod Desk Lamp by Casella Lighting
  • 70's Mod Desk Lamp by Casella Lighting
  • 70's Mod Desk Lamp by Casella Lighting
  • 70's Mod Desk Lamp by Casella Lighting
H 16.5 in. W 20 in. D 6 in.
Table Lamp by Goffredo Reggiani, Italy 60-70 Marble Opaline Glass Mid-Century
By Goffredo Reggiani
Located in L'Isle sur la Sorgue, FR
Table lamp by Goffredo Reggiani, Italy 60-70. Material: Marble, opaline glass, Alu. Perfect condition.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Marble, Metal

Two Large Orange and White Glass Table Lamps on Stone Pedestal, 60's/70's
Located in Steenwijk, NL
This set of two lamps are of unknown origin but the model and style would suggest these are Italian. Both lights are similar and come from the same source. The glasses of both lamps...
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stone, Metal

Important Large Lamp Bulbo Model by Aureliano Toso Murano 1960-70
By Aureliano Toso
Located in Milan, Italy
Important large table lamp designed by Aureliano Toso, Bulbo Model, Murano, 1960-70 This monumental lamp it is composed of glasses s mounted on a chromed metal structure . Perfect ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Lamp Chromed Metal Methacrylate Plexiglass Chromed Aluminium Italy 70s
Located in Milano, IT
Table lamp with base in chromed metal and methacrylate, plexiglass and chromed aluminium.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Aluminum

'70s table lamp by ITER Elettronica
Located in Milan, IT
Innovative table lamp manufactured by ITER Elettronica in 1971. Opaline glass shade, chromed and black lacquered metal structure. Due to its original features, this lamp is turned on...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • '70s table lamp by ITER Elettronica
  • '70s table lamp by ITER Elettronica
  • '70s table lamp by ITER Elettronica
  • '70s table lamp by ITER Elettronica
H 21.66 in. W 12.6 in. D 15.75 in.
Italian '70s Brass Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Sculptural pair of brass table lamps featuring a dice shaped base with two flat sides and two sculpted sides. Recently polished and lacquered.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

  • Italian '70s Brass Table Lamps
  • Italian '70s Brass Table Lamps
  • Italian '70s Brass Table Lamps
  • Italian '70s Brass Table Lamps
H 22 in. W 6.75 in. D 8.50 in.
Pair of Italian 70s Plexiglas Table Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Plexiglas with black stripe accent
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20th Century Italian Table Lamps

Table Lamp, Shell-Shaped, Italy, 1960/70s
Located in Stockholm, SE
Italian shell-shaped table lamp, 1960/70s. Fiberglass/plastic material.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Fiberglass

  • Table Lamp, Shell-Shaped, Italy, 1960/70s
  • Table Lamp, Shell-Shaped, Italy, 1960/70s
  • Table Lamp, Shell-Shaped, Italy, 1960/70s
  • Table Lamp, Shell-Shaped, Italy, 1960/70s
H 9.85 in. W 23.63 in. D 15.75 in.
Large 70s Architectural Square Jar Form Table Lamps
Located in Miami, FL
SOLD With large square sided cream glazed ceramic jar forms with blond wood caps and plinth bases, this pair of table lamps have a great presence. Rewired and with new brass UL thre...
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Ceramic

70's Handblown Glass Table Lamp
Located in North Miami, FL
Fun, funky, fabulous color! Purple hand-blown glass with a rakish ribbon of apple green, topped by a milk glass dome. Mod and moody...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

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Glass

Murano Opaque Glass Mushroom Table Lamp, 1960s-70s, Italy
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Gorgeous Murano glass table light, in an eye catching ‘mushroom’ form. Made in a wonderful milky white and with clear swirled opaque glass, which casts a stunning light when lit. ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Opaline Glass

Italian 70s Blue Mercury lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Blue mercury lamps, very "I Dream of Genie"
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

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Steel

Italian '70 signed pewter table lamp
Located in Carpaneto Piacentino, Italy
Pewter table lamp signed G&G Studio e Disegno. Shade diameter 46 cm
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Pewter

Pair of 70's Italian Table Lamps
Located in North Miami, FL
We love the pigtail cord on this pair of 70's Italian table lamps with chrome bases and height-adjustable, cream enameled, metal shades.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

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Chrome, Metal

Pair,Tall Ceramic & Chrome 70s Lamps
Located in Bellport, NY
Fabulous pair of 1970s white ceramic and chrome lamps. Double pulls,all new fittings and clear cord. Drum shades in a light taupe.
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of German 70s Eyeball Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The "eyes" have it in this swingin' lil' pair of desk or bedside table reading lamps.
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Vintage 1970s German Table Lamps

70's Lucite Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage lucite lamp
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Lucite

  • 70's Lucite Lamp
  • 70's Lucite Lamp
  • 70's Lucite Lamp
  • 70's Lucite Lamp
H 29 in. Dm 18 in.
70's Brass Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
70's brass lamp with one light
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Brass

  • 70's Brass Lamp
  • 70's Brass Lamp
  • 70's Brass Lamp
  • 70's Brass Lamp
H 15 in. Dm 7 in.
70's Brass Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
70's brass lamp with two lights
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Brass

  • 70's Brass Lamp
  • 70's Brass Lamp
  • 70's Brass Lamp
  • 70's Brass Lamp
H 15 in. W 17 in. D 10 in.
70's Brass Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1970's brass lamp with two leaf-like shades and a built-in dimmer
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Brass

  • 70's Brass Lamp
  • 70's Brass Lamp
  • 70's Brass Lamp
  • 70's Brass Lamp
H 12 in. W 20 in. D 14 in.
70´s Pair of False Carey Table lamps
Located in Madrid, ES
Nice pair of table lamps made in false carey and golden metal.
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Vintage 1970s French Table Lamps

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Plexiglass

  • 70´s Pair of False Carey Table lamps
  • 70´s Pair of False Carey Table lamps
  • 70´s Pair of False Carey Table lamps
  • 70´s Pair of False Carey Table lamps
H 29.73 in. W 15.95 in. D 15.95 in.
70's French Chrome & Sisal Mat Table Lamp
Located in Miami, FL
SOLD OCTOBER 2009 Stunning French Chrome Lamp with inset woven sisal fiber matting and woven shade with inner parchment tubular difusser. Beautiful heavy chrome finish. On/off sw...
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Vintage 1960s French Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • 70's French Chrome & Sisal Mat Table Lamp
  • 70's French Chrome & Sisal Mat Table Lamp
  • 70's French Chrome & Sisal Mat Table Lamp
  • 70's French Chrome & Sisal Mat Table Lamp
H 20.25 in. Dm 10 sq. shade in.
Midcentury Chrome-Plated Table Lamp Gabriele D’Alì Enzo Francesconi Italy 70s
By Gabriele D'ali, Enzo Francesconi
Located in Palermo, IT
Rare table lamp of Gabriele D'Alì Enzo Francesconi production 1970s in plexiglass sochet et metal diffusor. Wear consistent with age and use.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

70's Chrome Floor Lamp
Located in North Miami, FL
Sleek and sophisticated telescoping 70's floor lamp, possibly Sonneman.
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • 70's Chrome Floor Lamp
  • 70's Chrome Floor Lamp
  • 70's Chrome Floor Lamp
  • 70's Chrome Floor Lamp
H 37 in. to 53 in. in. Dm 12 in. base, 9.5 in. shade in.
Pair Of 70's Lamps
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of Danish Modern lamps
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Vintage 1970s Danish Table Lamps

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Chrome

Unusual 70's Murano Lamp
Located in North Miami, FL
70's-modern Murano lamp with a distinctive keyhole shape and subtle vertical striping (which shows up best in Image 8). Altogether, a very smart-looking piece.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

  • Unusual 70's Murano Lamp
  • Unusual 70's Murano Lamp
  • Unusual 70's Murano Lamp
  • Unusual 70's Murano Lamp
H 23 in. Dm 8" (at base) in.
70's Modernist Desk Lamp
Located in North Miami, FL
Glossy and gorgeous, sensuous and ceramic - A wonderful 70's modernist lamp in seamless, ink-black glazed ceramic. A sculptural accent for desk , table or console.
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • 70's Modernist Desk Lamp
  • 70's Modernist Desk Lamp
  • 70's Modernist Desk Lamp
  • 70's Modernist Desk Lamp
H 17.5 in. W 6 in. D 9 in.
70's Studio Pottery Lamp
Located in North Miami, FL
This earthy-chic studio pottery lamp features a wonderful, dark chocolate, hand-applied leaf pattern on both sides. Signed "Brown '78". (Shade not included.)
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Stoneware

A Large Honey Comb Designed Lamp fom the 70s
Located in Bellport, NY
A Honey Comb design Lamp of unusual dimension<br /> <br /> Has new solid brass fittings with pull chains
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20th Century American Table Lamps

70's Fractal Resin Table Lamp with Acrylic Shade
By Marie-Claude de Fouquieres
Located in North Miami, FL
Stunning emerald green fractured resin lamp with original matching acrylic double shade (green over opaque white).
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Vintage 1970s French Modern Table Lamps

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Acrylic

Chic Small Amethyst Quartz 70's Table/Desk Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Chic small amethyst quartz 70's table / desk lamp
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American Table Lamps

Materials

Amethyst, Quartz

Faux Pair Matching 70's Silver Chrome Table Lamps
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Absolutly Fabulous Tall Table Lamps with fitted light on the base and top creating the visual effect of a sky scrapper. The shade measure 16" W X 7" D & 10" H.
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Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

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Chrome

70's French Aluminum Lamp
Located in New York, NY
This is a 1970's French lamp.
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Vintage 1970s French Table Lamps

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Aluminum

  • 70's French Aluminum  Lamp
  • 70's French Aluminum  Lamp
  • 70's French Aluminum  Lamp
  • 70's French Aluminum  Lamp
H 34 in. Dm 8.5 in.
70's Sonneman Desk Lamp
Located in North Miami, FL
Enamelled steel base and shade on this adjustable beauty, circa 1970, from Sonneman. Shade swivels and moves up and down the chrome support stem. We love desk lamps, and this one is ...
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • 70's Sonneman Desk Lamp
  • 70's Sonneman Desk Lamp
  • 70's Sonneman Desk Lamp
  • 70's Sonneman Desk Lamp
H 30 in. max. in. Dm 11 in. base in.
70's Lightolier Desk Lamp
Located in North Miami, FL
Sublimely simple, white, vintage 70's desk lamp by Lightolier defines "modern".
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Metal, Chrome

  • 70's Lightolier Desk Lamp
  • 70's Lightolier Desk Lamp
  • 70's Lightolier Desk Lamp
  • 70's Lightolier Desk Lamp
H 14.5 in. W 12.5 in. D 4 in.
Special Shaped vintage Scandinavian ceramic table lamp 1960/70`s
Located in Stockholm, SE
A very unique mid-century ceramic lamp with a very special vintage lampfoot reminding of a crunched or squeezed football. A Scandinavian stoneware table lamp from around the 1960/70`...
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Vintage 1960s Scandinavian Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

70'S Modernist Italian Chrome & Lucite Sphere 3-Light Table Lamp
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
1970'S Modernist Italian polished chrome and tubular blue capped Lucite three-light table lamp. Dimmer switch located on round base.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

"Chunky" 70's Modern Lucite Lamp
Located in Miami, FL
Gorgeous "THICK" 70's lucite lamp with plexi white shade
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Lucite

  • "Chunky" 70's Modern Lucite Lamp
  • "Chunky" 70's Modern Lucite Lamp
  • "Chunky" 70's Modern Lucite Lamp
  • "Chunky" 70's Modern Lucite Lamp
H 32 in. W 18 in. D 6 in.
Pair of 70's Lucite Lamps
Located in North Miami, FL
Composed of concentric lucite disks, these smart custom lucite lamps from the 70's are signed "Marlee" on the base. (Shades are for display only.)
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Lucite

  • Pair of 70's Lucite Lamps
  • Pair of 70's Lucite Lamps
  • Pair of 70's Lucite Lamps
  • Pair of 70's Lucite Lamps
H 17 in. to top of socket in. Dm 5.5 in.
Pair of 70's Murano Lamps
Located in North Miami, FL
Pair of Murano table lamps, circa 1970... clear and white glass forms three tiers of tortoise-patterned temptation! (Shades not included.)
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

70's Rectangular Pieced Bone Lamp
Located in North Miami, FL
We are all about the many shades of bone, this season at Stripe, and this clean and simple 70's beauty is all about the bone! (Sorry, shade is For Display Only.)
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

  • 70's Rectangular Pieced Bone Lamp
  • 70's Rectangular Pieced Bone Lamp
  • 70's Rectangular Pieced Bone Lamp
  • 70's Rectangular Pieced Bone Lamp
H 17.75 in. (top of socket) in. W 12.25 in. D 6.25 in.
Pair of 70's Mirrored Lamps
Located in North Miami, FL
These white mica and mirror lamps come with glossy white custom shades (12Hx16x16) with silvered interiors.
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Mirror

  • Pair of 70's Mirrored Lamps
  • Pair of 70's Mirrored Lamps
  • Pair of 70's Mirrored Lamps
  • Pair of 70's Mirrored Lamps
H 29&quot;(incl. shade) in. W 5.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Loffredo Ferdinando Table Lamp in Ceramic and Steel 70 Years
By Ferdinando Loffredo
Located in bari, IT
Superb lamp 70 years with black ceramic pitch base and lighting brushed steel paete. The bulbs are adjustable. Important note is that the designer was for many years a collaborator o...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Steel

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70s Table Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal 70s table lamp for your home. Each 70s table lamp for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, chrome and brass. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer 70s table lamp, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. A 70s table lamp, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Scandinavian Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Itsu, Tommaso Barbi and Aureliano Toso each produced at least one beautiful 70s table lamp that is worth considering.

How Much is a 70s Table Lamp?

Prices for a 70s table lamp can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $344 and can go as high as $6,000, while the average can fetch as much as $1,500.

Finding the Right Table Lamps for You

Perfect for lighting your nightstand or reading nook, table lamps play an integral role in styling an inviting room. A well-crafted antique or vintage table lamp does more than provide light; the right fixture-and-table combination can add a focal point or creative element to any interior.

Proper table lamps have long been used for lighting our most intimate spaces. In the years before electricity, lamps used oil. Today, a rewired 19th-century vintage lamp can still provide a touch of elegance for a study.

After industrial milestones such as mass production took hold in the Victorian era, various design movements sought to bring craftsmanship and innovation back to this indispensable household item. Lighting designers during the Art Deco movement, originating in the glamorous roaring ’20s, sought to celebrate modern life by fusing modern metals with dark woods and dazzling colors in the fixtures of the era. The geometric shapes and gilded details of an Art Deco table lamp provide an air of luxury and sophistication that never goes out of style.

Some mid-century modern table lamps, particularly those created by the likes of Joe Colombo and the legendary lighting artisans at Fontana Arte, bear all the provocative hallmarks associated with Space Age design. Sculptural and versatile, the Louis Poulsen table lamps of that period were revolutionary for their time and still seem innovative today.

If you are looking for something more contemporary, industrial table lamps are demonstrative of a newly chic style that isn’t afraid to pay homage to the past. They look particularly at home in any rustic loft space amid exposed brick and steel beams.

Before you buy a desk lamp or table lamp for your living room, consider your lighting needs. The Snoopy lamp, designed in 1967, or any other “banker’s lamp” (shorthand for the Emeralite desk lamps patented by H.G. McFaddin and Company), provides light at a downward angle that is perfect for writing, while the Fontana table lamp and the beloved Grasshopper lamp by Greta Magnusson-Grossman each yield a soft and even glow. Some table lamps require lampshades to be bought separately.

Whether it’s a classic antique Tiffany table lamp or even a bold avant-garde fixture custom-made by a contemporary design firm, the right table lamp can completely transform a room. Find the right one for you on 1stDibs.