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Art Deco Pair of Bronze Table Lamps with Art Glass Shades
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A lovely pair of Art Deco bronze table lamps decorated with floral motifs, art glass shades in Tulip form, circa 1930. Each lamp with one E14 bulb socket. Measure: Height 17 in (43...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Bronze

Fine Pair of Art Deco Style Giltwood and Rock Crystal Lamps, 20th Century
Located in New York, NY
A very fine pair of hand diamond cut square shaped Art Deco style rock crystal and giltwood table lamps, 20th century. The Rock Crystal is beautifully hand cut and hand polished and ...
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20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Rock Crystal

Pair of Jacques Adnet Parchment Leather Table Lamps, France, circa 1930s
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos
Art Deco Lovely pair of parchment leather table lamps. Jacques Adnet. Made in France, circa 1930s. Have been rewired. And the leather has been re-polished.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Bronze

Art Deco Style Brass Figural Table Lamp Pair
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Winter Park, FL
A pair of Mid-Century Modern lamps with Art Deco style cast brass figure of Diana grasping a gazelle by the horns. Rewired with new sockets. Shades not included.
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Mid-20th Century North American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Art Deco Style Brass Figural Table Lamp Pair
  • Art Deco Style Brass Figural Table Lamp Pair
  • Art Deco Style Brass Figural Table Lamp Pair
  • Art Deco Style Brass Figural Table Lamp Pair
H 33.75 in. W 8.5 in. D 6.5 in.
Pair of Large Art Deco Table Lamps by Art de France
By Art de France
Located in Schagen, NL
Stunning table lamps by Art de France. They were manufactured in France and feature blue, white and even some red colors. They remain in very good condition. Pieces will be carefully...
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Late 20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Art Glass

Pair of Art Deco Woka Desk Lamps
By Woka Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of handmade Classic Art Deco nickel plated Woka desk lamps with diffuser, On / Off Switch on the lamp base Max 1 x 60W.  
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Vintage 1930s Austrian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Art Deco Woka Desk Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Woka Desk Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Woka Desk Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Woka Desk Lamps
H 17 in. W 13.5 in. D 13.5 in.
Pair of 1930 Art Deco Lenox China Table Lamps
By Lenox's Ceramic Art Company
Located in New York, NY
A great pair of 1930s Art Deco cream/ flesh color table lamps with aged dark brass bases and fittings by the American china maker, Lenox. Rewired. Base height from the bottom of the ...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
A pair of chromed metal and bakelite Art Deco table lamps. Gentle pink tinted four tiered glass shade and chromed metal stem over a brown bakelite base. Dimensions: H 41cm D of s...
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20th Century English Art Deco Table Lamps

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Bakelite

  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
H 16.15 in. Dm 5.52 in.
Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of Italian Art Deco table lamps with frosted Murano glass shades / Original Murano sticker on glass / Made in Italy circa 1940’s 1 light / E26 or E27 type / max 60W Width: 13.5 ...
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20th Century Italian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
H 10 in. W 13.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Brass nickel-plated mounted on marble plate, fitted with one E27 socket. Made in Austria in the late 1930s. Original condition with some repairs. Delivery time 1-2 weeks.
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Vintage 1930s Austrian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Marble, Brass

  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps
H 6.7 in. W 7.09 in. D 13.78 in.
Pair of Art Deco Style Table Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of English Art Deco style table lamps in bronzed brass with opaque glass disks. Of good quality and weight. Please note these items subjected to VAT.
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1990s English Art Deco Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Art Deco Style Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Style Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Style Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Style Table Lamps
H 17.33 in. Dm 4.73 in.
Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps, 1930
Located in Praha, CZ
- Very nice style of lighting.
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Vintage 1930s Czech Art Deco Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps, 1930
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps, 1930
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps, 1930
  • Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps, 1930
H 7.88 in. W 5.12 in. D 9.45 in.
Pair of Art Deco Torchiere Table Lamps
Located in Pompano Beach, FL
Pair of Art Deco torchiere table lamps in polished aluminum and glass.
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Aluminum

  • Pair of Art Deco Torchiere Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Torchiere Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Torchiere Table Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Torchiere Table Lamps
H 19 in. W 12 in. D 12 in.
Pair Of Chromed Art Deco Table Lamps
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Two small chromed bedside table lamps, newly wired. Chromed brass.
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • Pair Of Chromed Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair Of Chromed Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair Of Chromed Art Deco Table Lamps
  • Pair Of Chromed Art Deco Table Lamps
H 9 in. W 9.75 in. D 3 in.
Pair of French Art Deco Table Lamps
Located in Bronx, NY
A pair of French Art Deco table lamps in round glass shade featuring a beautiful rose floral pattern which can be lighten resting on a tiered nickel bronze mounting. The fixture was...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Bronze

1930s Pair of Original Art Deco Table Lamps
Located in London, GB
A stunning and rare pair of original Art Deco period table lamps with beautiful glass shades and Bakelite bases. They date from the 1930s, and are in superb original condition. The c...
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Vintage 1930s English Art Deco Table Lamps

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Glass, Bakelite

Iron and Alabaster Art Deco Table Lamps Pair
Located in Oakland, CA
Iron and Alabaster Art Deco table lamps, French style, and quality. iron in the traditional “fer forge” technique in a style developed in the 1920s by such artists as Edgar Brandt, R...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Alabaster, Iron

French Art Deco Pair of Brass Table Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Art Deco brass table lamps relief glass shades and brass base. Pls note: Item is located at Beverly Store 7274 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Table Lamps

Pair of Art Deco Cerused Oak Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Art Deco, lyre shaped, cerused oak table lamps with marble and brass base. Shades are included.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Oak

Pair of Large French Art Deco Table Lamps
By Atelier Petitot
Located in North Miami, FL
Pair of magnificent large scale French Art Deco table lamps by Atelier Petitot consisting of silver plated metal, rosewood shaft and 3 silver plated bronze exotic birds sculptures on...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Silver Plate

Pair of Art Deco Chrome Table Lamps, 1935
Located in Praha, CZ
- Made in Czechoslovakia - Made of colored glass, chrome - Re-polished - Fully functional - Good, original condition.
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Vintage 1930s Czech Art Deco Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • Pair of Art Deco Chrome Table Lamps, 1935
  • Pair of Art Deco Chrome Table Lamps, 1935
  • Pair of Art Deco Chrome Table Lamps, 1935
  • Pair of Art Deco Chrome Table Lamps, 1935
H 8.67 in. W 5.91 in. D 5.91 in.
Pair of Polished Nickel Art Deco Table Lamps
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A beautiful pair of polish nickel Art Deco table lamps. The lamps have been newly nickel-plated and rewired. The light bulbs are half chrome dipped bulbs. Dimension: 12.25” high, 8”...
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Vintage 1920s American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Nickel

Art Deco Pair of Lamps
Located in North Miami, FL
Art Deco pair of table lamps in wrought iron and alabaster shades. Made in France circa 1990.
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Alabaster, Wrought Iron

  • Art Deco Pair of Lamps
  • Art Deco Pair of Lamps
  • Art Deco Pair of Lamps
  • Art Deco Pair of Lamps
H 19.25 in. Dm 7 in.
Pair of Art Deco Table Lamps, Functionalism, 1930s
Located in Praha, CZ
- Rare type - Nice style of lighting - Bauhaus.
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Vintage 1930s Austrian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of French Art Deco Torchiere Table Lamps
Located in Fairfax, VA
Pair of gold and black lacquered and white opal glass rod column torchiere table lamps.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Metal

Original Pair of Art Deco 'Mazda' Table Lamps
Located in London, GB
An original pair of Art Deco 'Mazda' table lamps by Compagnie des Lampes de Paris. Bearing a label to the base of one lamp for 'MAZDA' These iconic Art Deco table lamps with th...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Chrome

Pair of French Art Deco Lamps in Wrought Iron with Colored Glass Shades Signed
By Art de France
Located in Verviers, BE
A wonderful pair of French Art Deco lamps. The stands are handmade in wrought iron with black finish patina and hammered with floral pattern. The metalwork is of excellent quality. ...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Nouveau Table Lamps

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Wrought Iron

Pair of Art Deco Polished Nickel Candelabra Table Lamps
Located in Fairfax, VA
A fabulous pair of polished nickel and marble double arm candelabra lamps fitted with hardback silk lampshades. Measurement include the lampshades.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Nickel

Art Deco Lamp 'a Pair of Birds'
By David Gueron Degue
Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Art Deco lamp (a pair of birds) Artist David Gueron (Degue) frosted glass electrified 220 w (on the polished back) Origin France circa 1930.
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Vintage 1930s European Art Deco Table Lamps

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Art Glass

  • Art Deco Lamp 'a Pair of Birds'
  • Art Deco Lamp 'a Pair of Birds'
  • Art Deco Lamp 'a Pair of Birds'
  • Art Deco Lamp 'a Pair of Birds'
H 9.06 in. W 5.91 in. D 3.55 in.
Pair of American Art Deco Mission 1920s Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
An original pair of rare 1920 American Art Deco table lamps composed marble columns and walnut bases with aged brass/bronze hardware. Rewired. Body height to the top of the wood is 1...
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Vintage 1920s American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Marble

Pair of Signed Degue French Art Deco Table Lamps
By David Gueron Degue
Located in North Bergen, NJ
Beautiful pair of signed Degue French Art Deco table lamps. Art glass shades signed by Degue. Original bases with geometric motif. Re-plating upon request
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Vintage 1930s Art Deco Table Lamps

Limousin French Art Deco Pair of Table Lamps, 1920
By Limousin
Located in Saint-Amans-des-Cots, FR
Pair of French Art Deco table lamps by Limousin (Paris), France, circa 1920. Two-light for each lamp. Stylized flowers in a basket as pattern. Similar to the André Vera's work who wo...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Spelter

  • Limousin French Art Deco Pair of Table Lamps, 1920
  • Limousin French Art Deco Pair of Table Lamps, 1920
  • Limousin French Art Deco Pair of Table Lamps, 1920
  • Limousin French Art Deco Pair of Table Lamps, 1920
H 15.75 in. W 12.21 in. D 5.91 in.
Pair of Straw Marquetry Table Lamps, Art Deco Style
Located in Paris, FR
A pair of beautiful bronze coloured straw marquetry table lamps. Of rectangular shape, the two sides of each lamp decorated with radiant pattern. The model illustrated comes with ...
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2010s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Straw

Pair of French Art Deco Table Lamps Solid Wood
Located in Arles, FR
Pair of fine quality French Art Deco solid wood table lamps. Clean organic lines. These lamps are in perfect condition, newly rewired with E14 bulb sockets, cord and switch. N...
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20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Mahogany

Art Deco Period Glass Table or Bedside Lamps, Pair
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Art Deco period glass table or bedside/nightstand lamps, circa 1930s. Lamps have all the beautiful design hallmarks of the Art Deco period including the chevron pattern on ...
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Vintage 1930s European Art Deco Table Lamps

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Glass

Rare Pair of Machine Age Art Deco Table Lamps
Located in San Diego, CA
A rare pair of incredible machine age table lamps, twisted lamps in cast metal bronze finish patination, sitting on black wood painted bases, freshly rewired lamps shades are not inc...
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20th Century American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Edgar Brandt & Daum Art Deco Table Lamps
By Edgar Brandt
Located in Bridgewater, CT
Edgar Brandt & Daum Nancy French Art Deco pair of table lamps, with pierced spherical wrought iron bases and decorated with garland of mistletoe. Marbelized glass shades with or...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Wrought Iron

Pair of French Art Deco Table Lamp Signed “Degué”
By David Gueron Degue
Located in Beirut, LB
Charming pair of Art Deco table lamp, high quality molded glass panel (diameter 35 cm) with rare original floral motif design in relief included “Degué” signature on the glass, resti...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Bronze

Pair of French Art Deco Table Lamp Signed “Degué”
By David Gueron Degue
Located in Beirut, LB
Charming pair of Art Deco table lamp, high quality pink molded glass panel with rare original floral and leaves motif design in relief included “Degué” signature on the glass, restin...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Bronze

Art Deco Modern Period White Marble Table Lamps, Pair
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful pair of solid European Art Deco Modern period Carrara marble table lamps with brass detailing, circa 20th century. Lamps are predominately white marble with black and gre...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Marble, Carrara Marble, Brass

Pair of Art Deco Brass Table Lamps
Located in Brooklyn, NY
original
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20th Century French Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Russel Wright Art Deco Uplighter Table Lamps
By Russel Wright
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Pair of Art Deco, uplighter table lamps by Russel Wright are spun aluminum with glass details. The lamps take a mogul bulb.
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Pair of French Art Deco Table Lamps by Hanots
By Verrerie des Hanots
Located in Bronx, NY
A gorgeous pair of French Art Deco frosted glass table Lamps by the French artist "HANOTS" (signature in the last image) in great condition, modest wear commensurate with age. The to...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Nickel

Pair of French Art Deco Table Lamp Signed “Degué”
By David Gueron Degue
Located in Beirut, LB
Charming pair of Art Deco table lamp, high quality molded glass panel with rare original floral motif design in relief included “Degué” signature on the glass, resting on nickeled br...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Bronze

Art Deco Porcelain Column Lamps - a Pair
Located in Esperance, NY
Art Deco porcelain column lamps - a pair.
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Vintage 1940s Unknown Art Deco Table Lamps

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Porcelain

  • Art Deco Porcelain Column Lamps - a Pair
  • Art Deco Porcelain Column Lamps - a Pair
  • Art Deco Porcelain Column Lamps - a Pair
  • Art Deco Porcelain Column Lamps - a Pair
H 32.5 in. W 6.75 in. D 6.75 in.
Pair of Art Deco Boudoir Lamps
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A pair of streamlined chrome and frosted glass dresser lamps. These are 11" tall with a 4.5" diameter base. Lamps have been professionally rewired.
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Chrome

Stunning Pair of American Art Deco Chrome and Nickel Fountain Lamp Bases
By Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass and Glass Company
Located in Port Hope, ON
This absolutely stunning pair of twin socket, chrome and nickel plated lamp bases were created for the Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass and Glass Company. Known as Fountain Lamps they feature ...
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Vintage 1920s American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Chrome, Nickel

Pair of French Art Deco Table Lamp by E.J.G
By EJG
Located in Bronx, NY
A stunning pair of French Art Deco table lamps created by E.J.G. The square glass shade consists of a two-tiered design. Enhanced by typical French Art Deco geometric patterns motif ...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Bronze

  • Pair of French Art Deco Table Lamp by E.J.G
  • Pair of French Art Deco Table Lamp by E.J.G
  • Pair of French Art Deco Table Lamp by E.J.G
  • Pair of French Art Deco Table Lamp by E.J.G
H 18 in. W 8.75 in. D 8.75 in.
Pair of French Art Deco Lamps
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A pair of French Art Deco period two-branch lights in the form of candelabra, the angular chrome arms rising from a chrome plinth base, the original tapering shades held in metal col...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

  • Pair of French Art Deco Lamps
  • Pair of French Art Deco Lamps
  • Pair of French Art Deco Lamps
  • Pair of French Art Deco Lamps
H 14 in. W 9.5 in. D 3 in.
Pair of American Art Deco Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of American Art Deco lamps. Couple dancing.
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20th Century American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Composition, Brass

  • Pair of American Art Deco Lamps
  • Pair of American Art Deco Lamps
  • Pair of American Art Deco Lamps
  • Pair of American Art Deco Lamps
H 37 in. W 13 in. D 9.5 in.
Eileen Gray for Jumo Art Deco Bakelite Table Lamp, a pair
By Eileen Gray, Maison Jumo
Located in Atlanta, GA
Wonderful Art Deco pair of table lamps designed by Irish designer Eileen Gray (1878 - 1976) for Jumo Company, France, and dating to the 1930s-1940s. It features a mushroom form desig...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Chromed Metal and Bakelite Art Deco Table Lamps
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
A pair of chromed metal dome lamps. Chromed metal shade with a yellow bakelite and chromed metal stem over a chromed metal base. Bakelite finial to top. Dimensions: H 50cm D of s...
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20th Century English Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of French Art Deco Geometric Table Lamps by Schneider
By Charles Schneider
Located in North Bergen, NJ
A pair of French Art Deco table lamps signed by the French artist Charles Schneider. The shades are enhanced by geometric motif in clear frosted glass with polished details. Held by ...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Table Lamps

Pair of Matte White Skyscraper Styled Table Lamps
By Marlboro Lamp Co.
Located in Ferndale, MI
Pair of matte white skyscraper styled table lamps in the style of Marlborough.  
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Vintage 1960s American Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Pottery

Pair of Art Deco Wooden Table Lamps, 1940s
Located in Brussels, BE
Pair of Art Deco wooden table lamps - 1940s.
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Vintage 1940s Belgian Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

French Art Deco Painted Mahogany Dainty Table Lamps 1940s - a pair
By Maison Charles
Located in National City, CA
Please consider: French Style Art Deco Painted sculptural mahogany table lamps, circa 1940s- a pair. Painted Mahogany carved wood with beautiful ornamentation; a delicately sculpted...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Mahogany

Pair of Art Deco Three-Light Table Lamps by J. Codure
By J. Codure
Located in Bridgewater, CT
French Art Deco pair of table lamps in patinated and nickeled bronze base with frosted glass shades, signed Codure.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Bronze

Pair of Large Art Deco Belgium Table Lamps
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A large pair of table or console table lamps. Hand blown large glass shades, with nuanced colours. Metal strips surround the demi-lune lamps. Belgium, c1920s. Veneere...
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20th Century Belgian Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of Large Art Deco Belgium Table Lamps
  • Pair of Large Art Deco Belgium Table Lamps
  • Pair of Large Art Deco Belgium Table Lamps
  • Pair of Large Art Deco Belgium Table Lamps
H 18.12 in. W 18.12 in. D 6.7 in.
Pair of Art Deco Style Brass Mounted Porcelain Table Lamps
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of Art Deco style brass-mounted porcelain table lamps. An extremely decorative pair of urn form table lamps with brass mounts. Each lamp complete with brass finial and custom qu...
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Mid-20th Century Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Pair of Art Deco French Mirrored Table Lamps, circa 1930
Located in Devon, England
What better way to brighten up your dining with these very glamorous Art Deco table candelabra lamps. Originating from France and dating to the 1930s both lamps comprise two bulb hol...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Glass, Mirror

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Art Deco Pair Table Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of art deco pair table lamps available on 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, glass and brass, all art deco pair table lamps available were constructed with great care. We have 942 antique and vintage art deco pair table lamps in-stock, while there are 35 modern editions to choose from as well. There are all kinds of art deco pair table lamps available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern and Hollywood Regency art deco pair table lamps are consistently popular styles. There have been many well-made art deco pair table lamps over the years, but those made by Marius-Ernest Sabino, Charles Schneider and Chapman Manufacturing Company are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Art Deco Pair Table Lamps?

Prices for art deco pair table lamps can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, art deco pair table lamps begin at $123 and can go as high as $35,081, while the average can fetch as much as $2,695.

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.