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Ducale Bedside Lamp
By Creart
Located in Milan, IT
This elegant lamp was designed to sit on a bedside table. Its body is crafted in mouth-blown crystal in a rich amber coloration, with a clear base. The transparent lampshade harmonio...
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2010s Italian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Crystal

  • Ducale Bedside Lamp
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H 18.12 in. W 10.24 in. D 7.88 in.
Pair of Bedside Lamps by Reggiani
By Reggiani
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A pair of unusual bedside lamps by Reggiani, Italy, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Pair of Bedside Lamps by Reggiani
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A pair of unusual bedside lamps by Reggiani, Italy, 1970's.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Marty III, Turned Ash Bedside Lamp
By Aaron Shoon
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Small with a big presence, the Marty inhabits intimate spaces, scaled for the bedside or tabletop. This model has a matte black surface inspired by satin black hot rod paint jobs. Tu...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Table Lamps

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Brass

Remarkable Mid-Century Modern Metal Bedside Lamp
Located in München, DE
Exceptional Mid-Century Modern metal bedside lamp. Rare design, reminds of a bird. The shade is steplessly movable up and down. Very high quality and solid made entirely of metal...
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Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

  • Remarkable Mid-Century Modern Metal Bedside Lamp
  • Remarkable Mid-Century Modern Metal Bedside Lamp
  • Remarkable Mid-Century Modern Metal Bedside Lamp
  • Remarkable Mid-Century Modern Metal Bedside Lamp
H 7.88 in. W 7.49 in. D 2.96 in.
Marty IV, Matte Black Maple Bedside Lamp
By Heather Shoon, Aaron Shoon
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Small with a big presence, the Marty inhabits intimate spaces, scaled for the bedside or tabletop. This model has a matte black surface inspired by satin black hot rod paint jobs. Tu...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Table Lamps

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Brass

Marty I, Ebonized Maple and Cherry Bedside Lamp
By Heather Shoon, Aaron Shoon
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Small with a big presence, the Marty inhabits intimate spaces, scaled for the bedside or tabletop. Turned, ebonized maple base with a cherry neck and finial. This lamp is 14” tall wi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Italian Abbot Form Ceramic Bedside Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A quaint pair of ceramic table lamps each comprised of abbot figures in red, black and white glaze, with wrought iron poles and wood bases. Impressed mark 'F' and script signature 'F...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Lumina Flo Bedside Lamp in Gunmetal by Foster+Partners
By Foster+Partners
Located in New York, NY
LED light for bedside, in varnish coated aluminum and steel. Its head rotates by 300° for direct lighting, the arm pivots on base by 120°. 3W-LED which you can switch on with one cli...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Marty II, Blond Maple and Dyed Ash Bedside Lamp
By Heather Shoon, Aaron Shoon
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Small with a big presence, the Marty inhabits intimate spaces, scaled for the bedside or tabletop. Turned, ebonized maple base with an olive green-dyed ash neck and finial. This lamp...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Table Lamps

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Brass

Set of Two Midcentury Table or Bedside Lamps, 1960
Located in Praha, CZ
Good original condition Fully functional 40W, E14 or E12 bulb.
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

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

Pair of Minimal Wooden Midcentury Bedside Lamps with Shades
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Pair of diminutive circa 1950s table lamps composed of simple, painted white wooden bases paired with off-white and green paper shades with gold trim. Lamps have been newly restored ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Table/Bedside Lamps in Helena Tynell Style, 1970s
By Helena Tynell
Located in Praha, CZ
Pair of table or bedside lamps in Helena Tynell style. Ceramic base and bubble glass lamp shades.
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Vintage 1970s Hungarian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Swedish Brass and Striped Glass Table or Bedside Lamp, 1940s
Located in Nümbrecht, NRW
This pretty vintage table or bedside lamp was made in Sweden in the late 1940s. It features a brass base and a striped glass enameled lamp shade with brass details. The lamp requi...
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Art Deco Bedside Lamp, Attributable to Fog and Mørup 1930s, Lamp Table
By Fog & Mørup
Located in Roma, IT
Adorable Art Deco bedside lamp presumably produced by Fog & Mørup in Denmark. Base and lampshade in green painted metal. The shadow can be tilted on either side of the center. Rechar...
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Vintage 1930s Danish Art Deco Table Lamps

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Metal, Zinc

1950s Pair of French Bedside Lamps in Red and Yellow
By Boris Jean Lacroix
Located in London, GB
Pair of small table or bedside lamps on crow-feet, one with red and one yellow adjustable metal shade perforated with star-shapes and articulated brass arms. They are attributed to J...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Beautiful Midcentury Brass Table Bedside Lamp with Perforated Metal Shade
Located in München, DE
Beautiful midcentury brass table bedside lamp with perforated metal shade. Very nice design of the 1950s with great patina. Shade can be continuously turned up and down. The whole...
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Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Lumina Flo Bedside Lamp in Matte Yellow by Foster+Partners
By Foster+Partners
Located in New York, NY
LED light for bedside, in varnish coated aluminum and steel. Its head rotates by 300° for direct lighting, the arm pivots on base by 120°. 3W-LED which you can switch on with one cli...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Lumina Flo Bedside Lamp in Matte White by Foster+Partners
By Foster+Partners
Located in New York, NY
LED light for bedside, in varnish coated aluminum and steel. Its head rotates by 300° for direct lighting, the arm pivots on base by 120°. 3W-LED which you can switch on with one cli...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

FLOS Guns Collection Bedside Lamp in Gold by Philippe Starck
By Flos, Philippe Starck
Located in New York, NY
This sleek and edgy table lamp is part of the artist’s Guns Collection, making a statement while doing good. “Design is my weapon,” says Starck, who donates 20% of the collection’s s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Lumina Flo Bedside Lamp in Matte Red by Foster+Partners
By Foster+Partners
Located in New York, NY
LED light for bedside, in varnish coated aluminum and steel. Its head rotates by 300° for direct lighting, the arm pivots on base by 120°. 3W-LED which you can switch on with one cli...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Lumina Flo Bedside Lamp in Brushed Nickel by Foster+Partners
By Foster+Partners
Located in New York, NY
LED light for bedside, in varnish coated aluminum and steel. Its head rotates by 300° for direct lighting, the arm pivots on base by 120°. 3W-LED which you can switch on with one cli...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Pair of Hand Buffed Brass Barley Twist Bedside Lamps, C. 1950
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of Hollywood Regency delicate spiral turned Brass Table Lamps with Brass ball details. Featuring fine quality hand buffed double twist unlacquered Brass forms. Small footprint. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

1940's Pair Crystal Candlestick Bedside Lamps with Crystal Ball Base
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of Hollywood Regency Sleeved Clear Crystal Candlestick Table Lamps. Small footprint. Featuring a reflective sheer wrapped crystal stem, crystal facets, crystal ball detail abov...
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Vintage 1930s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Crystal, Nickel

Mid-Century Modern Blown Glass and Brass Bedside Lamps, 1950s, Austria
By Rupert Nikoll
Located in Vienna, AT
Pair of lovely Austrian Mid-Century Modern accent table or bedside lamps. Mouth blown glass shades held by polished brass base. Fully working, newly rewired and tested condition.
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Space Age Table Lamps

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Brass

Very Nice Mid-Century Modern Metal Bedside Lamp with Adjustable Shade
Located in München, DE
Beautiful cute Mid-Century Modern metal bedside lamp. Great design. The shade can be moved up and down continuously. Very high quality and solid made entirely of metal, only the ne...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Lumina Flo Bedside Lamp in Bronze Metal Paint by Foster+Partners
By Foster+Partners
Located in New York, NY
LED light for bedside, in varnish coated aluminum and steel. Its head rotates by 300° for direct lighting, the arm pivots on base by 120°. 3W-LED which you can switch on with one cli...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Lumina Flo Bedside Lamp in Black Soft-Touch by Foster+Partners
By Foster+Partners
Located in New York, NY
LED light for bedside, in varnish coated aluminum and steel. Its head rotates by 300° for direct lighting, the arm pivots on base by 120°. 3W-LED which you can switch on with one cli...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Pair of Giacometti Style Gilt and Waxed Candlestick Bedside Lamps, 1940s
By Alberto Giacometti
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Hollywood Regency pair of Alberto Giacometti style gilt turned wood and waxed candlestick table lamps. Featuring a smooth turned wooden form, luxurious slivered antique gilding and c...
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Vintage 1940s Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Wood

Modern Desk or Bedside Lamp in the Style of Gino Sarfati Vintage
By Gino Sarfatti
Located in Lyon, FR
Modern desk or bedside lamp in the Gino Sarfati style of the 1960s. Solid brass structure and three black or white lacquered metal diffusers. Total height 48 cm, total diameter 34 c...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Pair of 1940 Sideboard, Table Bedside Lamps Green Brass Opal Tubes
By Genet & Michon
Located in Zurich, CH
Pair of 1940 brass table bedside or sideboard lamps with green emanel and opal tubes. The tubes are slightly different high and minor loses of paint.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Enamel, Brass

Mid-Century Modern Green Metal Vintage Bedside Lamps by Arredoluce 1950s, Italy
By Arredoluce
Located in Vienna, AT
This pair of charming pistachio green bedside- or table lamps by Arredoluce, Italy, features a diffuser. The bedside lamps were made of brass, pistachio green and white lacquered me...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Amazing Red Kaiser Mid-Century Modern Metal Bedside Lamp with Brass Base
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in München, DE
Stunning Kaiser Mid-Century Modern metal bedside lamp. Painted red outside and white inside. Very rare to find with angular shade, which is steplessly movable. Very high quality, ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Midcentury Wood Bedside Table Lamp, 1960s
Located in Praha, CZ
Made in Czechoslovakia Made of wood, glass Fully functional Original condition.
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Vintage 1960s Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood, Glass

  • Midcentury Wood Bedside Table Lamp, 1960s
  • Midcentury Wood Bedside Table Lamp, 1960s
  • Midcentury Wood Bedside Table Lamp, 1960s
  • Midcentury Wood Bedside Table Lamp, 1960s
H 8.67 in. W 7.88 in. D 7.88 in.
Pair of Art Deco Brass and Portoro Marble Italian Bedside Lamps, 1930
Located in Aci Castello, IT
This is a stylish pair of table lamps in Carrara marble surmounted by a Swan, brass and opaline glass are in perfect conditions. They work with both 110 and 220 Volt and need regula...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Marble, Brass

Model 1021 Pair of Table/Bedside Lamps by Roger Fatus for Disderot
By Roger Fatus
Located in London, GB
This Minimalist, ultra-light lamp that can be moved easily reflects the avant-garde design created by Roger Fatus in the 1960s. The Fatus design creates a perfect size and shape, sub...
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Vintage 1960s French Table Lamps

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Chrome

Pair Walter Von Nessen Style Cream Onyx, Crystal & Chrome Bedside Lamps, 1940's
By Walter Von Nessen
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Smaller pair of neutral Hollywood Regency onyx, chrome and crystal table lamps, vanity table lamps, circa 1940. Featuring original reflective chrome-plated hardware stems wrapped in ...
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Vintage 1930s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Crystal, Onyx, Chrome

Pair of 1940s US Army desk Lamp in nickel plated polish. Pair of bedside lamp
By Tanguy
Located in London, GB
Originally given to US officer based in Germany after the war. Great as bedside table or desk lamp. Free shipping.
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Vintage 1930s British Table Lamps

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Nickel

Beautiful Midcentury Bedside Lamp Made of Metal and Brass Made in Germany
Located in München, DE
Gorgeous Mid-Century Modern metal bedside, night or desk lamps. Fantastic in this color combination with white and bordeaux red. Typical design from that time, in very good vinta...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Yasha Heifetz Hand-Carved Cerused Oak Botanical Bedside Lamps, 1940's
By Yasha Heifetz
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of hand-crafted Art Deco Stem and Leaf Limed Oak Table Lamps by Yasha Heifitz. Featuring hand carved stems, leaves and rectangular base. Sculptural. Decorative. Organic. Natura...
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Mid-20th Century American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Oak

Pair of Beautiful Midcentury Metal Bedside Lamps in Mint Green and Yellow
Located in München, DE
Two beautiful midcentury metal night or desk lamps. Fantastic in this combination of mint green and yellow. Typical design from that time, in very good vintage condition. Shades c...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Bjorn Wiinblad for Nymolle Denmark Green & White "Girl on Horse" Bedside Lamp
By Bjørn Wiinblad, Nymolle
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Bright Danish Modern Glazed Ceramic Table Lamp by Bjorn Wiinblad for Nymolle, 1960's. Featuring two girls and girl on horse. Off White background with Teal Green artwork. 16.5 H to t...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Midcentury Bedside Lamps Made of Brass and Plexiglass with Fabric Shades
Located in München, DE
A pair of beautiful, unusual midcentury bedside lamps made of brass and black plexiglass with fabric lampshades. Fantastic in this combination of light green, black and brass. Typ...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Natural Onyx Desk or Bedside Cabinet Lamp
Located in Liverpool, GB
A visually graceful, stylish desk lamp, made in natural onyx. Noteworthy is the beautiful color and "drawing" of onyx. Perfect for a stylish desk, office, bedroom, etc.    ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Onyx, Metal

Set of Two "Pala" Bedside Lamps by Corrado and Luigi Aroldi for Luci
By Corrado and Luigi Aroldi, Luci Italia
Located in Milan, IT
Rare pair of Pala lamps by Corrado and Luigi Aroldi for Luci. Shade has a steel movable screen to adjust light intensity. Simple, strong industrial design piece.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Minimalist Table Lamps

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Steel

Pair of Russel Wright Style Machine Age Stacked Maple and Black Bedside Lamps
By Russel Wright
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of 1940s Russel Wright style stacked maple and black lacquer reading table lamps. Featuring an alternating cylindrical form in solid maple and black lacquered wood. Small footpr...
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Vintage 1940s American Machine Age Table Lamps

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Wood, Maple

Set of 2 Midcentury Z Bedside Table Lamps, 1960s Adjustable Lamp Shade
Located in Achterveld, NL
Set of 2 extremely rare Mid-Century Modern table lamps / bedside table lamps. Designed and manufactured in 1960s, the Netherlands. The lamp shades are adjustable. These bedside t...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Bedside or Wall Lamp by Kamenicky Senov, 1970s
By Kamenicky Senov
Located in Praha, CZ
Could be used as a table or wall lamp. Good original condition. 40W, E4 or E12 bulb, 40W.
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Vintage 1970s Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of American Art Deco or Machine Age Chrome and Black Table or Bedside Lamps
Located in Port Hope, ON
This ultra Art Deco/Machine age pair of American table or bedside lamps are a virtual riot of geometric shapes and a triumph of between-the-wars modern design. Their chrome and black...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Brass, Chrome

Walnut and Birch Bedside Table Lamp by Mel Smilow
By Mel Smilow
Located in New York, NY
The bedside table lamp is part of the re-issued Smilow Lighting collection, originally designed by Mel Smilow in 1956 and officially reintroduced by his daughter Judy Smilow in 2017....
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Birch, Walnut

Austrian, Artdeco, Bedside Table Lamp, Was Made in the 1920
Located in Vienna, Austria
This vintage table or bedside lamp was made in Austria in the 1920s, during the Artdeco period. The lamp is made of brass with a bakelite base. The shade, is marbleised ,opaline gla...
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Vintage 1920s European Art Deco Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Cone Bedside Table Lamps by Gino Sarfatti
By Gino Sarfatti
Located in New York, NY
A sweet pair of bedside table lamps comprising pierced cone form metal shades, which also act as supports along with the polished brass counterbalance arms. By Gino Sarfatti for Arte...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

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Steel, Brass

Poul Henningsen Amber Glass Shade Bedside Table Lamp, Denmark 1940s
By Poul Henningsen
Located in New York, NY
A wonderfully petite table lamp designed by Poul Henningsen. A sophisticated little lamp with a lot of charm. The amber glass and dark bronzed metal gives the lamp a dignified look a...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Modern Italian Bedside or Desk Lamp in a Vintage Style Marble
Located in Lyon, FR
Modern Italian desk lamp made in the style of the 1960s. It can also be used as a bedside or occasional lamp. Solid brass structure and off-white or black lacquered metal shade. Bla...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Metal

Alpina Black Sculptural Minimalist Bedside or Table Lamp Blackened Brass
By Silvio Mondino Studio
Located in Novellara, IT
Designed to be positioned on a bedside table or on a console, the Alpina is a work of abstract art for the home. The exact arrangement of this sculptural decorative piece can be adju...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Minimalist Table Lamps

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Brass

1960s Architectural Jaktstuga Pinewood Bedside Table Lamps Lanterns Chalet Lodge
By Ellysett, Hans-Agne Jakobsson
Located in Washington, DC
A pair of 1960s wooden bedroom table lamps designed and produced by Hans-Agne Jakobsson for AB Ellysett, Markaryd, Sweden. Executed in fine pine strips and turned pine bases. Very de...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Pine

Goose, White Bedside Table Lamp with Pivoting Lampshade, Made in France
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (2) Legendary protector of the capitol, ancestral guardian of countryside farms, the goose g...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Table Lamps

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Wood, Laminate

Goose, Pink Bedside Table Lamp with Pivoting Lampshade, Made in France
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (2) Legendary protector of the Capitol, ancestral guardian of countryside farms, the goose g...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Table Lamps

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Wood, Laminate

Petite Art Deco Italian Marble Bedside Table Lamp with Oval Shade
Located in Miami, FL
Petite Art Deco marble bedside table or side table lamp made in the late 1930s from Italy. It comes with an new oval fabric shade. In perfect working condition and is wired for Eur...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Marble, Metal

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Bedside Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the bedside lamp you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, brass and wood, every bedside lamp was constructed with great care. There are 68 variations of the antique or vintage bedside lamp you’re looking for, while we also have 22 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the bedside lamp you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each bedside lamp bearing Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Art Deco hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one bedside lamp that is appealing in its simplicity, but Foster+Partners, Aaron Shoon and Heather Shoon produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much are Bedside Lamp?

A bedside lamp can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,382, while the lowest priced sells for $265 and the highest can go for as much as $13,000.

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 table lamp does more than provide light; the right fixture-and-table combination can add a focal point or artistic 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, 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 vibrant but classic Tiffany lamp or even a bold avant-garde lamp custom-made by a contemporary design firm, the right table lamp can completely transform a room. Find the perfect one on 1stDibs.