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Textured Gold Color Metal Pair Lamps, China, Contemporary
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary Chinese pair of globe shaped lamps Textured and mottled gold color made of metal. Belgian black linen shades with gold interior. Base of lamp measures 11" in diameter...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Table Lamps

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Metal

Vintage Chinese Abacus Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
Vintage Chinese Abacus lamps, China, circa 1960s. They have been rewired and are ready to use. The price noted includes the shades.
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Vintage 1960s Chinese Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Chinese Black Tea-Caddy Lamp
Located in Plainview, NY
This beautiful black tea-caddy Chinese lamp in a cylindric shape features fine etching and design. The base depicts a scene of two women talking and lounging in a beautiful garden wi...
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Vintage 1970s Chinese Export Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Famille Noire Chinese Lamps
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Elaborately designed with raised work figures and florals. The sides are pierced with elaborate open work accenting the design. Rare and unusual finds - formerly vases - now drille...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of Famille Noire Chinese Lamps
  • Pair of Famille Noire Chinese Lamps
  • Pair of Famille Noire Chinese Lamps
  • Pair of Famille Noire Chinese Lamps
H 19.5 in. W 5.75 in. D 5.25 in.
Pair of Asian Gilt Metal Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of Asian gilt metal lamps, probably Chinese, circa 1950s. The price noted includes the shades. They have been rewired and are ready to use.
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of Asian Gilt Metal Lamps
  • Pair of Asian Gilt Metal Lamps
  • Pair of Asian Gilt Metal Lamps
  • Pair of Asian Gilt Metal Lamps
H 46.5 in. Dm 17 in.
Chinese Brass-Inlaid Wood Table Lamp
Located in Boston, MA
Carved wooden figures with intricate brass inlay set as a table lamp. Height from base to top of shade is 43 inches.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Chinese Brass-Inlaid Wood Table Lamp
  • Chinese Brass-Inlaid Wood Table Lamp
  • Chinese Brass-Inlaid Wood Table Lamp
  • Chinese Brass-Inlaid Wood Table Lamp
H 24 in. W 12 in. D 5.5 in.
Vintage Chinese Figure Lamp
Located in Great Barrington, MA
The vintage lamp has as a base a carved wood Chinese draped figure standing on a two-tier metal embossed base. The lamp is electrified for a single US bulb.
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Mid-20th Century American Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Vintage Chinese Figure Lamp
  • Vintage Chinese Figure Lamp
  • Vintage Chinese Figure Lamp
  • Vintage Chinese Figure Lamp
H 22.5 in. W 5.25 in. D 5.75 in.
Pair of Distressed Gilt Metal Asian Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of distressed gilt metal Asian lamps, probably Chinese, circa 1950s, possibly earlier. They have been rewired and are ready to use. The price noted below includes the shades.
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Metal

Antique Chinese Export Golden Tea Tin Lamps
Located in South Salem, NY
Unique pair of table lamps made from repurposed Chinese Export tea tins, made in China circa 1870. These ornate, gilded tins were once used to transport tea from China to England. Ea...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Metal

Seletti Metal Lampshade and Polyester "Monkey Lamp”, Black
By Seletti
Located in New York, NY
From its very first year in 1964, Seletti in Cicognara, Mantova, has followed its principle of professionality service and constant research to strive for betterness innovation and o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Seletti Metal Lampshade and Polyester "Monkey Lamp", White
By Seletti
Located in New York, NY
From its very first year in 1964, Seletti in Cicognara, Mantova, has followed its principle of professionality service and constant research to strive for betterness innovation and o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Single Vintage Six Side Porcelain Chinese Table Lamp
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Exceptional table lamp made of gold color porcelain hand painted with floral and vines motifs, mounted on a custom made decorative cars metal. Beautiful object of art for display. S...
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Vintage 1960s Chinese Table Lamps

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Metal

Monumental Chinese Blanc de Chine Porcelain Vase Lamp
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Monumental Chinese porcelain Blanc de Chine vase table lamp featuring a long, elegant, tapered vase mounted on a gilded metal pedestal and topped with a brass lid and hardware. Large...
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20th Century Chinese Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Book Matched Hand Chased Gilt Metal Table Lamps
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Amazing pair of gilt Chinese urns. Hand chased full bodied birds with floral leaves and bamboo. Scalloped wood base.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Chippendale Table Lamps

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Metal

Asia Modern Chinese Style Table Lamp
By Lightolier
Located in New York, NY
Metal body, silvered base with brass foliate decoration. General wear and patination to finish, working original condition. Height in listing includes harp - height to top of lamp bo...
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Vintage 1950s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Metal

20th century Single Bronzed Metal Lamp
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
Single Bronzed metal Lamp. Modern. Shades are not included in the price of our lamps. We do have a competitively priced range of shades for all of our lamps. Please ask for details ...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Bronze

Pair of Chinese Cloisonne Floral Vases Mounted as Lamps
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Gorgeous pair of large Chinese cloisonne vases featuring spring floral blooms, butterflies, and bluebirds. Mounted on wood stands with decorative carving and shaped feet. The vases a...
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20th Century Chinese Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass, Bronze, Enamel

Seletti "Verso" Table Aluminium and Metal Lamp, Anthracite
By Seletti
Located in New York, NY
"From its very first year in 1964, Seletti in Cicognara, Mantova, has followed its principle of professionality service and constant research to strive for betterness innovation and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

1920s Fine Antique Chinese Rosewood Carved Table Lamp with Pagoda Shade
Located in Antwerp, BE
Chinese floor lamp. For your consideration an antique table lamp. Hand carved flower sculpture base in solid rosewood with a beautiful original pagoda shade decorated with flowers. C...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Ming Floor Lamps

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Metal

Mid-Century Chinese Pewter and Brass Vase Table Lamp
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Mid Century Modern Chinese pewter and brass vase table lamp. Features a square pewter bodied vase with a round neck and brass ring highlights. Decorated on each side with bamboo moti...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass, Pewter

19th Century Chinese Pair of Madame Chiang Kai-Shek Quartz Lamps
Located in Nashville, TN
Pair of hand-carved quartz lamps were originally potpourri vessels that were converted to lamps in the 20th century. Mounted on rosewood bases. Removable lid. Quartz finial.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Jade, Metal

Pair Polished Heavy Brass Table Lamps With Chinese Characters
Located in Chicago, IL
Soft Asian styling and wonderful Chinese characters stamped into the heavy brass gourd and urn shape combination. Very well made with original custom three section harp and finials. ...
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Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Monumental Holmegaard Danish and Chinese Mid Century Black Glass Lamp, 1970s
By Hsin-Lung Lin, Holmegaard
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Large majestic and striking Danish Mid Century Modern black glass table lamp in smooth curvy sculptural shape with metal top by Chinese designer Hsin-Lung Lin for Danish Holmegaard. ...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Rare Pair of Lamps by James Mont with Chinese Warrior Figures
By James Mont
Located in New York, NY
Gorgeous pair of table lamps by James Mont. They have silver leafed oriental style pedestals that support polychromed wooden figurines of equestrian Chinese warriors. The one sided ...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

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Metal

Vintage Chinese Figure Lamp Yes We Have It, on Your Desk
Located in Great Barrington, MA
The vintage lamp has as a base a carved wood Chinese draped figure standing on a two-tier metal embossed base. The lamp is electrified for a single US bulb.
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Mid-20th Century American Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Metal

Paavo Tynell Chinese Hat Floor Lamp Model 9615, Taito Oy, 1940s, Finland
By Paavo Tynell, Taito Oy
Located in London, GB
Paavo Tynell floor lamp, model 9615, for Taito, Finland, circa 1940s. Cane wrapped rod with blue painted legs and original vinyl shade. Very good original condition. Measures: H 165...
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Vintage 1940s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal

Bronze Asian Style Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
Bronze Asian style lamps, circa 1950s. They retain their wonderful original patina to the bronze. They have been rewired and are ready to use. The price noted below includes the shades.
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Metal, Bronze

  • Bronze Asian Style Lamps
  • Bronze Asian Style Lamps
  • Bronze Asian Style Lamps
  • Bronze Asian Style Lamps
H 14 in. Dm 34 in.
Pair of Blue and White Table Lamps Chinoiserie Antique Oil Lamps
Located in FR
Pair of antique blue and white oil lamps converted to electricity, circa 1900-1910 Chinoiserie floral porcelain with gilt metal mounts and retaining the characterful oil lamp fitti...
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of James Mont Style Asian Modern Table Lamps
By James Mont
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Pair of vintage table lamps in the style of James Mont that are beautifully made, quite heavy, having a black matte finish decorated with metal Asian inspired medallions in black, re...
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Vintage 1940s Chinese Chinese Export Table Lamps

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Metal

Midcentury Cloisonné Lamp by Wilshire House
Located in Rio Vista, CA
A rare midcentury Chinese cloisonné table lamp made of a long neck bronze vase decorated with a floral foliate pattern in shades of pink over a dark texture diamond pattern backgroun...
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20th Century Chinese Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Black and Gold Asian Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of black and gold Asian lamps, circa 1950s. They have been rewired and are ready to use. The price noted below includes the shades.
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Metal

Chinoiserie Style Tea Tin Electric Table Lamp
Located in Cookeville, TN
A pair of Asian antique tea tins make up this electric table lamp that was designed in the 1940s. The tins rest on a cast metal base. There are two different scenes on each tin. A ca...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Metal, Tin

  • Chinoiserie Style Tea Tin Electric Table Lamp
  • Chinoiserie Style Tea Tin Electric Table Lamp
  • Chinoiserie Style Tea Tin Electric Table Lamp
  • Chinoiserie Style Tea Tin Electric Table Lamp
H 15.25 in. W 4.63 in. D 4.63 in.
Balance Plated Brass Table Lamp by Victor Castanera for Oblure
By Oblure, Victor Castanera
Located in Firenze, IT
The Balance table lamp is Victor Castanera first product for Oblure. The fixed impossible position of the orbs is an expression of the fragility of existents. All entities move and n...
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2010s Chinese Other Table Lamps

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Opal, Brass, Metal

Rare Pair of Cloisonné Vases Mounted as Lamps
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A pair of late 19th century cloisonné vases loose mounted on new painted wooden plinths and French wired with new sockets. Very much in the style of Billy Haines. 16" High to the t...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Metal

Fantastic Pair of James Mont Style Asian Figural Buddha Lamps Mid-Century Modern
By James Mont
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Fantastic pair of James Mont Style Asian figural Buddha Lamps. This pair has a wonderful aged patina and are in very nice vintage condition.
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Vintage 1960s Chinese Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Metal

Ripple Glass Bedside Table Lamp André Fu Living Brass Bronze Metal Crystal
By André Fu
Located in CENTRAL, HK
Other plugs are available by request. Description: Ripple glass bedside table lamp Color: Bronze Size: 23 x 17 x 34H cm Material: Bronze and glass Collection: Ripple Plug: UK Plug V...
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2010s Chinese Modern More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Bronze

Ripple Glass Wide Table Lamp André Fu Living Modern Brass Bronze Metal New
By André Fu
Located in CENTRAL, HK
Other plugs are available by request. Description: Ripple glass wide table lamp Color: Bronze Size: 48 x 17 x 29H cm Material: Bronze and glass Collection: Ripple Plug: UK pl...
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2010s Chinese Modern More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Bronze

Ripple Glass Table Lamp André Fu Living Modern Brass Bronze Metal Crystal New
By André Fu
Located in CENTRAL, HK
Other plugs are available by request Description: Ripple glass table lamp Color: Bronze Size: 23 x 17 x 45H cm Material: Bronze and glass Collection: Ripple Plug: UK plug Voltage: 220
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2010s Chinese Modern More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Bronze

Verdigris Bronzed Metal Chinese Urn Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A monumental pair of metal Chinese urn form lamps with gorgeous patinated verdigris bronze finish. Custom carved mahogany bases and tops. Double socketed with solid patinated brass h...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

  • Verdigris Bronzed Metal Chinese Urn Lamps
  • Verdigris Bronzed Metal Chinese Urn Lamps
  • Verdigris Bronzed Metal Chinese Urn Lamps
  • Verdigris Bronzed Metal Chinese Urn Lamps
H 36 in. W 14.25 in. D 5 in.
Pair of Chinese Motif Metal Lamps with Great Patination
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A nice pair of Chinese motif bronze patina lamps. They feature slightly different motifs. They have been rewired and redone. They are in good age appropriate wear. Some nicks and m...
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20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

Chinese Tea Canister Lamp
Located in San Francisco, CA
A Chinese black and gilt tea canister of large size decorated with Chinese characters, foliate trim and the number "13". Now electrified. Circa 1880.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Chinese Tea Canister Lamp
  • Chinese Tea Canister Lamp
  • Chinese Tea Canister Lamp
  • Chinese Tea Canister Lamp
H 31 in. W 11 in.
19th Century Bronze-Mounted Chinese Enamel Coated Metal Table Lamp, circa 1880
Located in Berlin, DE
This elegant 19th century bronze-mounted Chinese table lamp was produced, circa 1880. The beautiful hand painted enamel coated metal vase with the deep blue color and the great deta...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Table Lamps

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Metal, Bronze

19th Century Chinese Famille Rose Gilt Metal Mounted Vase as Table Lamp
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This is a lovely Chinese Famille Rose vase decorated with a centralized scene depicting Classic Chinese figures and floral motif, electrified as a lamp and ensconced in ornate gilt m...
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Antique 1860s Chinese Chinese Export Table Lamps

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Metal

French 1950s Chinese Hat Tripod Floor Lamp with Metal Base
By Lunel, Arlus
Located in Berlin, DE
Very French 1950s floor lamp with an elegant shape. One Bajonette fitting.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal

Chinese Cloisonne Urn Lamp
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Late 19th century Chinese cloisonne covered urn now as a lamp. Celeste blue background with intricate scrolling and floral decoration all-over. The hand-carved rosewood base is from ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Metal

Chinese Architectural Fragment Lamp
Located in Chicago, IL
These wooden pin talismans were previously secured above a doorway to a family temple; these “pegs” were used to support a sign that hung atop the entryway. It is hand-carved with au...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Metal

Chinese Canton Lamp
Located in Austin, TX
This beautiful ceramic Chinese Canton Lamp has butterfly and floral motifs in green, pink, yellow and white tones. Shown with black or off-white lamp shade.
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Early 20th Century Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Chinese Canton Lamp
  • Chinese Canton Lamp
  • Chinese Canton Lamp
  • Chinese Canton Lamp
H 20.00 in. Dm 8.50 in.
CHINESE CHAMPLEVE ENAMEL VASE LAMP
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Chinese champleve enamel vase table lamp.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Metal, Enamel

Modernist Orange Metal Desk Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A contemporary orange metal desk lamp. Features a movable chrome arm with orange shade and base. Imported, circa 2000. Dimensions: 21 inches H x 8 inch base diameter x 6.5 inch sh...
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Early 2000s Chinese Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Modernist Orange Metal Desk Lamp
  • Modernist Orange Metal Desk Lamp
  • Modernist Orange Metal Desk Lamp
  • Modernist Orange Metal Desk Lamp
H 21 in. W 8 in. D 8 in.
Pair of Vintage Chinese Export Lamps
Located in Locust Valley, NY
A pair of vintage Chinese export lamps. Porcelain lamps with metal details on wooden bases. Similar motifs of peacocks and flowers; each lamp is hand-painted and the design differs s...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of Vintage Chinese Export Lamps
  • Pair of Vintage Chinese Export Lamps
  • Pair of Vintage Chinese Export Lamps
  • Pair of Vintage Chinese Export Lamps
H 33 in. W 9 in. D 9 in.
Pair of Chinese Cloisonné Table Lamps
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Pair of Chinese cloisonné table lamps expertly crafted with enamel on copper, decorated with birds and flowers over an alluring blue field and presented on ebonized wood bases.
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20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Metal

Chinese Export Vase as Table Lamp
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This is an absolutely gorgeous Chinese vase converted to a table lamp. The top has a custom gilt metal application resting on a similar custom gilt embossed base. The lamp has a soft...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Chinese Export Vase as Table Lamp
  • Chinese Export Vase as Table Lamp
  • Chinese Export Vase as Table Lamp
  • Chinese Export Vase as Table Lamp
H 17.24 in. W 7 in. D 4.5 in.
Chinese Ginger Jar Mid-Century Table Lamp
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
Chinese ginger jar Mid-Century table lamp, the lamp has a bronze patinated base with scroll work to a green colored ginger jar body with scrolls and medallions in a rust brown highli...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Table Lamps

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Metal

Antique Chinese Cloisonné Vase Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
This antique Chinese lamp dates to the late 19th-early 20th century. It is exceptional for its bold color and rich floral pattern. The lamp's body is comprised of a brass vase, which...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass, Brass

Antique Chinese Cloisonné Vase Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
This antique Chinese lamp dates to the late 19th-early 20th century. It is exceptional for its bold color and rich floral pattern. The lamp's body is comprised of a brass vase, which...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass, Brass

19th c. Chinese Blue Opaque Glass lamp
Located in Dallas, TX
Classic 19th c. blue Chinese vase lamp with patinated metal top and base.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Metal

Antique Chinese Cloisonné Vase Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
This antique Chinese lamp dates to the late 19th-early 20th century. It is exceptional for its bold color and rich floral pattern. The lamp's body is comprised of a brass vase, which...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Brass, Metal, Brass

Pair of Chinese Figural Lamps
Located in Chicago, IL
A pair of seated silver plated Chinese male and female figural lamps. Wonderful patination.
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Vintage 1940s American Table Lamps

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Metal

Chinese Blanc De Chine Porcelain Guanyin Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Chinese pair of large blanc de chine porcelain figures of Guanyin, mounted as table lamps. The pair sits on gilded wooden bases emulating clouds. The figures were made in the early 2...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Chinese figure lamps
Located in Long Island City, NY
lamps in brushed metal finish with red lacquer hat
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20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Pair of Chinese figure lamps
  • Pair of Chinese figure lamps
  • Pair of Chinese figure lamps
  • Pair of Chinese figure lamps
H 21 in. W 6 in. D 6 in.

Chinese Metal Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal chinese metal lamp for your home. Frequently made of metal, wood and brass, every chinese metal lamp was constructed with great care. Find 32 options for an antique or vintage chinese metal lamp now, or shop our selection of 8 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. There are many kinds of the chinese metal lamp you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A chinese metal lamp made by Modern designers — as well as those associated with Hollywood Regency — is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made chinese metal lamp over the years, but those crafted by André Fu, Holmegaard and Hsin-Lung Lin are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Chinese Metal Lamp?

The average selling price for a chinese metal lamp at 1stDibs is $1,632, while they’re typically $23 on the low end and $18,000 for the highest priced.

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.