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Tommaso Barbi Midcentury Poplar Briar and Chrome Italian Table Lamp, 1970s
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in Roma, IT
Italian table lamp by Tommaso Barbi with original label. Produced in Italy in the 1970s. This splendid lamp is made of poplar briar and mounts two bulbs with E 27 attachment. T...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Chromed Table Lamp with Orange Bakelite, Art Deco, France, 1930s
Located in Baden-Baden, DE
Chromed table lamp with orange bakelite Original Art Deco, France, 1930s Original chrome with patina (just cleaned, not polished) Dimensions: Diameter 14 cm Height 40 cm.
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Design Chrome Metal and Brass Table Lamp
By Deknudt
Located in Tourcoing, FR
Design metal and brass lamp with harmonious and precious lines. Prestigious and elegant
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

  • Design Chrome Metal and Brass Table Lamp
  • Design Chrome Metal and Brass Table Lamp
  • Design Chrome Metal and Brass Table Lamp
  • Design Chrome Metal and Brass Table Lamp
H 24.02 in. W 9.06 in. D 4.34 in.
Lalique Maison Raisins Crystal Panel and Chrome Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Recalling Bacchus, god of wine, vegetation and pleasure, the raisins motif adorning the iconic panel evokes the art of fine living. The Classic design accents the raisins lamp. Nu...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Crystal

Modernist 1970s Sputnik Chromed Table Light by Honsel Lights Attributed, Germany
By Honsel
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Sputnik table light Producer: Honsel Lights, Germany attrib. Origin: Germany Age: 1970s This 1970s table light was made by Honsel Light...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Art Deco 1930s Catalin Bakelite Lamp
Located in Devon, England
A very stylish example of another Art Deco Classic is this 1930s Art Deco catalin bakelite lamp. A stunning caramel colored ribbed catalin bakelite stem sits atop an all chrome circu...
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Mid-20th Century English Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

  • Art Deco 1930s Catalin Bakelite Lamp
  • Art Deco 1930s Catalin Bakelite Lamp
  • Art Deco 1930s Catalin Bakelite Lamp
  • Art Deco 1930s Catalin Bakelite Lamp
H 16.54 in. W 6.3 in. D 6.3 in.
Machine Age Art Deco Patented EGLI Floor & Table Lamps, circa 1931, Rare Matched
By Constant Armin Egli, EGLI Lamp Company
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco patented EGLI floor and table lamps, circa 1931, rare matched Rare original Constant Armin Egli designs for EGLI Lamp Company, Weehawken, NJ. Egli was an obs...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Floor Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Enamel, Chrome

Art Deco Machine Age McKay Craft Occasional Table Lamp Table Pedestal
By McKay Furniture Corp.
Located in Dallas, TX
Art Deco Machine Age McKay craft occasional table lamp table McKaycraft chrome black lacquer Uncommon tall lamp table or pedestal. Chromed steel heavily-weighted flat-band base, ...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Side Tables

Materials

Chrome, Steel

Black and Chromed Italian Table Lamps, 1970s
Located in Savona, IT
Italian manufactured table lamp produced in the 1970s. Base in black painted metal with cracked effect. Stem in lacquered metal and plastic corrugated. Good general conditions, so...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

White Molded Acrylic Three-Sided Table Lamp
By Neal Small
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Striking white molded three-sided acrylic table lamp with chrome fasteners by Neal Small Design, Inc., circa 1968.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Italian Hand Blown Murano Glass and Chrome Table Lamp
Located in Miami, FL
We are presenting an Italian hand blown Murano glass table lamp with chrome base and chrome neck. It is wired for the U.S. and uses 2 max. 60 watts light bulbs. The bottom lights up...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Curtis Jere Chrome Geometric Skyscraper Lamp
By Curtis Jere
Located in Chicago, IL
Polished chrome Geometric lamp with chrome shade by C. Jere, circa 1972.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Curtis Jere Stacked Chrome Geometric Skyscraper Lamp
By Curtis Jere
Located in Chicago, IL
Polished chrome geometric lamp by C. Jere, circa 1972.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

1960s Oscar Torlasco Table Lamp for Lumi
By Lumi, Oscar Torlasco
Located in Glendale, CA
1960s Oscar Torlasco table lamp for Lumi. Executed in painted metal, chrome and aluminum. Retains original manufacturers label. Lumi was one of the most innovative lighting design co...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Chrome, Metal

  • 1960s Oscar Torlasco Table Lamp for Lumi
  • 1960s Oscar Torlasco Table Lamp for Lumi
  • 1960s Oscar Torlasco Table Lamp for Lumi
  • 1960s Oscar Torlasco Table Lamp for Lumi
H 19.75 in. W 6.25 in. D 10 in.
Vintage Haeger Pottery Atomic Chrome Yellow Large Ginger Jar Urn Lamp
By Royal Haeger
Located in Wilton, CT
Large vintage Haeger pottery lamp in bright sunny yellow glaze, circa 1970s. Three-way switch. Measures: 26" high overall, 17" to top of pottery, 9" diameter. Excellent condition. Sh...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Pottery

Pair of Fase Mid-Century Modern Adjustable Desk Lamps, Spain
By Fase
Located in Nantucket, MA
Pair of Fase (from Madrid), Mid-Century Modern chrome and enameled black metal desk lamps from a ship's stateroom. The shade is adjustable to tilt to any preferred angle. Just the sh...
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20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Machine Age Art Deco Side/Lamp Tables, Manner of Walter Von Nessen Middle SOLD
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco side or lamp tables, manner of Walter Von Nessen Middle lamp with wood shade is sold Two versions, priced individually. Actual dimensions of each at bottom of...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Side Tables

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Copper, Chrome

Danish Art Deco Chrome Table Lamp Fog & Mørup
By Fog & Mørup
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Danish Art Deco chrome table lamp manufactured by Danish company Fog & Mørup in the period of 1920s-1950s. Most likely a model in the 6200 range from the start of the century. The 61...
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Early 20th Century Danish Art Deco Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • Danish Art Deco Chrome Table Lamp Fog & Mørup
  • Danish Art Deco Chrome Table Lamp Fog & Mørup
  • Danish Art Deco Chrome Table Lamp Fog & Mørup
  • Danish Art Deco Chrome Table Lamp Fog & Mørup
H 8.27 in. W 5.12 in. D 7.88 in.
Paul Dupré-Lafon Green Stitched Leather and Chrome Table Lamp, Hermès, 1930s
By Paul Dupré-Lafon, Hermès
Located in Aix En Provence, FR
A modernist table lamp with a hemispherical orientable deflector attributed to Paul Dupré-Lafon by Hermes in 1930s. Cylindrical base covered in green saddle stitched leather. Typic...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

VP Europa, Large Table Lamp, Verner Panton, Louis Poulsen, 1977, Extremely Rare
By Verner Panton, Louis Poulsen
Located in Frederiksberg, DK
VP Europa, large table lamp by Verner Panton in 1977 and produced by Louis Poulsen the following year, extremely rare opal and chrome table light. If you are looking for grade A, ...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

VP Europa, Rare Large Table Lamp by Verner Panton for Louis Poulsen in 1977
By Louis Poulsen, Verner Panton
Located in Frederiksberg, DK
VP Europa, large table lamp by Verner Panton in 1977 and produced by Louis Poulsen the following year - rare opal and chrome table light. If you are looking for grade A, top-tier,...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Chrome Table Lamp
Located in Arles, FR
Chrome table lamp with twisted design Measures 18 1/4" H x 6 1/2" W and 6 1/4" D New socket, currently wired for use in France being sold as is.  
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20th Century French Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • Chrome Table Lamp
  • Chrome Table Lamp
  • Chrome Table Lamp
  • Chrome Table Lamp
H 18.25 in. W 6.50 in. D 6.25 in.
Pair of Chrome Table Lamps
By Robert Sonneman, Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of very nice Mid-Century Modern chrome table lamps.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Pair of Chrome Table Lamps
Located in Brussels, BE
Pair of chrome table lamps.
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Vintage 1970s European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

  • Pair of Chrome Table Lamps
  • Pair of Chrome Table Lamps
  • Pair of Chrome Table Lamps
  • Pair of Chrome Table Lamps
H 28.75 in. Dm 13 in.
Diminutive Classy Chrome Table Lamp
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Handsome little chrome table lamp with ball finial.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

American Midcentury Chrome Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
American midcentury chrome table lamp composed of discs and spheres on a square base.
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

A Single Chrome Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
ATL1844 A polished chrome table lamp of overlapping curled lobes. Overall: 35-3/4" h. x 7-1/4" diameter Height to socket: 28-1/4" Base: 3/4" h. x 7-1/4" diameter Body: 21" h. ...
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Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

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Chrome, Nickel

  • A Single Chrome Table Lamp
  • A Single Chrome Table Lamp
  • A Single Chrome Table Lamp
  • A Single Chrome Table Lamp
H 35.75 in. Dm 7.25 in.
French, 1970s Chrome Table Lamp
Located in Long Island City, NY
French, 1970s chrome table lamp base with discs design.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Unknown, 1970s Articulated Chrome Table Lamp
Located in Geneva, CH
Unknown, 1970s chrome table lamp, seven articulated arms.  
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Vintage 1970s Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Chrome

Flexible Clampe Luminaire Chrome Table Lamp
Located in Wien, AT
Flexible clampe luminaire chrome table lamp
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Flexible Clampe Luminaire Chrome Table Lamp
  • Flexible Clampe Luminaire Chrome Table Lamp
  • Flexible Clampe Luminaire Chrome Table Lamp
  • Flexible Clampe Luminaire Chrome Table Lamp
H 15.75 in. W 13 in. D 3.94 in.
American Mid-Century Chrome Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
American mid-century chrome table lamp composed of discs and spheres on a square base.    
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Space Age Chrome Table Lamp
Located in Hingham, MA
Space Age modern chrome table lamp consisting of bent tubular chromed steel and chrome 'eyeball" light heads each with planetary chrome rings, on an ebonized wooden base.
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Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

  • Space Age Chrome Table Lamp
  • Space Age Chrome Table Lamp
  • Space Age Chrome Table Lamp
  • Space Age Chrome Table Lamp
H 36 in. W 22 in. D 8 in.
French black formica and chrome Table Lamp
Located in Porto, PT
Black formica and chrome table lamp.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

  • French black formica and chrome Table Lamp
  • French black formica and chrome Table Lamp
  • French black formica and chrome Table Lamp
  • French black formica and chrome Table Lamp
H 22.45 in. W 13.78 in. D 9.45 in.
Lucite and Chrome Table Lamp Vintage
Located in North Miami, FL
This vintage European 1970's lucite and chrome table lamp has been rewired for American lighting and has a fluorescent bulb. It is open in the back.
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Vintage 1970s English Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • Lucite and Chrome Table Lamp Vintage
  • Lucite and Chrome Table Lamp Vintage
  • Lucite and Chrome Table Lamp Vintage
  • Lucite and Chrome Table Lamp Vintage
H 16 in. W 8 in. D 3.5 in.
Two Chrome Table Lamps, Italy, circa 1970s
Located in Wien, AT
Two chrome table lamps Italy, circa 1970s Original condition.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Handsome Chrome Table Lamp with Spiral Column
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Shiny and stylish chrome table lamp having spiral candlestick column and glamorous silver metal shade. Note: Pair available.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Large Bubble Chrome Table Lamp, France, 1970s
Located in L'Escala, ES
Rare and beautiful large bubble chrome table lamp manufactured in France in 1970s. In perfect vintage condition.
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Mid-20th Century French Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Sleek Chrome Table Lamp with Mirrored Bulbs
Located in Atlanta, GA
Sleek chrome table lamp with mirrored bulbs, probably American, circa 1960s. It has been polished and rewired.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Tubolar Chrome Table Lamps Minimal Design Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Tubolar chrome table lamps Minimal design Stilnovo, optimal quality. Measures: small lamp height cm.18 Big lamp height cm.30.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Minimalist Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Adjustable Chrome Table Lamp with Cast Iron Base
Located in Budapest, HU
Adjustable chrome table lamp with cast iron base.
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Vintage 1970s European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome, Steel

  • Adjustable Chrome Table Lamp with Cast Iron Base
  • Adjustable Chrome Table Lamp with Cast Iron Base
  • Adjustable Chrome Table Lamp with Cast Iron Base
  • Adjustable Chrome Table Lamp with Cast Iron Base
H 33.47 in. W 15.75 in. D 7.88 in.
1970s Mod Chrome Table Lamp with 4 Globes
By Verner Panton
Located in Philadelphia, PA
1970s Chrome table lamp with 4 acrylic globes. 3 Way switch allows for the bottom 2, top 2, and all to be turned on. Bottom wood base with chrome top.
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Late 20th Century Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

  • 1970s Mod Chrome Table Lamp with 4 Globes
  • 1970s Mod Chrome Table Lamp with 4 Globes
  • 1970s Mod Chrome Table Lamp with 4 Globes
  • 1970s Mod Chrome Table Lamp with 4 Globes
H 40 in. W 7.5 in. D 7.5 in.
Walnut and Chrome Table Lamp by Gerald Thurston
By Gerald Thurston, Lightolier
Located in Denton, TX
Walnut and chrome table lamp by Gerald Thurston for Lightolier.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Willy Rizzo Chrome Table Lamp, France, 1970s
By Willy Rizzo
Located in Ghent, BE
Atmospheric chrome table lamp, representing a palm tree. Chrome base with branches en at the end nylon wires. The end of the nylon wires lights up.
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Antique 1870s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Steel, Chrome

Chromed Table Lamp, Italy, circa 1970
Located in Jersey City, NJ
A well made, vintage modern all-chrome table lamp has a round, weighted base and cylindrical stem that hold the rounded triangular shade featuring an elevated segment. The lamp has t...
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Late 20th Century Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Curtis Jere Style Polished Chrome Table Lamps
By Paul Evans, Curtis Jere
Located in Dallas, TX
Great looking and in great condition. From great collectors who purchased in 1960s. Pair of polished chrome table lamps in style of Curtis Jere or Paul Evans. Shades not included. Me...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

1950s Vintage Chromed Table Lamp by Reggiani
By Reggiani
Located in Ceglie Messapica, IT
A 1950s Reggiani chromed table lamp composed by a textile lampshade and a beautiful circular structure. The item has been revised in its electrical parts and polished for what concer...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Space Age Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Glass and Chrome Table Lamps, Italy, 1970s
Located in London, GB
Pair of glass and chrome table lamps, Italy, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Space Age Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

MCM Chrome Table Lamp by L. Paul Brayton Ltd
By L. Paul Brayton, Ltd.
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful MCM chrome table lamp by L. Paul Brayton, circa 1970s. The lamp is in good working vintage condition and measures 5.75"W x 4"D x 31.25"H. #1970.
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

  • MCM Chrome Table Lamp by L. Paul Brayton Ltd
  • MCM Chrome Table Lamp by L. Paul Brayton Ltd
  • MCM Chrome Table Lamp by L. Paul Brayton Ltd
  • MCM Chrome Table Lamp by L. Paul Brayton Ltd
H 31.25 in. W 5.75 in. D 4 in.
Space Age Chrome Table Lamp with Mushroom Shade
Located in San Diego, CA
Space Age chrome table lamp with mushroom shade, circa 1970s. The lamp is American made and in very good vintage condition, it measures 13" D x 18" H. #1398.
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20th Century American Space Age Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Vintage Brass and Chrome Table Lamp, 1970s
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Small two-tone brass and chrome table lamp. Typical 1970s Regency item. New fabric lamp shade included. 1970s, Belgium. Tested and ready for use with a regular E27 size l...
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Vintage 1970s Belgian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Lucite and Chrome Table Lamp by Karl Springer
By Karl Springer
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Clear Lucite and polish chrome table lamp, design by Karl Springer in the 1970s. The lamp has been newly professionally polished and rewired. Measurements with shade: 24.5” high...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Tubular Chrome Table Lamps, Laurel Lamp Attributed
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Bedford Hills, NY
Really nice pair of Mid-Century Modern tubular chrome table lamps in the style of Laurel Lamp Co. Shades not included.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

1970s Pair of Flexible Chrome Table Lamps or Wall Lights
Located in Weiningen, CH
1970s pair of flexible chrome table lamps or wall lights.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Art Deco Chrome Table Lamp with Tiltable Shade, circa 1920s
Located in Wien, AT
Art Deco chrome table lamp with tiltable shade, circa 1920s Original condition.  
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Vintage 1920s Austrian Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Curtis Jere Polished Chrome Table Lamps
By Curtis Jere
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Curtis Jere is an iconic name in midcentury sculptures, lamps and home accessories - the pair of highly polished chrome table lamps have been replaced and are a wonderful addition to...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Belgo Chrome Table Lamps, Lucite and Brass, 1970s
By Belgo Chrome
Located in Antwerp, BE
Impressive pair of Belgo Chrome table lamps. These large lights look stunning by their size ! They are made of lucite and brass and have each 2 fittings. Spectacular Belgo Chro...
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Late 20th Century Belgian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Space Age Chrome Table Lamps by Torino
Located in San Diego, CA
Pair of "Space Age" chrome table lamps by Torino, circa 1970's. The lamps features three globe style fixtures, all at different heights, and is adorned with a pair of smoked lucite a...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Ceramic and Chrome Table Lamp, 1970s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Ceramic and chrome table lamp. This 1970s table lamp is in the style of Maison Barbier. It's a geometric table lamp or space age table lamp with a white ceramic ball. You can c...
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Late 20th Century European Space Age Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Lucite and Chrome Table Lamp by Karl Springer
By Karl Springer
Located in Palm Springs, CA
1980s glamorous clear Lucite and polish chrome table lamp by renowned American designer Karl Springer. Newly rewired and new oatmeal linen shade. The acrylic shows some crazing from ...
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Lucite

Italian Mid-Century Modern Chrome Table Lamp with Semi-Circular Structure, 1970s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian Mid-Century Modern chrome table lamp with semi-circular structure, 1970s Chrome table lamp with semi-circular structure containing a sphere lamp holder. Very good conditi...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Chrome

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Chromed Table Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal chromed table lamp for your home. A chromed table lamp — often made from metal, chrome and glass — can elevate any home. If you’re shopping for a chromed table lamp, we have 4890 options in-stock, while there are 224 modern editions to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the chromed table lamp you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A chromed table lamp, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco or Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one chromed table lamp that is appealing in its simplicity, but Laurel Lamp Company, Robert Sonneman and George Kovacs produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Chromed Table Lamp?

A chromed table lamp can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,537, while the lowest priced sells for $10 and the highest can go for as much as $50,000.

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 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.