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Blue Pirouette Table Lamp with Wooden Shaft, France, 1940s
By Pirouette
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: Width 15 cm Height 36 - 48 cm De...
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Mid-20th Century French Table Lamps

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Metal

Vintage French Brass Table Lamp with Bird Figure by Maison Charles
By Maison Charles
Located in Vilnius, LT
Vintage French table lamp with brass bird and floral elements on wooden base colored with glossy black colour, by Maison Charles. Lamp is with the new made satin finish black color ...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage French Brass Table Lamp with Palm Figures by Maison Jansen
By Maison Jansen
Located in Vilnius, LT
Vintage French table lamp with brass palm floral decor by Maison Jansen. It includes 3 pieces of E27 bulbs.   
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Boris Lacroix Table Lamp, 1950
By Jean Boris Lacroix
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Petite table lamp by Boris Lacroix, brass frame with perforated, enameled hood with perforations, fully adjustable, can be used as a wall lamp.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

  • Boris Lacroix Table Lamp, 1950
  • Boris Lacroix Table Lamp, 1950
  • Boris Lacroix Table Lamp, 1950
  • Boris Lacroix Table Lamp, 1950
H 10.5 in. W 10.5 in. D 4.25 in.
Jacques Biny Table Lamp, 1950
By Jacques Biny
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Wonderful brass table lamp by Jacques Biny with wonderful patina, adjustable at the hood and the white bakelite ball joint.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Jacques Biny Table Lamp, 1950
  • Jacques Biny Table Lamp, 1950
  • Jacques Biny Table Lamp, 1950
  • Jacques Biny Table Lamp, 1950
H 12.5 in. W 11 in. D 5.75 in.
Set of Two 1970s Italian Modern Brass, Lucite Desk Lamps
By Arredoluce
Located in Antwerp, BE
A set of two Lucite desk lamps with brass elements by Arredeluce, Italy, 1970s. A beautiful set of desk lamps with reaching halogen light to read your paper or book through the reach...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Beautifully Hand Carved Midcentury Nesting Birds Alabaster Table or Desk Lamp
Located in Lisse, NL
Excellent condition sculptural alabaster table lamp from the 1950s. This highly decorative and practical size table lamp is the type of applied arts that really lifts your spirit. T...
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Mid-20th Century French Romantic Candle Lamps

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Alabaster

Desk Lamp by Eileen Gray for Jumo, France, circa 1940
By Eileen Gray, Maison Jumo
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful desk lamp designed by Eileen Gray, manufactured by Jumo in France, circa 1940. This eye-catching Art Deco lamp is made of beautiful quality brass with black metal at the...
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Georges Pelletier Fantastic Ceramic Sun Lamp
By Georges Pelletier
Located in Megeve, FR
Georges Pelletier fantastic ceramic lamp, in excellent condition.  
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Georges Pelletier Fantastic Ceramic Sun Lamp
  • Georges Pelletier Fantastic Ceramic Sun Lamp
  • Georges Pelletier Fantastic Ceramic Sun Lamp
  • Georges Pelletier Fantastic Ceramic Sun Lamp
H 23.63 in. W 15.75 in. D 6.3 in.
Georges Pelletier Fantastic Ceramic Black Sun Lamp
By Georges Pelletier
Located in Megeve, FR
Georges Pelletier fantastic ceramic sun lamp, In excellent condition.  
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Georges Pelletier Fantastic Ceramic Black Sun Lamp
  • Georges Pelletier Fantastic Ceramic Black Sun Lamp
  • Georges Pelletier Fantastic Ceramic Black Sun Lamp
  • Georges Pelletier Fantastic Ceramic Black Sun Lamp
H 24.41 in. W 18.12 in. D 7.09 in.
Fantastic Pair of Georges Pelletier Ceramic Sun Lamp
By Georges Pelletier
Located in Megeve, FR
Georges Pelletier ceramic lamp. Two pieces. In excellent condition.
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Georges Pelletier Fantastic Pair of Ceramic Black Sun Lamps
By Georges Pelletier
Located in Megeve, FR
Georges Pelletier fantastic ceramic sun lamp, two pieces In excellent condition.   
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Fantastic Roger Capron and Jean Derval Ceramic Table Lamp, circa 1970
By Roger Capron
Located in Megeve, FR
Fantastic Roger Capron and Jean Derval ceramic table lamp, circa 1970, in excellent condition. Measure: H 46cm without lampshade. Price without lampshade: 4000 euros.
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Late 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Fantastic Roger Capron and Jean Derval Pair of Ceramic Table Lamps, circa 1970
By Roger Capron
Located in Megeve, FR
Fantastic Roger Capron and Jean Derval pair of ceramic table lamps, circa 1970, in excellent condition. Measures: H 46cm without lampshade. (Price without lampshades: 8000 euros).
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Late 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

French Mid-Century Modern Marine Brass Table Lamp with Brass Shade
Located in New York, NY
A French marine, industrial table lamp or desk lamp in solid brass with a hammered brass shade. The patina of the brass is naturally antiqued to a bronze color. Provenance: Salvag...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Bronze

Large Midcentury Daum Nancy Art Crystal Glass Table Lamp, 1950s, France
By Daum
Located in Biebergemund, Hessen
Beautiful midcentury table light made of hand blown organic-formed clear crystal glass by Michel Daum in Nancy, France. The lamp is in fully working tested rewired excellent conditio...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Art Glass

Rare Murano Table Lamp
Located in Vienna, AT
Glass birds on a brass gold-plated base, fitted with one E27 bulb. Made in Italy in the 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Rare Murano Table Lamp
  • Rare Murano Table Lamp
  • Rare Murano Table Lamp
  • Rare Murano Table Lamp
H 18.9 in. W 5.52 in. D 8.67 in.
Certified Maison Baguès Crystal Table Lamp
By Maison Baguès
Located in Paris, FR
#18115 Maison Baguès lamp, gilt silver finish. Iron and crystal beads. Handmade.
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Mid-20th Century French Other Table Lamps

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Crystal, Iron

Certified Maison Baguès Table Lamp with Marble Base
By Maison Baguès
Located in Paris, FR
#121 Maison Baguès lamp, gilt gold finish. As seen at four seasons George V hotel in Paris. Iron and gilt. Handmade in France.
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Mid-20th Century French Other Table Lamps

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Crystal, Iron

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

Modernist Task Light or Clamp Table Lamp by Bernard-Albin Gras for Gras, 1920s
By Bernard-albin Gras, Lampe Gras
Located in Munich, DE
Articulated modernist task lamp or clamp table light. Extremely rare shorter execution of the model 201. Designed in 1920s by Bernard-Albin Gras. Manufactured in 1920s by Gras, Franc...
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Vintage 1920s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Steel, Iron

Saturne Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
By Serge Mouille
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Taking the planet as inspiration, this desk lamp is a unique source of light, comparable to an eclipse. At the time, it was a revolutionary piece of metal work. Mounted on a brass sw...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Steel

  • Saturne Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
  • Saturne Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
  • Saturne Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
  • Saturne Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
H 16 in. W 16 in. D 15 in.
Agrafee Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
By Serge Mouille
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Clamp desk lamp. At 36 inches at its highest, these lamps may affix to many surfaces providing direct lighting where it is needed. The entire collection of licensed Serge Mouille ...
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2010s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Steel

  • Agrafee Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
  • Agrafee Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
  • Agrafee Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
  • Agrafee Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
H 36 in. W 17 in. D 17 in.
Certified Maison Baguès Iron and Alabaster Tables
By Maison Baguès
Located in Paris, FR
Maison Baguès alabaster table set- 2 sizes, handmade wrought iron and alabaster tops, made in France.
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Mid-20th Century French Other Table Lamps

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Alabaster, Iron

Pair of Black Lacquered Brass Art Deco Table Lamps from France, 1940s
Located in Vienna, AT
Very unusual pair of Art Deco table lamps from France. The table lights have a parallelogram-shaped wooden base, which is blackened and polished with Shellack. The front part of each...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Brass, Nickel

Mid-Century French Wooden Table Lamp
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
An elegant well turned mid to late 20th century table lamp. France, c1980s. Since re-wired and PAT tested. Pleasing simple form. Location: London Gallery. Dimensi...
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Mid-20th Century French Table Lamps

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Wood

Alabaster Mid-Century French Table Lamp
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
An alabaster table lamp, France, c1960s. Turned style. In generally good condition, there is some nicks commensurate with age. Since re-wired and PAT tested. Loca...
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Mid-20th Century French Table Lamps

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Alabaster

  • Alabaster Mid-Century French Table Lamp
  • Alabaster Mid-Century French Table Lamp
  • Alabaster Mid-Century French Table Lamp
  • Alabaster Mid-Century French Table Lamp
H 18.12 in. W 5.52 in. D 5.52 in.
Pair of French Mid Century Table Lamps
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This stylish "totem form" pair of French table lamps date to the 1950s-1960s. Note: Shade dimensions are 12.50" top width x 15" bottom width x 11" depth. Note: Requires two Ed...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Earthenware, Fabric, Wood

  • Pair of French Mid Century Table Lamps
  • Pair of French Mid Century Table Lamps
  • Pair of French Mid Century Table Lamps
  • Pair of French Mid Century Table Lamps
H 30.25 in. W 15 in. D 11 in.
Mid-Century Modern French Table Lamps Alabaster
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
Mid-Century Modern table lamps with lampshades in alabaster. The rectangular shades are formed by four alabaster plates. Stands in solid brass with new electric cables. Made in Franc...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Alabaster, Brass

  • Mid-Century Modern French Table Lamps Alabaster
  • Mid-Century Modern French Table Lamps Alabaster
  • Mid-Century Modern French Table Lamps Alabaster
  • Mid-Century Modern French Table Lamps Alabaster
H 24.41 in. W 11.03 in. D 11.03 in.
Lion Bronze Table Lamp, French, Mid-Century
Located in Labrit, Landes
Bronze table lamp lion heads and paw feet French midcentury Good vintage condition with good patina This can be re-wired and tested to USA or European and UK standards. Shippin...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Bronze

  • Lion Bronze Table Lamp, French, Mid-Century
  • Lion Bronze Table Lamp, French, Mid-Century
  • Lion Bronze Table Lamp, French, Mid-Century
  • Lion Bronze Table Lamp, French, Mid-Century
H 18.12 in. W 5.52 in. D 5.52 in.
French Mid-Century Travertine Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
French travertine marble 1940's lamp on a rectangular base with a geometric design in bronze relief and a swing arm light.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Travertine, Marble, Bronze

  • French Mid-Century Travertine Table Lamp
  • French Mid-Century Travertine Table Lamp
  • French Mid-Century Travertine Table Lamp
  • French Mid-Century Travertine Table Lamp
H 16 in. W 6.75 in. D 5 in.
French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamp, 1950s
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Stunning Mid-Century Modern table lamp. Striking French design from the 1950s. Black lacquered metal base on tripod legs. Original yellow colored glass. Rewired with a socket for...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

French Mid-Century Walnut Column Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
French 1940s light walnut square column table lamp mounted on a round chrome base with conical white shade.
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Mid Century Lucite Column Table Lamp, France, C.1970
Located in London, GB
Mid century Lucite column table lamp. France, C.1970, In excellent vintage condition commensurate of age. Shade not included.
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Lucite

French Leather and Brass Mid-Century Table Lamp
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A classy leather and brass table lamp, with indented star motifs. France, c1960s. A lovely pairing of materials. Some scuffs and wear to the leather but generally good co...
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Mid-20th Century French Table Lamps

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Wood

French Mid-Century Organic Form Sculptural Table Lamp
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A sculptural carved wood table lamp. Paired with a rope cord shade. France, c1970s. Since re-wired and PAT tested. Location: Belgium Gallery. Dimensions: 38.5 hei...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood

Pair of Mid-Century Modern French Table Lamps
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Simple and elegant clear glass column table lamps marked made in France. Solid and with a pair of candlabra sockets make these perfect for a bedside lamp. 29.75 to the top of the sha...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern French Table Lamps
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern French Table Lamps
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern French Table Lamps
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern French Table Lamps
H 20.75 in. W 5.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Pair of French Mid Century Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of French circa 1960's moderne glazed black porcelain lamps. Measurements: Height of body: 16" Height to shade rest: 26" Diameter: 7"
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Vintage 1960s French Table Lamps

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Porcelain

French Mid-Century Chrome and Glass Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
French 1940s table lamps with chrome dome shaped shade and base between alternating 3 large glass balls and 2 squares.
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Pol Chambost French Mid-Century Table Lamp, 1950s
By Pol Chambost
Located in Saint-Amans-des-Cots, FR
Mid-century ceramic table lamp by Pol Chambost, France, 1950s. Overall height : 40cm - 15.7 in. , Diameter : 20cm - 7.8 in. Height of the ceramic base only : 25.8cm - 10.2 in.. Excel...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

20th Century Vintage French Midcentury Table Lamp
Located in Paris, FR
A small 1950s-1960s French table or desk lamp built with a rounded tubular stem, a cocotte shade with little perforated stars around its rim and around the polished brass elevated ba...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Steel

Mid-Century Modern Brass Table Lamp, France, 1950s
Located in Sitges, Barcelona
Beautiful brass Minimalist structure table lamp with large opaline diffuser, France, 1950s The lamp is in excellent condition with two large diffusers in mat white opaline. The wir...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Brass Table Lamp, France, 1950s
Located in Sitges, Barcelona
Beautiful brass Minimalist structure table lamp with large opaline diffuser, France, 1950s The lamp is in excellent condition with two large diffusers in mat white opaline. The wir...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Sculptural Light Blue Mid-Century French Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Wonderfully special mid-century vessel converted into a lamp. Dimensions given are for the lamp body, they do not include the shade. Shade not included in offering.
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Bronze

Mid-Century Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in London, GB
A mid-century table lamp, made of a stoneware double gourd shape ceramic vase with a polychrome glaze, mounted with 19th Century brass mounts. France, Circa 1950. Measures: with th...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Mid-Century Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Mid-Century Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Mid-Century Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Mid-Century Ceramic Table Lamp
H 22.84 in. Dm 13.78 in.
Pair of French Mid Century Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of French circa 1950's turquoise glazed porcelain table lamps with Lucite bases. Measurements: Height of body 12" Height to shade rest 20.5" Diameter 5".
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Vintage 1950s Table Lamps

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Porcelain

Mid-Century Brass Table Lamp
Located in London, GB
A brass stylised bamboo table lamp. France, third quarter of the 20th century. Measures: With the shade: 50 cm high by 34 cm diameter. Lamp base only: 34 cm high by 12.5 cm diameter.
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Mid-Century Brass Table Lamp
  • Mid-Century Brass Table Lamp
  • Mid-Century Brass Table Lamp
  • Mid-Century Brass Table Lamp
H 11.82 in. Dm 19.69 in.
Large Mid-Century Modern French Stone Table Lamp, 1960s
Located in Brussels, BE
Large Mid-Century Modern French Stone Table Lamp, 1960s
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stone

Mid Century French Bronze Verdigris Sculpture Table Lamp
Located in Miami, FL
A bronze mid century lamp. New shade.
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Vintage 1950s French Table Lamps

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Bronze

Mid Century Modern French Green Table Lamp, 1950
Located in Sitges, Barcelona
Beautiful French design mid 50’s lamp lacquered celadon green ( surf green ). The multidirectional reflector is mounted on a flexible brass arm fixed on a cast iron base for the mos...
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Vintage 1950s French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Mid Century Modern French Green Table Lamp, 1950
  • Mid Century Modern French Green Table Lamp, 1950
  • Mid Century Modern French Green Table Lamp, 1950
  • Mid Century Modern French Green Table Lamp, 1950
H 19.69 in. W 13.78 in. D 9.06 in.
French Mid-Century Modern Mauve Enameled Steel Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A sober pair of French Mid-Century table lamps in enameled Steel with steel bases and details. Enameled bases alone are H 17 x D 8. Shades shown are for demonstration purposes only.
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Mid-Century Modern Vallauris Ceramic Table Lamp, France
Located in Brussels, BE
Mid-Century Modern Vallauris Ceramic Table Lamp, France
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Vintage 1960s French Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Tall Green Turned Wooden Mid-Century French Table Lamp
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A turned wooden Art Deco table lamp. France, c1940s. Later painted at some point in a green. Re-wired and PAT tested. Evidence of historical worm, since treated as a ...
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Mid-20th Century French Table Lamps

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Wood

Eillen Gray Mid-Century Modern Table Lamp, France 1950
By Eileen Gray
Located in Sitges, Barcelona
Very stylish French Mid-Century Modern table lamp of the 50’s design by Eileen Gray in aviation style chrome metal and covered In lézard style. The reflector can bend and rotate for...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Mid-Century Lucite Table Lamp
Located in Houston, TX
Mid-century Lucite table lamp accented with anodized aluminum central rod. Heavy Lucite body circa 1970s, newly wired for use within the USA using UL listed parts. Sold without shade...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Set of Four Opal Glass "Iceberg" Table Lamps by SCE, France, 1970s
By SCE France 1
Located in Den Haag, NL
Set of four opal glass 'Iceberg' table lamps made by SCE France during the late 1970s Measure: Largest lamp 38cm height, 22cm diameter Middle 32cm height, 20cm diameter Two smal...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Opaline Glass

Mid Century French Mirrored Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A single circa 1970's French mirrored table lamp with brass details. Measurements: Height of body: 19" Height to rest of shade: 31.5" Diameter: 10".  
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Vintage 1970s French Table Lamps

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Brass

French Mid-Century Cut Crystal and Brass Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of French cut crystal table lamps with dimpled gold sculptural base and original shades. .
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Crystal, Brass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Metal Table Lamp, France, 1950
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern vintage metal table lamp, which shows a renewed blue textile fabric lamp shade and a round metal black lacquered base. The table lamp lights with one E 27 bulb ...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

French Mid-Century Modern Audoux Minet Rope Table Lamp
By Adrien Audoux and Frida Minet
Located in Miami, FL
Rope table lamp by Adrien Audoux and Frida Minet, France, circa 1960. Wired for US and in working condition. 1 bulb 100W. Sold with shade. Height to top of socket: 30inches. Hei...
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Vintage 1960s French French Provincial Table Lamps

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Metal, Bronze

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French Table Lamp Midcentury For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal French table lamp midcentury for your home. Each French table lamp midcentury for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, ceramic and brass. If you’re shopping for a French table lamp midcentury, we have 357 options in-stock, while there are 1 modern editions to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer French table lamp midcentury, there are earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A French table lamp midcentury is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco and Hollywood Regency styles are sought with frequency. Many designers have produced at least one well-made French table lamp midcentury over the years, but those crafted by Jacques Blin, Accolay Pottery and Daum are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a French Table Lamp Midcentury?

Prices for a French table lamp midcentury start at $295 and top out at $16,000 with the average selling for $1,725.

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.