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Midcentury Italian Modern Capodimonte Porcelain Topiary Floral Table Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Midcentury Italian modern capodimonte porcelain topiary floral table lamps Gorgeous handmade midcentury soft-paste Neapolitan porcelain topiary lamps with stunning use of color an...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Porcelain

Italian Midcentury Table Lamps
Located in bari, IT
Pair of 1960s table lamps in brown glazed ceramic with travertine marble bases. The lamps are sold without the lampshade in the picture, but it can be requested in the form, sizes...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Travertine

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H 21.26 in. W 9.85 in. D 9.85 in.
Petite Midcentury Italian Modern Metal Table Lamp / Wall Sconce
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Charming, petite Italian table lamp (circa 1950s) composed of an incised black metal shade and off-white splayed-leg base. A brass ball joint connects the shade to the base and addit...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Metal

Angelo Lelli Table Lamps for Arredoluce, Midcentury Italian Modern
By Arredoluce, Angelo Lelii
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration a pair of table lamps by Angelo Lelli for Arredoluce, Italy, circa 1950s. Brass body with aluminum shades painted in blue. Original opaline glass shade. Bra...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass

Ivory White Italian Designer Midcentury Modern UFO Table Lamp, 1950s, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Vienna, AT
Iconic midcentury desk lamp in ivory white wrinkle paint with brass details. Minimalistic design from the 1950s, big round shade with cast iron beak-shaped base. The shade provides a...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Iron

Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, 1980s
Located in Praha, CZ
- Made in Italy - Made of lacquered metal - Re-polished - Fully functional - Good, original condition.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, 1980s
  • Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, 1980s
  • Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, 1980s
  • Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, 1980s
H 7.88 in. W 7.49 in. D 4.73 in.
Tagliapietra Midcentury Italian Table Lamp
By Lino Tagliapietra
Located in Weesp, NL
Italian Tagliapietra table lamp, 1960 Rare new old stock 1960s table lamp made by Tagliapietra, Ancona. Measurements: H.34 x W.29.5 x D.27 cm. Cost of transport to the US is euro ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Stainless Steel

  • Tagliapietra Midcentury Italian Table Lamp
  • Tagliapietra Midcentury Italian Table Lamp
  • Tagliapietra Midcentury Italian Table Lamp
  • Tagliapietra Midcentury Italian Table Lamp
H 13.39 in. W 11.62 in. D 10.63 in.
Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, 1950s
Located in Uppsala, SE
Superb 1950s Ferrari red Italian table lamp with an adjustable shade on a V-shaped base connected by a brass stem.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Sheet Metal, Brass

  • Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, 1950s
  • Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, 1950s
  • Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, 1950s
  • Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, 1950s
H 11.82 in. W 7.88 in. D 5.91 in.
Midcentury Italian Toleware Table Lamps
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Italian, midcentury, toleware table lamps feature graceful, painted metal bodies of entwined stems with flower shades. Each lamp is wired to accept up to a 75 watt bulb.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Midcentury Italian Toleware Table Lamps
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  • Midcentury Italian Toleware Table Lamps
  • Midcentury Italian Toleware Table Lamps
H 22 in. W 8 in. D 12.5 in.
Lorenzo Burchiellaro Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, Italy
By Lorenzo Burchiellaro
Located in Milan, Italy
Patinated metal lamp in cast aluminum. Work by Lorenzo Burchiellaro, Italy, circa 1950.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Aluminum

Single Midcentury Italian Table Lamp, Italy, 1950s
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
A vintage brass and enamel table or desk lamp attributed to Stilnovo. The piece features three brightly colored sockets. Euro. Wiring and sockets.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Enamel

Italian Midcentury Table Lamp Space Age
Located in bari, IT
Atom design table lamp from the 1970s in stainless steel. The lamp is sold without the lampshade in the picture, but it can be requested in the form, sizes and colors at will with...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stainless Steel

  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp Space Age
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp Space Age
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp Space Age
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp Space Age
H 22.05 in. W 6.7 in. D 6.7 in.
Midcentury Handmade Italian Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
Unusual ceramic table lamp in cobalt blue and gold with a white cotton lamp shade. Marked underneath "Made in Italy". Works with E40 light bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Goffredo Reggiani Italian Midcentury Table Lamp
Located in bari, IT
Amazing table lamp by Goffredo Reggiani in travertine marble from the 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Travertine

Italian Midcentury Table Lamp by Mazzega
By Mazzega
Located in bari, IT
A beautiful table vase lamp from the 1960s. An Italian production by Carlo Nason for Mazzega in Murano glass colored. The peculiarity of this lamp is the possibility of using it as ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp by Mazzega
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp by Mazzega
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp by Mazzega
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp by Mazzega
H 13 in. W 14.18 in. D 14.18 in.
Goffredo Reggiani Italian Midcentury Table Lamp
By Goffredo Reggiani, Raymor
Located in bari, IT
An amazing table lamp by a master of Italian lighting from the sixties for Raymor. The base is in worked travertine marble while the wicker lampshade.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Travertine

  • Goffredo Reggiani Italian Midcentury Table Lamp
  • Goffredo Reggiani Italian Midcentury Table Lamp
  • Goffredo Reggiani Italian Midcentury Table Lamp
  • Goffredo Reggiani Italian Midcentury Table Lamp
H 27.56 in. W 3.94 in. D 9.45 in.
Italian Midcentury Table Lamp by Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Carpaneto Piacentino, Italy
Rare glass and brass table lamp by Stilnovo. Charming and elegant lantern. Original label. Model 8052 published on Stilnovo by Luminaires- moderniste.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Ferlaro Ceramic Italian Midcentury Table Lamp
Located in bari, IT
Ferlaro ceramic Italian midcentury table lamp from the 1960s Lampshades can be made in any color and size with additional cost. The price of the lamp is meant with the lampshade i...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Italian Midcentury Blue Glass Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Italian (mid-20th century) blue glass fluted and shaped table lamp with a gold bubble decoration.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Midcentury Reggiani Table Lamp, Italy, 1965
By Goffredo Reggiani
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
Midcentury Reggiani by table or floor lamp, Italy, 1965. Very good vintage condition.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Midcentury Italian Plexi Glass Table Lamp
Located in Vilnius, LT
Italian table lamp is made of plated metal and transparent plexi glass. The lamp base is very heavy and stabile. This table lamp is perfect for office table lighting.      
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Midcentury Italian Plexi Glass Table Lamp
  • Midcentury Italian Plexi Glass Table Lamp
  • Midcentury Italian Plexi Glass Table Lamp
  • Midcentury Italian Plexi Glass Table Lamp
H 13.78 in. W 29.53 in. D 8.67 in.
Midcentury Italian Murano Glass Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano glass table lamp with fluted clear glass atop a circular ebonized wood base. The piece was made during the mid-20th century in Italy and is in great...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass, Wood

Italian Midcentury Table Lamp 'Aldo Tura'
By Aldo Tura
Located in New York, NY
Italian midcentury table lamp with a brown parchment veneer in the shape of a dolphin holding a lantern from its tail (by Aldo Tura).  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Parchment Paper

  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp 'Aldo Tura'
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp 'Aldo Tura'
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp 'Aldo Tura'
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp 'Aldo Tura'
H 16 in. W 6.5 in. D 11.5 in.
Screaming Blue Angelo Lelli Table Lamps Arredoluce Midcentury Modern Italy 1950s
By Arredoluce, Angelo Lelii
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration: a pair of exciting table lamps in a spectacular blue by Angelo Lelli for Arredoluce - Italy circa 1950s. Brass body with aluminum shades painted in blue. Ori...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass

Midcentury Italian Modern Brass and Black Marble Desk or Table Lamp
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A sophisticated looking desk lamp made in Italy circa 1980s this high quality lamp features brass and marble construction with a fully articulating design. Tested & working in very g...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Marble, Brass

Italian Midcentury Three Shade Adjustable Table Lamp
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A midcentury brass and steel shade three light table lamp. Italy, circa 1960s. Adjustable shade heads which can change how the light is directed. Dimensions: 50 H x 47 W x 4...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

  • Italian Midcentury Three Shade Adjustable Table Lamp
  • Italian Midcentury Three Shade Adjustable Table Lamp
  • Italian Midcentury Three Shade Adjustable Table Lamp
  • Italian Midcentury Three Shade Adjustable Table Lamp
H 19.69 in. W 18.51 in. D 17.72 in.
Pair of Midcentury Italian Lucite Table Lamps
By Felice Antonio Botta
Located in Firenze, IT
Pair of cylindrical lamps made up of plexiglass elements finished at the base and at the apex by chromed metal. Italy 1970 midcentury Newly rewired. The listed measures are with s...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Lucite

Dazzling Spotted Blue Midcentury Modern Ceramic Table Lamp Style Fantoni ITALY
By Marco Fantoni
Located in National City, CA
Dazzling blue spotted Mid-Century Modern Ceramic table lamp attributed to style of Fantoni Italy, circa 1970s Dimensions: 21 1/2" tall (base of the socket) x 4 3/4" in diameter. Sha...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Italian Midcentury Table Lamp Form the 1970s
Located in bari, IT
A particular floor lamp in travertine marble and steel base. The lamp is sold together with the original lampshade which shows light signs of wear. We are able to create lampsha...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Marble, Steel

  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp Form the 1970s
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp Form the 1970s
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp Form the 1970s
  • Italian Midcentury Table Lamp Form the 1970s
H 33.86 in. W 9.06 in. D 9.06 in.
Pair of Midcentury Italian Pottery Table Lamps
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Captivating pair of midcentury terracotta table lamps, decorated, glazed and set on brass ball feet on a turned wood base.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Italian Midcentury Design Murano Table Lamp, 1940s
By Barovier
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Italian midcentury design Murano table lamp, 1940s
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Midcentury Italian Petite Tripod Table Lamp, 1950s
By Stilnovo
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration, a midcentury petite tripod table lamp. Italy, 1950s.    
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Sheet Metal

Midcentury Modern Black Metal Structure Brass Italian Desk Lamp, Italy, 1970
Located in Madrid, ES
Italian desk lamp with structure and metal base lacquered in black with brass details.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Vintage Midcentury Italian Table Lamp by Vistosi Murano, Italy
By Vistosi
Located in Pasadena, TX
Vintage midcentury Italian table lamp by Vistosi, Murano, Italy. Vintage spherical in patterned satin white and clear Murano glass, mounted on chrome base. The lamp takes three s...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Midcentury Italian Chrome and Glass Table Lamp
Located in North Bergen, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Italian table lamp. Having a chrome base with five oblong glass shades. Each glass shade measures 16 inches in height. Has been rewired for American use with five ...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Relco Milano Midcentury Brass Table Lamp, 1970s, Italy
By Relco Milano, Relco Italia
Located in Vienna, AT
Beautiful adjustable table lamp manufactured by Relco Milano in 1970s, Italy. The lamp is made of polished brass. The lamp provides a smooth and wonderful light. The lamp is in very ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Italian Midcentury Style White Glass Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Italian 1940s style white glass and gold dusted table lamp with a large fluted ball base over a shaped fluted section and resting on a modern round wood base.
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Midcentury Celadon Green Table Lamp Made in Italy
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
Table lamp in celadon green glazed porcelain with an organic pumpkin shape and a brass stem to hold the brand new lampshade in black.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Porcelain

Midcentury Table Lamp Elbow, Targetti Sankey, Italy, 1970s
By Targetti Sankey
Located in Praha, CZ
- Very nice style of lighting - Adjustable - Space age style - Very good original condition.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Midcentury Table Lamp in Brass, Italian Design, 1940s
Located in Palermo, IT
Midcentury table lamp completely in brass with 1 fluorescent light, 1940s, Italian production.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Midcentury Table Desk Lamp by Reggiani, Italy, 1960
By Reggiani
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
Midcentury table desk lamp by Reggiani, Italy 1960s, Good vintage condition. Chrome without chips.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Chrome

Midcentury Italian Pottery Table Lamp from Bitossi, 1970s
By Bitossi
Located in Esbjerg, DK
His is a pottery table lamp with deep geometric incisions, chamotte technique, and raw unglazed red clay. It was designed and manufactured by Bitossi in Italy during the late 1960s o...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Pottery

Murano Art Glass Italian Midcentury Table Lamps, 1960
By Murano 5
Located in Rome, IT
Superb pair of lanterns / table lamps in black and white Murano glass; a classic combination of the midcentury period. The table lamps are composed of a large central cylindrical ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass, Art Glass

Italian Midcentury Table Lamp Attributed to Stilnovo, 1950s
By Stilnovo
Located in Paris, FR
A beautiful 20th century vintage Italian table or desk lamp designed in red lacquered steel and brass which articulates at the base and the shade. Push-button light switch at the bas...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Steel

Midcentury Brass and Metal Italian Adjustable Table Lamp
By Gino Sarfatti, Arteluce
Located in Varese, Lombardia
Small adjustable table lamp made from brass and painted metal. It remains in an excellent vintage condition.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Midcentury Italian Table Lamp with Brass Details, 1960s
Located in bari, IT
Midcentury Italian table lamp with brass details and iron structure designed in 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Iron

1950s by Arrelocuce Italian Midcentury Design Table Lamp
By Arredoluce
Located in Brescia, IT
Table lamp by Arredoluce Italy, 1950. Aluminium shade and marble base Excellent condition Perfect working order.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Marble, Aluminum

Midcentury Italian Green and Yellow Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A vintage ceramic table lamp with a textured design in green, yellow and black. Italy, circa 1950. Includes paper shade. Dimensions: 28 inches total H with shade 14 inches H to ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

1950s by Arredoluce Italian Design Midcentury Table Lamp
By Arredoluce
Located in Brescia, IT
Table Lamp by Arredoluce Italy, 1950. Brass frame, curved glass and white plastic. Excellent condition Perfect working order.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

1950s Fontana Arte Italian Design Midcentury Table Lamp
By Fontana Arte
Located in Brescia, IT
Polish brass and crystal base Excellent condition Crystal in perfect condition.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Crystal, Brass

1950s Fontana Arte Italian Design Midcentury Table Lamp
By Fontana Arte
Located in Brescia, IT
Polish brass and crystal base Excellent condition Crystal in perfect condition.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Crystal, Brass

Italian Midcentury Marble Based Brass Designer Table Lamp, 1950s, Italy
By Arredoluce, Stilnovo, Angelo Lelii
Located in Vienna, AT
Iconic midcentury desk lamp made of brass with red shade and Carrara marble base. Minimalistic design from the 1950s - round shade with mesh inner ring that provides beautiful light....
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Carrara Marble, Brass

Italian Midcentury Marble Based Brass Designer Table Lamp, 1950s, Italy
By Arredoluce, Stilnovo, Angelo Lelii
Located in Vienna, AT
Iconic midcentury desk lamp made of brass with red shade and Carrara marble base. Minimalistic design from the 1950s - big round shade that provides beautiful light. Excellent condit...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Carrara Marble, Brass

Midcentury Large Italian Milky Glass Table Lamp, 1960s
Located in Prague 8, CZ
Large table lamp made of milk glass with chrome base. It was made in Italy in the 1960s. It features several variants of color illumination. The lamp is dismountable to two parts. In...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Midcentury Italian Modern Brass and Pink Swirl Art Glass Table Lamp after Murano
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A vintage art glass lamp from Italy circa 1950s attributed to Murano. It features a two part swirled art glass design with brass details. Tested and working.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Neoclassical Table Lamps

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Brass

Italian Midcentury Lamp, Early 1970s
Located in bari, IT
Space age floor lamp with plastic cap and chromed steel petals.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stainless Steel

Tall Massive Midcentury Crackle Ceramic Lamp by Marbro Lamp Company
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in San Diego, CA
A beautiful tall ceramic lamp by Marbro Lighting Company, circa 1950s freshly rewired and polished brass fittings resprayed the base in black and put new cloth cord, the lamp comes w...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Italian Midcentury Frosted Glass Lamp
Located in Chicago, IL
Midcentury Italian frosted glass lamp with gold stylized Greek Key decoration. Shade not included.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Midcentury Italian Ceramic Patchwork Lamp
Located in Norwalk, CT
A fun midcentury Italian ceramic patchwork pattern lamp in orange and red.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Romeo Rega Italian Midcentury Table Lamps from the 1970s
By Romeo Rega
Located in bari, IT
A set of two table lamps by Romeo Rega designer in brass and white and light purple perplex.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

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Italian Table Lamp Midcentury Modern For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the italian table lamp midcentury modern you’re looking for at 1stDibs. A italian table lamp midcentury modern — often made from metal, brass and glass — can elevate any home. If you’re shopping for a italian table lamp midcentury modern, we have 314 options in-stock, while there are 3 modern editions to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the italian table lamp midcentury modern you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each italian table lamp midcentury modern bearing Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Scandinavian Modern hallmarks is very popular. A well-made italian table lamp midcentury modern has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Bitossi, Aldo Londi and Mazzega Murano are consistently popular.

How Much are Italian Table Lamp Midcentury Modern?

Prices for a italian table lamp midcentury modern start at $235 and top out at $15,000 with the average selling for $1,602.

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.