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Midcentury Pineapple Shape White Porcelain Table Lamp by Zaccagnini, Italy 1960s
By Urbano Zaccagnini
Located in Palermo, IT
Umberto Zaccagnini design table lamp, produced in Italy in the 1960s. Ceramic structure in the shape of a pineapple. Fabric lampshade. Hand painted logo on the bottom. Wear consiste...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Textile

Monumental Size Mid-Century Modern Italian Sgraffito Table Lamp
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Handsome and impressively sized ceramic table lamp. This lamp is 46 inches to the top of the finial, has subtle coloring with incised vertical lines, and sits on a wooden base. All n...
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Wood

1960s Italian Ceramic Floor Lamp
Located in New York City, NY
Stunning 1960s Italian ceramic floor lamp. Shade for photography only.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

  • 1960s Italian Ceramic Floor Lamp
  • 1960s Italian Ceramic Floor Lamp
  • 1960s Italian Ceramic Floor Lamp
  • 1960s Italian Ceramic Floor Lamp
H 62 in. W 12 in. D 12 in.
Mid-Century Modern Large Turquoise Ceramic Table Lamp by Marbro, Italy, 1960s
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Bedford Hills, NY
Stunning ceramic table lamp by Marbro Lamp Co. The beautiful turquoise glazed ceramic base is Italian and marked on the bottom, professionally rewired with three way socket, original...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

1960s Italian Lava Glazed Ceramic Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Large 1960s Italian ceramic lamp with a textured lava glaze. The lamp is mounted on a polished brass base and has been newly rewired for the US with a polished brass adjustable dou...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Large Turquoise Ceramic Italian Lamp, 1960s
Located in Stamford, CT
Large exotic turquoise crackle glaze ceramic Italian lamp. Moorish looking with a flower power tilt. Base is painted wood, 8 inch in diameter. Clear cord. Fine quality hardware. Two ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

1960s Pair of Italian Ceramic Studio Lamps
Located in New York, NY
1960s pair of Italian ceramic studio lamps. The lamps have vibrant colors, black lacquered base and tops with brass finials.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • 1960s Pair of Italian Ceramic Studio Lamps
  • 1960s Pair of Italian Ceramic Studio Lamps
  • 1960s Pair of Italian Ceramic Studio Lamps
  • 1960s Pair of Italian Ceramic Studio Lamps
H 29.75 in. W 10 in. D 6.5 in.
Italian Ceramic Table Lamp, circa 1960
By Guido Gambone
Located in Antwerp, BE
Wonderful ceramic table lamp in white glaze. It is signed on the side with a sticker "ceramics artistica" but not clear as it should be. Guido Gambone also worked for this company a...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Italian Ceramic Table Lamp, circa 1960
  • Italian Ceramic Table Lamp, circa 1960
  • Italian Ceramic Table Lamp, circa 1960
  • Italian Ceramic Table Lamp, circa 1960
H 20.87 in. W 8.27 in. D 8.27 in.
Pair of Italian Ceramic Table Lamps, 1960s
By Bitossi, Bergboms
Located in Stockholm, SE
Pair of ceramic lamps with new pink velvet lamps shades, made in Italy, 1960s. Marked, see picture. Measures: Height, including shade: 56 cm Diameter, shade: circa 35 cm.     
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Vintage 1960s Italian Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

1960s Pair of Italian Ceramic Table Lamps
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A pair of hand turned ceramic table lamps in the shape of columns with yellow brown glaze, and a base height of 20.5".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Ceramic Aldo Londi Table Lamp Bitossi, Italy, 1960
By Bitossi, Aldo Londi
Located in Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées
Aldo Londi lamp by the Italian manufacture Bitossi. Midcentury lamp made in the 1960s. Ceramic gold and copper glaze. Measure: Socket height 42cm. Good conditions! Shade is ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Italian Ceramic Lamps 1960s from "Vivai del Sud"
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian ceramic lamps 1960s from "Vivai del Sud" who doesn't like not one but two floral motif terracotta Italian lamps.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Ceramic Pineapple Table Lamps, Italy, 1960s
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Pair of charming midcentury ceramic pineapple table lamps. These beautiful handmade lamps come with their original purple lamp shades which give a soft light. Good, tested and ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Unique Vintage Italian Ceramic Monkey Floor Lamp, 1960s
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
Ceramic glazed floor lamp - Produced in Italy in the 1960s. Re-wired by an electrician. E27 version bulb. The shade was made by a shade maker. High gloss finish with cord. Measures: ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Bitossi Italian 1960s Volcanic Glaze Ceramic Lamp
By Bitossi
Located in New York, NY
Handcrafted volcanic glaze ceramic lamp with double Venus symbol design applied. Double socketed with solid brass hardware with pull chains, Italy, 1960s.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Italian Large Hand Painted Ceramic Lamp, circa 1960
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
8-284a Italian hand painted 2 sided ceramic lamp on wood base. One side with figurative painting the other a village scene Height to top of socket 26".
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Vintage 1960s Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Italian Yellow Ceramic Lamp
Located in Montreal, QC
Yellow Italian ceramic lamp with bird decorations.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Italian Yellow Ceramic Lamp
  • Italian Yellow Ceramic Lamp
  • Italian Yellow Ceramic Lamp
  • Italian Yellow Ceramic Lamp
H 20 in. Dm 12 in.
Bitossi, Rimini Blue Glazed Ceramic Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
By Bitossi
Located in DE
A rare Bitossi Studio ceramic table-lamp with brass moutings. The cylindrical base is decorated with a relief pattern of impressed teardrops. Signed to the underside L 37 / 35 Ital...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Aldo Londi for Bitossi Italy 1960s Ceramic Table Lamp
By Aldo Londi, Raymor, Bitossi
Located in Atlanta, GA
Striking 1960s Aldo Londi for Bitossi geometric ceramic table lamp. Imported and distributed in the United States by Raymor of New York. Featuring a "Mondrian" style cylindric geomet...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Faience

Bruno Gambone, Dark Glazed Ceramic Table-Lamp, Italy, 1960s
By Bruno Gambone
Located in DE
A dark glazed ceramic table-lamp with white rims, by Bruno Gambone. Rare hexagonal shape to the base and the original silk shade. Signed to the underside, "Gambone Italy" Manufact...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

1960s Modern Ceramic and Walnut Italian Table Lamps
Located in New York City, NY
1950s modern walnut and ceramic Italian table lamps with hand-painted detail. Height to light socket 29'' Shades for photography only.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Walnut

Space Age Vintage Red Ceramic Totem Floor Lamp, 1960s, Italy
Located in Vienna, AT
A space age red vintage ceramic totem floor lamp, which was designed and handmade in Italy in the 1960s. The floor lamp was composed of 8 geometric parts, which are round towards th...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Space Age Floor Lamps

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Ceramic, Glass

Italian Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in Cathedral City, CA
1960s Italian ceramic table with rosewood base.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Rosewood

  • Italian Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Italian Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Italian Ceramic Table Lamp
  • Italian Ceramic Table Lamp
H 43 in. W 9 in. D 9 in.
Pair of Large Italian Melon Form Ceramic Lamps, circa 1960
Located in Stamford, CT
Very large chartreuse and olive green melon form ceramic lamps from Italy.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Large Italian Ceramic Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A large circa 1960s Italian dry-glazed ceramic table lamp depicting the sun on 4 sides with brass base. Measurements: Height of body: 17" Diameter: 15.5".
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Vintage 1960s Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Large Italian Ceramic Lamp
  • Large Italian Ceramic Lamp
  • Large Italian Ceramic Lamp
  • Large Italian Ceramic Lamp
H 17 in. Dm 15.5 in.
1960s Italian Ceramic Lotus Flower Faux Bamboo Floor Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Italian ceramic faux bamboo and lotus flower floor lamp, with lily pad base.. Lotus blossoms encircle the lamp column as if growing up from the base. Italy, circa 1960s.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Ceramic

Italian Bitossi Ceramic Table Lamp Turquoise Blue Stripes with Lamp Shade, 1960s
By Aldo Londi, Bitossi
Located in Aarhus C, DK
Midcentury Italian ceramic table lamp by Aldo Londi for Bitossi. Made circa 1960s. Bright stripe decor in different shades of blue. Wears original papersticker on inside bottom...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Fabric

Large Yellow, Rust, and Brown Bitossi Ceramic Lamp, 1960s Italy
By Bitossi
Located in North Miami, FL
Large 1960s Italian ceramic lamp by Bitossi in rust, orange brown and yellow. Marked "Italy".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Brick Red Ceramic Table Lamp Cup Shape, Italy, 1960s
Located in Rome, IT
Italian table lamp in ceramic in the shape of a cup, brick red color. Typical rare piece of the Italian 1960s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Italian White Ceramic Turtle Lamp
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Wonderful white ceramic turtle shaped lamp. No shade.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Italian White Ceramic Turtle Lamp
  • Italian White Ceramic Turtle Lamp
  • Italian White Ceramic Turtle Lamp
  • Italian White Ceramic Turtle Lamp
H 13 in. W 16 in. D 10 in.
Mid-Century Modern Bitossi Ceramic Table Lamp, Cityscape, 1960s, Italy
By Bitossi
Located in Bedford Hills, NY
Very cool "Cityscape" ceramic table lamp by Bitossi, Italy, 1960s. Shade not included.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Italian Mid-Century Hand-Crafted Artistic Ceramic Table Lamp, 1960s
Located in Clivio, Varese
Beautiful multi-color artistic handmade and hand-painted table lamp. Stunning piece, one-of-a-kind. The upper details are made of brass with dark patina from the past years. The heav...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Ceramic Bitossi Lamps Gold, Black and Copper, 1960, Italy
By Bitossi
Located in New York, NY
Large pair of elegant Aldo Londi lamps for Bitossi Italy, 1970 ceramic gold black and copper glaze. Bodies are large and full scale.     
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Italian Midcentury Big Ceramic Fish Lamp with Brass Details, 1960s
Located in Clivio, Varese
Beautiful big white ceramic fish, handmade and hand painted with gold plate. Equipped with brass details and new big jeans-blue lamp shade in order make a stunning decoration for a ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Gold Plate

Green Spotted Ceramic Table Lamp by Bitossi, Italy, 1960s
By Bitossi
Located in Barcelona, ES
Ceramic table lamp by Bitossi, Italy, 1960s. Striking animalesque spotted pattern in different shades of green.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Huge Ceramic Floor & Table Lamp by Tommaso Barbi, Italy, 1960s
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in Niederdorfelden, Hessen
Elegant rare, huge Tommaso Barbi ginger jar ceramic lamp made in Italy in the 1960s. Crème ivory colored ceramic base, original fabric shade with emblem pattern. Signed at base.   M...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of 1960s Italian Mid Century ceramic lamps with a textured glazed finish. The lamps have been newly rewired for the US with polished Brass double clusters that take standard lig...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Lamps
H 34.5 in. Dm 10 in.
Handmade Ceramic Table Lamp by Aldo Londi for Bitossi, Italy, 1960s
By Bitossi, Aldo Londi
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
Rare model of table lamp by Aldo Londi for Italian manufacturer Bitossi. The lamp is in very good vintage condition. The lamps measure 44cm up to the socket. Please note that the s...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Large Pair of Italian 1960s Geometrically Textured Drip Glaze Ceramic Lamps
Located in San Francisco, CA
Each tall ovoid lamp with deep yellow and olive-green drip glaze incised with textured bands of geometric design; raised on a black metal base; 25" (top of ceramic) 38" (top of shade).
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Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Italian Ceramic Bamboo Table Lamp
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Hollywood Regency style ceramic ginger jar table lamp with hand-painted bamboo leaf or botanical motif over a gloss white glaze. This Palm Regency Style lamp is ma...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Tommaso Barbi Midcentury Green Ceramic and Brass Italian Table Lamp, 1960s
By B Ceramiche, Tommaso Barbi
Located in Roma, IT
Amazing midcentury modern green ceramic and brass table lamp without shade. This fantastic piece was designed by Tommaso Barbi and produced by B. Ceramiche during the late 1960s in I...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

1960s. Ceramic And Copper Bitossi Italy Table Lamp For Bergboms Sweden 1
By Bitossi
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Beautiful with copper covered, ceramic table lamp made by Bitossi Italy in the 60's for Bergboms Sweden. The lamp is in excellent condition and technically 100%. The fitting are for...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Copper

1960s, Ceramic and Copper Bitossi Italy Table Lamp for Bergboms, Sweden
By Bitossi
Located in Silvolde, Gelderland
Beautiful with copper covered, ceramic table lamp made by Bitossi Italy in the 1960s for Bergboms, Sweden. The lamp is in excellent condition and technically 100%. The fitting are f...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Copper

Set of Two Large Italian Ceramic Table Lamps, 1960s
Located in Rotterdam, NL
Outspoken set of two large Brutalist ceramic table lamps, Italy, 1960s. Impressive monumental in size with an artistic decoration. The bases have a great glaze finish, the brown / de...
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20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Exceptional Pair of Restored Italian Ceramic Lamps in Turquoise, circa 1960
Located in Atlanta, GA
These magnificent lamps have been professionally restored and are shipped as photographed and described, complete with new shades, harps and finials. A fabulous pair of large-scal...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Italian Modern Glazed Ceramic Fish Table Lamps, Ivo De Santis, 1960s
By Ivo de Santis, Gli Etruschi
Located in Hollywood, FL
Italian pottery ceramic double fish Lamps by the eccentric ceramics genius Ivo De Santis for his Gli Etruschi pottery in Florence. A friend of Marcello Fantoni (also of Florence), Iv...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Large Bitossi Ceramic Ball Table Lamp, Red, Yellow, Orange, Italy, 1960s
By Bitossi
Located in Kansas City, MO
Pottery ball table lamp by Bitossi, Italy, 1960s in red, yellow and orange. Free of chips or scratches, this was acquired from the original owners. Retains its original finial. Lamp ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Ceramic and Brass Table Lamp by Tommaso Babi, Italy, 1960s
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in Brussels, BE
Ceramic and brass table lamp by Tommaso Babi, Italy, 1960s.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Saronno Italy, Important Black Enameled Ceramic Lamp, Signed, circa 1960
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This important lamp is made of black enameled ceramic and gilt brass. This is an Italian works signed Saronno, Italy, circa 1960.
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

1960s Italian Ceramic Bamboo Lamp with Antique Chinese Jade Finial
Located in New York, NY
Italian ceramic cylinder lamp with hand-painted bamboo motif on brass base. Antique Chinese white jade butterfly finial. Measures 32.75 total height, lamp body alone, 16.75 height x ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Jade

Large Midcentury Italian Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A large single circa 1960s midcentury hand painted Italian ceramic table lamp with blue glaze and star motif. Measurements: Height of body 18.5 Height to shade rest 30" Diamete...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Hand Painted Italian Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A large single circa 1960s Italian glazed and hand painted ceramic table lamp. Measurements: Height of body 19" Diameter 12".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Single Italian Glazed Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A circa 1960s single Italian glazed ceramic table lamp. Measurements: Height of body 22" Height to shade rest 32" Diameter 7.5".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Enormous Italian Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Wonderful pair of enormous ceramic lamps with a striking glazed finish. The lamps have been newly rewired with bronzed finished adjustable double clusters that take standard size l...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Aldo Londi Bitossi Ceramic Partridge Table Lamps, Italy 1960s
By Aldo Londi, Bitossi
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a gorgeously crafted, ceramic table lamp, in the shape of a partridge, by Aldo Londi for Bitossi, made in Italy, circa 1960s. In excellent vintage condition...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Italian White Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian white ceramic lamps having a triangular shape. Shades not included.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Vintage Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
This vintage table lamp is a refined design lamp manufactured in Italy in the 1960s. White ceramic table lamp whose soft lighting can suddenly draw the eye of your guests and give...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Vintage Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
  • Vintage Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
  • Vintage Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
  • Vintage Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
H 11.82 in. W 7.88 in. D 7.88 in.
Pair of Large Italian Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Large pair of Italian ceramic lamps with a textured volcanic glaze. The lamps are mounted on brass bases and they have been newly rewired with adjustable polished brass double clus...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Parrot Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
By Goldscheider Everlast
Located in Den Haag, NL
They are still together this lovely parrot and his hand painted shade. Italy, 1960s The ceramic parrot is in a excellent condition. The shade has the normal tear and wear. Very nic...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Parrot Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
  • Parrot Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
  • Parrot Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
  • Parrot Table Lamp, Italy, 1960s
H 27.56 in. W 18.51 in. D 12.21 in.
Aldo Londi Pair of Large Ceramic Table Lamps for Bitossi, Italy, 1960s
By Bitossi
Located in Maastricht, NL
A pair of large Italian floor or table lamps by Aldo Londi for Bitossi. The lamps are made of ceramic with a blue and green striped glazing.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

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Italy 1960 Lamp Ceramic For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal Italy 1960 lamp ceramic for your home. Each Italy 1960 lamp ceramic for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using ceramic, metal and brass. Your living room may not be complete without a Italy 1960 lamp ceramic — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right Italy 1960 lamp ceramic, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency and Modern styles are of considerable interest. A well-made Italy 1960 lamp ceramic has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Bitossi, Aldo Londi and Raymor are consistently popular.

How Much is a Italy 1960 Lamp Ceramic?

Prices for a Italy 1960 lamp ceramic can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $325 and can go as high as $12,500, while the average can fetch as much as $2,500.

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 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.