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Modern Italian Art Glass Table Lamps, Pair
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Sturdy yet elegant black and white Italian art glass table lamps, pair circa 1980s.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Art Glass

Custom Iron Table Lamp - Pair available
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
Large custom iron remnants are made into these handsome table lamps. Pair available. Priced individually. Each lamp weighs 25lbs each.
Category

Late 20th Century Unknown Other Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

Brass Stiffel Table Lamps, Pair
By Stiffel
Located in Miami, FL
Brass Stiffel Table Lamps, Pair Offered for sale is a pair of brass and painted brass table lamps from Stiffel. The lamps have switches on the classic style plinth bases, and have t...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Brass Stiffel Table Lamps, Pair
  • Brass Stiffel Table Lamps, Pair
  • Brass Stiffel Table Lamps, Pair
  • Brass Stiffel Table Lamps, Pair
H 36.5 in. Dm 16.5 in.
Hustadt Counterbalance Brass Floor Lamps Pair, Germany, 1970
By Karl Springer
Located in Vienna, AT
Hustadt counterbalance brass floor lamps pair, Germany, 1970.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Kalmar Copper Table Nightstand Lamp, Pair, Austria, 1960s
By J.T. Kalmar, Fontana Arte
Located in Vienna, AT
Kalmar copper table nightstand lamp, pair, Austria, 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Copper

Russel Wright Style Hand-Carved Torchiere Floor Lamp, Pair
By Russel Wright
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Russel Wright style Mid-Century hand-carved wood torchiere floor lamp pair with milk glass shades.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Bentwood

Kalmar Brass Murano Glass Table Nightstand Lamp Pair, Austria, 1960s
By J.T. Kalmar, Fontana Arte
Located in Vienna, AT
Kalmar brass Murano glass table nightstand lamp pair, Austria, 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Clay and Walnut Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Countryside, IL
Clay and walnut table lamps - pair Each lamp measures: 7 wide x 7 deep x 15.5 inches high This set is in Great Vintage Condition with a couple light marks in the wood and clay surf...
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2010s American Modern Table Lamps

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Clay, Walnut

  • Clay and Walnut Table Lamps, Pair
  • Clay and Walnut Table Lamps, Pair
  • Clay and Walnut Table Lamps, Pair
  • Clay and Walnut Table Lamps, Pair
H 15.5 in. W 7 in. D 7 in.
Brass and Marble Sculptural Dolphin Table Lamp, Pair
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Vintage brass and marble sculptural dolphin table lamp pair. Each lamp features a green banker style shade with a sculptural lamp with a leather-wrapped wood base with a trio of bras...
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Vintage 1980s American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Wrought Iron Shell Motif Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Miami, FL
Wrought iron shell motif table lamps, pair Offered for sale is a pair of wrought iron table lamps depicting coral and shells. This pair of white painted lamps come with custom mad...
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Late 20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

Mission Inspired Hand-Hammered Peanut Shaped Copper Lamp, Pair
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Mission inspired hand-hammered copper lamp pair. The set features two lamps, hand-hammered copper, bottle-shaped lamps with a single light on top.
Category

1990s American Table Lamps

Materials

Copper

19th Century Bronze Candelabras Lamps, Pair
Located in Miami, FL
19th century bronze candelabras lamps, pair A pair of 19th century Empire bronze candelabras that have been electrified and converted to table lamps. Each has four removable carve...
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Antique 19th Century Empire Table Lamps

Materials

Marble, Bronze

Midcentury Frankl Inspired Combed Cubist Block Table Lamp, Pair
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Midcentury era Paul Frankl inspired combed cubist block lamp pair featuring a hand painted stacked block design with a triangular base and original lamp shades.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Bajo Tu Sombra Lamp Pair in Polished Plaster by Reynold Rodriguez
By Reynold Rodriguez
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Reynold Rodriguez Bajo Tu Sombra (Under Your Shadow) lamp pair, 2021 Polished gypsum plaster Measures: 20 x 24 x 35 in; 20 x 24 x 47 in Ed. 1/8.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Floor Lamps

Materials

Plaster

1970s Chapman Brass Palm Tree Table Lamps, Pair
By Chapman Manufacturing Company
Located in Miami, FL
1970s Chapman Brass Palm Tree table lamps, pair Offered for sale is a pair of Chapman brass palm tree table lamps c1970. The lamps are wired and in working condition. They accommo...
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Midcentury French Modern Enameled Brass Geometric Lamp Pair, Maison Barbier
By Maison Barbier
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Midcentury French modern enameled brass geometric lamp pair, Maison Barbier, 1970s. Rare sculptural mod-century pair. Lamp bodies comprised of two main parts, one elliptical and the ...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Mid Century Chrome and Cork Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Countryside, IL
Mid Century chrome and cork table lamps - Pair Each lamp measures: 15.25 wide x 15.25 deep x 37.5 inches high These lamps are in excellent vintage condition We take our phot...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • Mid Century Chrome and Cork Table Lamps, Pair
  • Mid Century Chrome and Cork Table Lamps, Pair
  • Mid Century Chrome and Cork Table Lamps, Pair
  • Mid Century Chrome and Cork Table Lamps, Pair
H 37.5 in. W 15.25 in. D 15.25 in.
1950s French Rattan Woven Table Lamp Pair Style of Louis Sognot France
By Louis Sognot
Located in National City, CA
Table lamps 1950s Rattan bamboo woven table lamps pair attributed style Louis Sognot France Unmarked Measures: 13.5 tall x 6.5 diameter Preowned original unrestored vintage condi...
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Bamboo, Rattan

2 Ballard Designs Suzanne Kasler Celeste Double Gourd Modern Table Lamps Pair
By Suzanne Kasler
Located in Dayton, OH
Celeste double gourd shaped glass table lamp pair designed by Suzanne Kasler for Ballard Designs. Shades have been painted yellow. Discounts available for those who don't need the sh...
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Late 20th Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Vintage Rembrandt Wood and Brass Lamps, Pair
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in East Hampton, NY
Conical candlestick design table lamp tapering to a brass disc. In wonderful vintage condition. Frosted glass diffuser and labeled. Shades not included.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Gazelle Table Lamps, Pair by Rembrandt
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This vintage pair of French style, Mid-century, chrome and iron gazelle table lamps was made by the Rembrandt company, circa 1950. The lamps retain their original glass shades and ha...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome, Iron

Karl Springer Style Mid Century Faux Ostrich Floor Lamps, Pair
By Karl Springer
Located in Countryside, IL
Karl Springer style Mid Century faux ostrich floor lamps, pair The lamp pictured on the left measures: 6 wide x 7 deep x 53 inches high The lamp pictured on the right measures: 5 w...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Chapman Floral Lamps, Pair
By Chapman Manufacturing Company
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Beautiful pair of chinoiserie style hand-painted floral motif table lamps by Chapman. Oval shaped glazed ceramic bodies feature a dimensional two-sided flowing floral design and bras...
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Vintage 1980s Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Chapman Floral Lamps, Pair
  • Chapman Floral Lamps, Pair
  • Chapman Floral Lamps, Pair
  • Chapman Floral Lamps, Pair
H 27 in. W 14 in. D 6.5 in.
Hand Painted Impasto Frosted Glass Midcentury Table Lamp Pair with Shade
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Original Mid-century hand painted frosted glass table lamp pair. The lamp features a brass Regency inspired base connecting to raised Impasto hand painted frosted glass body which en...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Attilio Amato for Laudarte Srl Prisma Big Table Lamp, Pair Available
By Attilio Amato, Laudarte Srl
Located in Miami, FL
Attilio Amato for Laudarte Srl Prisma big table lamp, pair available offered for sale is a stunning "Big Prisma" amber crystal table lamp from the Attilio Amato Collezione of Laudart...
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2010s Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Crystal

Attilio Amato for Laudarte Srl Prisma Big Table Lamp, Pair Available
By Attilio Amato, Laudarte Srl
Located in Miami, FL
Attilio Amato for Laudarte Srl Prisma Big Table Lamp, Pair Available Offered for sale is a stunning "Big Prisma" amber crystal table lamp from the Attilio Amato Collezione of Laudar...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Crystal, Brass

Italian Onyx Table Lamps, Pair
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional pair of solid onyx table lamps Italy, circa 1960s Measures: 6.25" W x 6.25" D x 34.5" H. Very good original vintage condition.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Organic Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Onyx

  • Italian Onyx Table Lamps, Pair
  • Italian Onyx Table Lamps, Pair
  • Italian Onyx Table Lamps, Pair
  • Italian Onyx Table Lamps, Pair
H 34.5 in. W 6.25 in. D 6.25 in.
1960s Stiffel Table Lamps, Pair
By Stiffel
Located in Amherst, NH
Vintage Stiffel pair of brass table lamps with a leaf accent. The pair are wired for the US and in working condition. Uses standard three-way bulb. Socket, 27.75”H. Harp, 4.5” diamet...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Herzog & De Meuron Jingzi Floor Lamps, Pair Belux Switzerland, 2005
By Belux, Herzog & de Meuron
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Herzog & De Meuron Jingzi Floor Lamps, Pair Belux Switzerland, 2005. Originally created for the Café Kunsthalle in Munich and later made available to the consumer market, Pritzker P...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Organic Modern Floor Lamps

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Stainless Steel

Nautical Gimbal Oil Lamp, Pair
Located in New York, NY
Nautical Gimbal oil lamp, pair: A nautical, candlestick style wall lamp made to rock on a ship and stay upright. An interesting piece of history from the late 19th century. Eac...
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Antique 19th Century More Lighting

Materials

Brass

  • Nautical Gimbal Oil Lamp, Pair
  • Nautical Gimbal Oil Lamp, Pair
  • Nautical Gimbal Oil Lamp, Pair
  • Nautical Gimbal Oil Lamp, Pair
H 18 in. W 4.5 in. D 7 in.
1970s Modern Brass Cylinder Table Lamp Pair Pop Art Style of Robert Sonneman
By Robert Sonneman
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration: Hollywood Regency Modern pair of brass plated table lamps midcentury modern brass cylinder table lamp pair 1970s Pop Art style of Robert Sonneman. No desig...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

1960s Brass Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Amherst, NH
Vintage 1960s pair of brass table lamps. The lamps are wired for the US and in working condition. Uses standard 100 watt bulb. Socket, 21.5”H. Harp, 4”Dia x 8”H. New wiring. No marks.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • 1960s Brass Table Lamps, Pair
  • 1960s Brass Table Lamps, Pair
  • 1960s Brass Table Lamps, Pair
  • 1960s Brass Table Lamps, Pair
H 29 in. Dm 6.25 in.
Hollywood Regency Giltwood Lamp, Pair
Located in Savannah, GA
From Hollywood's "Golden Era", typified by the work of designers such as Dorothy Draper and Billy Haines, this pair of Classic covered urn shaped cream colored lamps feature gold gil...
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Vintage 1950s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Wood

  • Hollywood Regency Giltwood Lamp, Pair
  • Hollywood Regency Giltwood Lamp, Pair
  • Hollywood Regency Giltwood Lamp, Pair
  • Hollywood Regency Giltwood Lamp, Pair
H 34.50 in. W 10 in. D 6.50 in.
Eglosmisé Murano Glass Lamps, Pair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Oversized Murano Glass globes with eglomisé stripes of red and blue with mercury inside and a blue Murano Glass base.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

English Staffordshire Dog Table Lamps, Pair
By Staffordshire
Located in New York, NY
A rare pair of antique Staffordshire dog and pottery spill vase lamps, circa mid to late-19th century, England. Each lamp represents a white dog with collar and locket, seated agains...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Table Lamps

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Metal

  • English Staffordshire Dog Table Lamps, Pair
  • English Staffordshire Dog Table Lamps, Pair
  • English Staffordshire Dog Table Lamps, Pair
  • English Staffordshire Dog Table Lamps, Pair
H 27.88 in. W 8.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Swedish Cream White Metal Table Lamp Pair by Svend Aage Holm-sørensen 1950s
By ASEA, Svend Aage Holm Sørensen
Located in Stockholm, SE
Lovely cream white enameled metal table lamp pair designed in 1955 by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen for Asea, Sweden. These cone shaped rare lamps can be adjusted in different directions,...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

19 C. French Chinoiserie Porcelain Lamps, Pair
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of 19th century French Chinoiserie style porcelain lamps, hand-painted, jewel like, Chinoiserie scene of figures. Wonderfully decorated. The whole supported on a round wooden ba...
Category

Antique 19th Century Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

Brass Crowned Male TOTEM Lamps 'Pair'
Located in San Francisco, CA
Whimsical, TOTEM style, brass candlestick lamps with bearded, crowned male detail. Handmade, America, 1920s. Measures: 17.5" height x 4.5" diameter.
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Vintage 1920s Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Midcentury White Enameled Metal Lamp Pair
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of lamps from unknown midcentury Italian maker. Curved metal sheet has been enameled white, with perforations at the rear allowing for an interesting dispersal of illumination. ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Midcentury White Enameled Metal Lamp Pair
  • Midcentury White Enameled Metal Lamp Pair
  • Midcentury White Enameled Metal Lamp Pair
  • Midcentury White Enameled Metal Lamp Pair
H 12 in. W 10.25 in. D 7 in.
White Ceramic Crackle Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Amherst, NH
Vintage 1980s pair of ceramic white crackle table lamps. The lamps are wired for the US and in working condition. Uses standard size 100W bulbs. Harps and shades are not included. No...
Category

Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Seguso Murano Glass Lamps, Pair, 1950s
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of Seguso Murano glass lamps with Carrara marble base. Rewire.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Carrara Marble

1960s Atomic Style Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Amherst, NH
Vintage 1960s Atomic style pair of copper and metal table lamps. The lamps are wired for the US and in working condition. The socket is 21.5”H. Harp, 4.25”Dia x 10”H. Uses standard s...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

1950s Metal Cherub Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Amherst, NH
Vintage 1950s pair of metal cherub designed table lamps with glass prisms and marble bases. The lamps are wired for the US and in working condition. Harps are not included. Uses stan...
Category

Mid-20th Century Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Marble, Brass

1960s Small Brass Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Amherst, NH
Vintage pair of small brass table lamps. The lamps are wired for the US and in working condition. They use a standard 100 watt bulb and can also support a 3-way bulb. Harps are not i...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

1950s Floral Glass Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Amherst, NH
Vintage 1950s pair of floral glass table lamps with brass accents. The top and bottom of the lamps are brass while the center is all glass with a floral design. Wired for the US and ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Midcentury Faux Bamboo Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Jacksonville, FL
Pair of vintage table lamps in faux bamboo style. Ceramic/plaster composition. Very good condition with only very minor imperfections consistent with age.
Category

Vintage 1970s Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Plaster, Ceramic

Vintage Rustic Branch Table Lamps 'Pair'
Located in San Francisco, CA
A pair of handmade, log table lamps created in the mid 20th century. The wood shape and texture is particularly interesting with its gnarls, rich color, and diagonal cracks. A nice f...
Category

Mid-20th Century Rustic Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

  • Vintage Rustic Branch Table Lamps 'Pair'
  • Vintage Rustic Branch Table Lamps 'Pair'
  • Vintage Rustic Branch Table Lamps 'Pair'
  • Vintage Rustic Branch Table Lamps 'Pair'
H 14 in. W 12 in. D 4.25 in.
BRASS STARBURST Design Table Lamps [PAIR]
Located in Hawthorne, CA
A pair of tall, elegant, conversation piece brass table lamps in the form of starbursts in the centre of each column. Brass with lacquer black base accessorised with studs. Lamp shad...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Hollywood Regency Stiffel Table Lamps, Pair
By Stiffel
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This glamorous pair of 1940s Hollywood Regency Stiffel table lamps feature a columnar form with a white enamel finish embellished with brass accents.
Category

Vintage 1940s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Enamel

Mercury Glass Pineapple Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Miami, FL
Pineapple pair of mercury glass lamps, with solid brass hardware. Double socketed and comes with Shades. Each uses two regular 40 wattage light bulbs. They come with a corded light...
Category

Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Deco /Modern Solid Selenite blocks Lamps, Pair
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A large pair of natural selenite blocks made into lamps metal frames of solid brass hardware and with double sockets Drilled and mounted on green onyx bases. Custom made one of a kin...
Category

1990s North American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Stone, Onyx

Laurel Sculptural Silver, Brass and Lucite Lamps Mid-Century Modern Lamps Pair
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in North Miami, FL
These very sculptural pair of Mid-Century Modern Laurel lamps are unusual, they have brushed stainless and polished brass with a lucite cylinder on the outside encasing the metal wor...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Italian Gold Gilt Tole Table Lamps, Pair
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful pair of tall mid-20th century Italian gold gilt tole leaf and porcelain glazed flower table lamps, Italy, circa 1960s. Bases are gold gilt covered terracotta with an octa...
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Tôle

Copper Mid-Century Torchiere Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Vintage pair of Mid-Century copper torchière table lamps with leaded glass center accent. Made in the USA, circa 1940. They are in great condition. Dimensions: 16" Height 8" Width 8...
Category

Vintage 1940s North American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Copper

Torino Style Mid-Century Modern Chrome Sputnik Corkscrew Table Lamps, Pair
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional pair of oversized Torino style Mid-Century Modern Space Age Sputnik table lamps. The lamps feature heavy chrome frames, each with four arms and a unique ebonized bentw...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Oriental Accents Asian Decorative Table Lamps - Pair
Located in Charlotte, NC
A pair of Oriental table lamps by Oriental Accent. Made of porcelain in an urn style on a brown resin base with brown resin cap to urn. Has metal harps and finials. Single standard b...
Category

Late 20th Century Chinese Chinese Chippendale Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Chapman Vintage Faux Horn & Brass Lamps 'Pair'
By Chapman Manufacturing Company
Located in San Francisco, CA
A pair of tall table lamps by Chapman, featuring large, faux horns on brass stands; with brass caps and finials. A very refined look. Made in 1975, USA. Double sockets, newly rewired...
Category

Vintage 1970s North American Post-Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

1960s Volcanic Glaze Ceramic Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Garnerville, NY
A pair of volcanic ceramic table lamps done in a mottled green/yellow glaze. Cast ceramic bodies with solid wood bases, Circa 1960-70. Very good condition with original wiring. Sh...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Walnut

Tea Cannister as Table Lamp - Pair available
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
These are impressive tea cannisters converted to table lamps. There is a central rod with a double socket for lighting. Pair available. Priced individually.
Category

20th Century British Other Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Smoke Green Murano Glass Drop Lamps, Pair
Located in San Francisco, CA
A pair of vintage, Murano glass table lamps in a unique, transparent, smoke gray-green color and elegant drop shape with subtle ribs. Refashioned with new brass bases, caps, stem, an...
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

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Lamp Pair For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal lamp pair for your home. Each lamp pair for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, brass and glass. Find 33362 options for an antique or vintage lamp pair now, or shop our selection of 1022 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect lamp pair — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A lamp pair, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Hollywood Regency style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one lamp pair that is appealing in its simplicity, but Laurel Lamp Company, Stiffel and Orrefors produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Lamp Pair?

Prices for a lamp pair can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1 and can go as high as $529,679, while the average can fetch as much as $2,930.

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.