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Pair of Lamps, France, 1980s
Located in New York, NY
Nickeled metal lamps, each with a cube base featuring canework on all sides. The square shades are of the same material and contain a cylindrical inner shade.  
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel

  • Pair of Lamps, France, 1980s
  • Pair of Lamps, France, 1980s
  • Pair of Lamps, France, 1980s
  • Pair of Lamps, France, 1980s
H 24 in. W 14 in. D 14 in.
Unique Floor Lamp from France, 1980s
By Ettore Sottsass
Located in St- Leonard, Quebec
Memphis inspired, colorful bold floor lamp with personality . Glass shade, enameled black metal stem , lacquered wooden ball. Measure: 48 inches high. Contain two candelabra E1...
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Vintage 1980s French Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

  • Unique Floor Lamp from France, 1980s
  • Unique Floor Lamp from France, 1980s
  • Unique Floor Lamp from France, 1980s
  • Unique Floor Lamp from France, 1980s
H 50 in. W 12 in. D 6 in.
1980s French Fondica Gilt Metal Table Lamp
By Fondica
Located in Aspen, CO
1980s rare gilt bronze table lamp by Fondica with a metallic shade.
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Vintage 1980s French Table Lamps

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Metal

1980s French Fondica Gilt Metal Table Lamp
By Fondica
Located in Aspen, CO
1980s rare gilt bronze table lamp by Fondica with a metallic shade.
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Vintage 1980s French Table Lamps

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Metal

1980s French Fondica Gilt Metal Table Lamp
By Fondica
Located in Aspen, CO
1980s rare gilt bronze table lamp by Fondica with a metallic shade.
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Vintage 1980s French Table Lamps

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Metal

  • 1980s French Fondica Gilt Metal Table Lamp
  • 1980s French Fondica Gilt Metal Table Lamp
  • 1980s French Fondica Gilt Metal Table Lamp
  • 1980s French Fondica Gilt Metal Table Lamp
H 27.75 in. W 11.25 in. D 5.5 in.
French, 1980s Post-Modern Coil Lamp
By Europhane
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Rad French, 1980s post-modern coil lamp for Europhane. A super cool functional sculpture that is very reminiscent of Memphis. This adjustable lamp has an arching, black enameled stee...
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Vintage 1980s Post-Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • French, 1980s Post-Modern Coil Lamp
  • French, 1980s Post-Modern Coil Lamp
  • French, 1980s Post-Modern Coil Lamp
  • French, 1980s Post-Modern Coil Lamp
H 10 in. W 25 in. D 10 in.
1980s French Metallic Standing Lamp
Located in Malaga, ES
1980s French metallic standing lamp.
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Late 20th Century Floor Lamps

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Metal

  • 1980s French Metallic Standing Lamp
  • 1980s French Metallic Standing Lamp
  • 1980s French Metallic Standing Lamp
  • 1980s French Metallic Standing Lamp
H 55.12 in. W 10.63 in. D 10.63 in.
Pair of Floor Lamps, Maison Charles, France, 1980s
By Maison Charles
Located in New York, NY
Brass and chromed shaft, on a square base. Stamped in back.  
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Vintage 1980s French Floor Lamps

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Brass, Chrome

1980s French Marble Base Satin Glass Floor Lamp
Located in Miami, FL
A Chrome body, Carrara marble base and blown glass shade highlight this 1980s French Floor Lamp. Wonderful, with a stylised upturn bell shaped French CVV Viane blown satin glass glob...
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Vintage 1980s French Modern Floor Lamps

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Marble, Chrome

French 1980's Lucite Table Lamp
Located in Buchanan, NY
Lucite table lamp in the form of a classical column, circa 1980s. Recently wired with silver silk cord.
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Lucite

  • French 1980's Lucite Table Lamp
  • French 1980's Lucite Table Lamp
  • French 1980's Lucite Table Lamp
  • French 1980's Lucite Table Lamp
H 26 in. W 4.5 in. D 4.5 in.
Skyscraper Floor Lamp by Maison Lucien Gau, France, 1980s
By Maison Lucien Gau
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Skyscraper floor lamp in gilt metal gold lacquered and opaline sandblasted glass by Maison Lucien Gau. Famous manufacture like Maison Charles, Jansen, Bagues, Jean Perzel, Sciolari.
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Vintage 1980s French Floor Lamps

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Metal

Floor Lamp from France with One Matching Sconce, 1980s
By Ettore Sottsass, Memphis Group
Located in St- Leonard, Quebec
Memphis inspired, colorfull bold floor lamp with (One) matching sconce. Glass shade, enameled black brass pipe and hardware, lacquered wooden ball. Measure: 48 inches high. ...
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Vintage 1980s French Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal

Brass and Glass Halogen Floor Lamp, Torchiere, France, 1980s
Located in Frankfurt / Dreieich, DE
Signed halogen floor lamp in brass and glass, France 1970s. Very good condition.
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Vintage 1980s French Hollywood Regency Floor Lamps

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Brass

Kostka Lamps, France, 1970s-1980s, Set of 3
Located in Hastings, GB
Set of 3 Kostka Lamps France, 1970s-1980s De Stijl Movement Style Attributed to the early 20th century designs of German Architect and Painter Walter Georg Kostka (1884-1970) Set...
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Late 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Kostka Lamps, France, 1970s-1980s, Set of 3
  • Kostka Lamps, France, 1970s-1980s, Set of 3
  • Kostka Lamps, France, 1970s-1980s, Set of 3
  • Kostka Lamps, France, 1970s-1980s, Set of 3
H 29.14 in. W 12.21 in. D 12.21 in.
French Bird Shaped Steel Lamp, 1970s-1980s
Located in Paris, FR
A 20th century French vintage table lamp composed of a striking stainless steel structure resembling a bird. This big accent lamp is built like a sculpture by an unidentified designe...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stainless Steel

1980s Enrique French Table Lamp for Metalarte Spain
By Metalarte, Enrique Franch Miret
Located in Amstelveen, Noord
1980s Enrique French table lamp for Metalarte Spain. Good and working condition, consistent with age and use.
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Vintage 1980s Spanish Table Lamps

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Metal

Exceptional Pair of Reading Lamps by Christian Liaigre, France, 1980s
By Christian Liaigre
Located in New York, NY
Extremely rare "chrome noir" finish European socket and wiring this item will ship from France a few very minor surface scratches (please see pictures) Price does not include han...
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Vintage 1980s French Floor Lamps

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Steel, Chrome

Exceptional Pair of Reading Lamps by Christian Liaigre, France, 1980s
By Christian Liaigre
Located in New York, NY
Extremely rare "chrome noir" finish European socket and wiring this item will ship from France a few very minor surface scratches (please see pictures) Price does not include han...
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Vintage 1980s French Floor Lamps

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Steel, Chrome

Rare White Lacquered Reading Lamp by Christian Liaigre, France, 1980s
By Christian Liaigre
Located in New York, NY
White lacquer on brass rotating shade overall wear matches age European socket and wiring this piece will ship from France Price does not include shipping nor possible customs ...
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Vintage 1980s French Floor Lamps

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Brass

1980s Floor Lamp
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
1980s floor lamp in white metal and red, orange, green and blue plexiglass. Signature difficult to read (Joël Donjon ?), numbered 16/250.
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Late 20th Century French Floor Lamps

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Metal

  • 1980s Floor Lamp
  • 1980s Floor Lamp
  • 1980s Floor Lamp
  • 1980s Floor Lamp
H 78.75 in. W 11.82 in. D 11.82 in.
Vintage French Ceramic Table Lamp by Poterie du Soleil, circa 1980s
Located in London, GB
Vintage French ceramic table lamp by Poterie du Soleil, Salernes, France, (circa 1980s). A delightful vintage ceramic piece with an elegant shape and finish, Poterie du Soleil contin...
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Vintage 1980s French Table Lamps

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Ceramic

French Vintage Modernist Lamp by Marco de Gueltzl, 1980s
By Marco de Gueltz
Located in Paris, FR
A decorative 20th century vintage modernist lamp realized by French artist MarCo de Gueltzl circa 1980s made out of sculpted sandblasted glass and patinated steel in its original vin...
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20th Century French Modern Table Lamps

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Steel

Maison Le Dauphin Floor Lamp, 1980s
By Maison Le Dauphin
Located in Neervelp, BE
Elegant vase shaped floor lamp by Maison Le Dauphin. This partially brass floor lamp has a great color, dark red or orange Beautiful Hollywood regency lighting piece. Comes ...
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Vintage 1980s French Hollywood Regency Floor Lamps

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Brass

  • Maison Le Dauphin Floor Lamp, 1980s
  • Maison Le Dauphin Floor Lamp, 1980s
  • Maison Le Dauphin Floor Lamp, 1980s
  • Maison Le Dauphin Floor Lamp, 1980s
H 64.97 in. Dm 21.66 in.
Pair of Ceramic Table Lamps, France, circa 1980
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Pair of ceramic table lamps, France, circa 1980.
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Vintage 1980s French Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

1980s Sculptural Floor Lamp
Located in Long Island City, NY
Unusual Floor Lamp with Sculptural Ceramic Globe Shade and Black Metal Frame  
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal

  • 1980s Sculptural Floor Lamp
  • 1980s Sculptural Floor Lamp
  • 1980s Sculptural Floor Lamp
  • 1980s Sculptural Floor Lamp
H 66.93 in. Dm 16.15 in.
Pair of Table Lamps in Bronze signed by Christiane Charles, France, 1980s
By Christiane Charles, Charles Maison
Located in Brussels, BE
Signed by Chrystiane Charles and numbered 295 on a leaf. Mark "Charles Paris" & "Made in France" on the base. Christiane Charles was married to Emile Charles (director of the fab...
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Bronze

Two 1980s Metal Lamps
Located in Paris, FR
Two 1980s lamps in perforated metal on the shaft and chromed metal round base.
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Late 20th Century French Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Two 1980s Metal Lamps
  • Two 1980s Metal Lamps
  • Two 1980s Metal Lamps
  • Two 1980s Metal Lamps
H 24.02 in. Dm 9.85 in.
1980s French Pottery Table Lamp in Monolithic Shape from La Borne Region
Located in Aspen, CO
1980s French pottery table lamp in monolithic shape from La Borne region.
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Pottery

Attributed to Nadine Effront, Floor Lamp, circa 1980, France
By Nadine Effront
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Attributed to Nadine Effront, Bronze floor lamp, Sheet metal lampshade, circa 1980, France. Measures: Height 188 cm, diameter 40 cm.
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Bronze, Sheet Metal

1980s French Unique Bronze Hand and Foot Design Signed Pair of Lamps
Located in Aspen, CO
1980s French pair of unique lamps with bronze hand and foot design at the base with ivory lampshades. Lamps are signed.
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Vintage 1980s European Table Lamps

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Bronze

French Floor Lamp Maison Le Dauphin 1980 Lacquer and Brass
By Maison Le Dauphin
Located in Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées
French floor lamp Le Dauphin 1980 lacquer and brass Floor lamp with brass and ivory lacquer Slight lack of lacquer on the sphere Hollywood Regency style Measures: Height 16...
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Vintage 1980s French Floor Lamps

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Brass

1970s Chrome and Metal Table Lamp for SCE
By SCE France 1
Located in Amstelveen, Noord
1970s Chrome and metal table lamp for SCE. Good and working condition, consistent with age and use.
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Vintage 1980s French Table Lamps

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Metal, Chrome

Marcel Ramond (1935) floor lamp, Phillips edition, Circa 1980, France.
By Marcel Ramond
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Marcel Ramond (1935), Metal floor lamp, prototype, Phillips edition, Circa 1980, France. Height: 190 cm, width: 60 cm depth: 18 cm.
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal

Pair of 1980s Modern French Demeter Colonne Floor Lamps for Escapade Paris
By Escapade Paris
Located in Port Hope, ON
These ingeniously designed French 1980s modern lamps give out a wonderful light with their brushed aluminum finish contrasting with the fluorescent glow of the tube. The lamps are su...
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20th Century French Modern Floor Lamps

Marcel Ramond (1935) lamp, prototype, Phillips edition, Circa 1980, France.
By Marcel Ramond
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Marcel Ramond (1935) Metal lamp, prototype, Phillips edition, Circa 1980, France. Height: 60 cm, width: 58 cm depth: 10 cm.
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Georges Pelletier Glazed Ceramic Table Lamp, Signed, France, circa 1980
By Georges Pelletier
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Georges Pelletier, table lamp, signed, glazed ceramic, France, circa 1980. Measures: Height 67 cm, diameter 30 cm. "Certificate of Authenticity" of the artist.
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of 1980s Black Table Lamps with Metallic Accents
Located in Saint-Ouen, IDF
Pair of big table lamps made of black enameled metal with polished details such as the feet and necks of the lamps.     
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Big Ceramic Lamp by Tim Orr, France, 1980-1990
By Tim Orr
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
A big ceramic lamp by Tim Orr. Signed under the base. Perfect original conditions. Sold with a new European electrical system. Dimensions including electrical system. Dimension ...
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20th Century French Beaux Arts Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Big Ceramic Lamp by Tim Orr, France, 1980-1990
  • Big Ceramic Lamp by Tim Orr, France, 1980-1990
  • Big Ceramic Lamp by Tim Orr, France, 1980-1990
  • Big Ceramic Lamp by Tim Orr, France, 1980-1990
H 22.45 in. W 13.78 in. D 18.9 in.
Modernist Floor Lamp, Steel, Amethyst, 1980
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Modernist floor lamp, steel, amethyst, 1980. Measures: H 162cm, D 60cm.   
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Vintage 1980s French Modern Floor Lamps

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Iron

1980s Murano Glass Table Lamps by Veronese
By Veronese
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
Table lamps in Murano glass on polished brass base.
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Late 20th Century French Table Lamps

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Brass

  • 1980s Murano Glass Table Lamps by Veronese
  • 1980s Murano Glass Table Lamps by Veronese
  • 1980s Murano Glass Table Lamps by Veronese
  • 1980s Murano Glass Table Lamps by Veronese
H 14.18 in. W 7.09 in. D 8.67 in.
Two 1980s Lamps with Green Ceramic Body
Located in Paris, FR
Two 1980s lamps with gilt metal base and green ceramic body. New shades.
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Late 20th Century French Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Two Lamps, 1980-1990
Located in New York, NY
Two lamps with metal structure clad in suede, 1980-1990 with bakelite rings.
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Late 20th Century French Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Two Lamps, 1980-1990
  • Two Lamps, 1980-1990
  • Two Lamps, 1980-1990
  • Two Lamps, 1980-1990
H 21.66 in. Dm 11.82 in.
20th Century Vintage Sculptural Lamp by Pucci De Rossi, 1980s
By Pucci De Rossi
Located in Paris, FR
A 20th century collectible sculptural postmodern lamp, handcrafted by the Italian artist Pucci De Rossi. A unique creation designed during his time at the legendary French nightclub ...
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Vintage 1980s French Post-Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass

1980s Table Lamp with Inclusion in Lucite by Romeo
By Romeo Paris
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
1980s table lamp with inclusions. No shade provided. Dimensions are given without shade.
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Vintage 1970s French Table Lamps

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Metal

1970-1980 Lamp by Rougier
By Rogier Vandeweghe
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
1970-1980 lamp by Rogier, in plexiglass.
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Vintage 1970s French Table Lamps

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Plexiglass

  • 1970-1980  Lamp by Rougier
  • 1970-1980  Lamp by Rougier
  • 1970-1980  Lamp by Rougier
  • 1970-1980  Lamp by Rougier
H 30.32 in. W 15.75 in. D 8.27 in.
Tall Floor Lamps from the 1980s in Painted Gold Metal
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Large floor lamps from the 1980s in painted gold metal.  
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20th Century French Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Rare French 'New Barbarians' Floor Lamp or Sculpture by Garouste & Bonetti, 1980
By Elizabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti
Located in New York, NY
An important, small edition 'New Barbarians' collection standing lamp or torchiere from the initial, ground-breaking period of work of Elizabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti. The new ...
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Late 20th Century French Post-Modern Floor Lamps

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Cast Stone, Stone, Iron

Georges Pelletier, Grand TOTEM "Sun," circa 1980, France
By Georges Pelletier
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Georges Pelletier, grand TOTEM "sun" unglazed ceramic white, circa 1980, France. Measures: Height: 196 cm, diameter 86 cm. Certificate of authenticity of the Artist.
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

20th Century Vintage Brass Table or Desk Lamp, 1980s
Located in Paris, FR
Late 20th century articulating desk or side lamp designed in a brassed steel structure with an original geometrical design in resembles to a Space Age orbit at the top with a solid b...
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Late 20th Century French Space Age Table Lamps

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Brass

Stoneware Sculpture - Lamp, circa 1970-1980
Located in Neuilly-en- sancerre, FR
A stoneware sculpture - lamp, circa 1970. Sold with lamp shade and new electrical system, circa 1970-1980. Dimensions without lampshade.
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20th Century French Beaux Arts Floor Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Stoneware Sculpture - Lamp, circa 1970-1980
  • Stoneware Sculpture - Lamp, circa 1970-1980
  • Stoneware Sculpture - Lamp, circa 1970-1980
  • Stoneware Sculpture - Lamp, circa 1970-1980
H 27.76 in. W 11.03 in. D 11.03 in.
1970-1980 Two-Tone Lacquer Lamp
Located in Paris, FR
1970-1980 lamp in cream and black lacquer. Two lights; adjustable height of the rod holding the shade to a maximum of 102 cm.
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Vintage 1970s French Table Lamps

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Lacquer

  • 1970-1980 Two-Tone Lacquer Lamp
  • 1970-1980 Two-Tone Lacquer Lamp
  • 1970-1980 Two-Tone Lacquer Lamp
  • 1970-1980 Two-Tone Lacquer Lamp
H 35.44 in. W 14.18 in. D 10.63 in.
French Bakelite Vintage Lamp
Located in Austin, TX
Important vintage French Bakelite lamp. This modernist pieces features an egg shaped Bakelite form combined with an ebonized wooden base and brass details. It has been newly wired to...
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Vintage 1980s French Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • French Bakelite Vintage Lamp
  • French Bakelite Vintage Lamp
  • French Bakelite Vintage Lamp
  • French Bakelite Vintage Lamp
H 54.5 in. W 9.25 in. D 9.25 in.
Nice Pair of 1980s Table Lamps in Gilded and Silvered Metal
Located in Paris, FR
Pair of rare table lamps in gilded and silvered brass and bronze.
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Late 20th Century French Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Wave Desklight, AB Design, 1980s
By AB Design
Located in AMSTERDAM, NL
Bentwood wave desklight consisting of individually three curved tracks. Produced in France for ‘AB design’ and designed in the 1980s. Operates on a halogen light.
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Bentwood

  • Wave Desklight, AB Design, 1980s
  • Wave Desklight, AB Design, 1980s
  • Wave Desklight, AB Design, 1980s
  • Wave Desklight, AB Design, 1980s
H 17.33 in. W 35.44 in. D 4.34 in.
La poire1980's style Modern floor lamp.
Located in Long Island City, NY
La poire1980's style Modern floor lamp.
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Late 20th Century French Floor Lamps

1980's Pair of gourde shape glass lamps.
Located in Long Island City, NY
Pair of gourde shape glass lamps in barn red.
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20th Century French Table Lamps

French Vintage Rattan Table Lamp
Located in Austin, TX
French vintage rattan table lamp with brass and woven rattan. This piece has been rewired to US standards with a 3 way bulb.
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Vintage 1980s French Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Tall French Brass Table Lamp
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Tall French brass table lamp.
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Rock Lamp by Andre Cazenave, France
By Andre Cazenave
Located in Antwerp, BE
Vintage faux stone lamp by Luminaires Roland Jamois, France. Designed by Andre Cazenave, 1980s. Made with glass-reinforced polyester with embedded marble powder. A beautiful natural ...
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Marble

  • Rock Lamp by Andre Cazenave, France
  • Rock Lamp by Andre Cazenave, France
  • Rock Lamp by Andre Cazenave, France
  • Rock Lamp by Andre Cazenave, France
H 5.52 in. W 9.45 in. D 9.45 in.
French Postmodern Lamp by Autographe
By Autographe
Located in New York, NY
Adjustable postmodern table lamp by the French company Autographe, known primarily for high-end systems lighting for corporate and architectural interiors. Autographe was absorbed by...
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Vintage 1980s French Post-Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Steel

  • French Postmodern Lamp by Autographe
  • French Postmodern Lamp by Autographe
  • French Postmodern Lamp by Autographe
  • French Postmodern Lamp by Autographe
H 13 in. W 11.5 in. D 3.5 in.
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Lamps France 1980s For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of lamps France 1980s available for sale. The range of distinct lamps France 1980s — often made from metal, brass and ceramic — can elevate any home. Lamps France 1980s have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. There are many kinds of lamps France 1980s to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Hollywood Regency lamps France 1980s are of considerable interest. Fondica, Pierre Casenove and Garouste and Bonetti each produced beautiful lamps France 1980s that are worth considering.

How Much are Lamps France 1980s?

Lamps France 1980s can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $2,674, while the lowest priced sells for $425 and the highest can go for as much as $54,695.

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