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Seraph Floor Lamp
By Hilliard Lamps
Located in Arcata, CA
Introducing the Seraph floor lamp designed by Samuel Hillard. The double sided shade rotates 360 degrees to highlight your rooms best details with dynamic illuminated style. Clear...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass, Bronze

  • Seraph Floor Lamp
  • Seraph Floor Lamp
  • Seraph Floor Lamp
  • Seraph Floor Lamp
H 55 in. W 14 in. D 14 in.
Bauhaus Art Deco Style Desk Lamp, Table Lamp, Re Editon
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
A classic desk lamp which is elegant and timeless All components according to the UL regulations, with an additional charge we will UL-list and label our fixtures. Handcrafted an...
Category

2010s Austrian Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Table Lamp by Modeline Lamp Company
By Modeline Lamp Co.
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Table lamp by the Modeline Lamp Company. We call it a donut hole lamp. Lamp measures 13" wide, 5.5" deep and 24" high from the base to the bottom of socket. Wood portion is 18.5" hig...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

  • Table Lamp by Modeline Lamp Company
  • Table Lamp by Modeline Lamp Company
  • Table Lamp by Modeline Lamp Company
  • Table Lamp by Modeline Lamp Company
H 24 in. W 13 in. D 5.5 in.
Modern Brass and Silk Floor Lamp -
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Jolly Jumper, because it looks like Lucky Luke's horse; Solid brass in many finishes, fabric-shade.
Category

2010s Austrian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Modern Brass and Silk Floor Lamp -
  • Modern Brass and Silk Floor Lamp -
  • Modern Brass and Silk Floor Lamp -
  • Modern Brass and Silk Floor Lamp -
H 66.93 in. W 65.75 in. D 11.82 in.
Pair Lamps by Laurel Lamps Co
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A pair of midcentury bowling pin shape table lamps. Made by the Laurel Lamp Company, circa 1970. The shades are for photographic purposes only and not included with the lamps.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Laurel Lamp Co Lamps
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Norwalk, CT
Amazing pair of polished chrome lamps manufactured by Laurel Lamp Co. Swooping chrome body, on square black box stands with new black paper shades with silver interiors.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

  • Pair of Laurel Lamp Co Lamps
  • Pair of Laurel Lamp Co Lamps
  • Pair of Laurel Lamp Co Lamps
  • Pair of Laurel Lamp Co Lamps
H 36 in. Dm 16.5 in.
Brushed Nickel Lamps by Westwood Industries
By Westwood Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of brushed nickel lamps with a cinched waist and a stylized leaf and convex dot pattern. Rewired with black silk cords.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Nickel

Laurel Lamp Co Chrome Mushroom Floor Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Asbury Park, NJ
Iconic Laurel Lamp Co mushroom floor lamp. Lamp is in great vintage shade and retains its original white glass mushroom shade.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Art Deco Woka Desk Lamps
By Woka Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of handmade Classic Art Deco nickel plated Woka desk lamps with diffuser, On / Off Switch on the lamp base Max 1 x 60W.  
Category

Vintage 1930s Austrian Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Pair of Art Deco Woka Desk Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Woka Desk Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Woka Desk Lamps
  • Pair of Art Deco Woka Desk Lamps
H 17 in. W 13.5 in. D 13.5 in.
Bauhaus, Art Deco, Floor Lamp Re- Edition
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Art Deco floor lamp re edition by Woka.
Category

2010s Austrian Bauhaus Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Mae, Floor Lamps, Wood, Brass, Sweden, 1950s
By MAE Lamp
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Floor lamps produced by Mae, Möller Armatur, Eskilstuna, Sweden, 1950s. In brass and finely sculpted wood. Please note the refined shape of the bases. Lampshades are attached for ...
Category

Vintage 1950s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Mahogany Figural Midcentury Lamp by Laurel Lamp Co
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Dramatically shaped mahogany sculptural table lamp on a brass and black base by the famed Laurel Lamp Co.
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Mahogany

Carlton Silk Desk Table Lamp Woka Art Collection
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Silk beige, brass nickel-plated, more colors on request.
Category

2010s Austrian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Silk

1960s Walnut Laurel Lamp Co Table Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Amherst, NH
Vintage 1960s walnut wood table lamp by Laurel Lamp Co. The lamp is gold metal with walnut wood and is in refinished condition. The lamp works and the shade is not included. Socket, ...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Walnut

  • 1960s Walnut Laurel Lamp Co Table Lamp
  • 1960s Walnut Laurel Lamp Co Table Lamp
  • 1960s Walnut Laurel Lamp Co Table Lamp
  • 1960s Walnut Laurel Lamp Co Table Lamp
H 28 in. W 4.5 in. D 4.5 in.
Art Deco Brass Table/ Desk Lamp, Re Edition
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Big elegant desk lamp with two sockets All components according to the UL regulations, with an additional charge we will UL-list and label our fixtures.
Category

2010s European Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Mantodeus Table Lamp Mid-Century Modern Style Re-Edition
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
A well balanced table lamp, consists of hand-formed, sand-casted base, and a turned counter- weight. Several finishes. Picture shows varnished brass and neon-cord. All components ac...
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2010s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Art Deco Style Streamline Lamps by Westwood
By Westwood Lamps
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of Art Deco streamline polished metal lamps by Westwood lighting.
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Original from 1905 Maria Theresien style Candelabra Table Lamp
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Hand-cut crystal glass Suitable for US.
Category

Early 20th Century Austrian Baroque Revival Table Lamps

Materials

Crystal, Brass

Laurel Lamp Company Mid Century Walnut Table Floor Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Countryside, IL
Laurel Lamp Company Mid Century walnut table floor lamp The lamp measures: 17.25 wide x 13 deep x 57.5 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored v...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Laurel Lamp Company Glass Egg Lamps
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of iconic glass egg shaped table lamps from Laurel Lamp Company. Egg form glass that is 20" high x 14" diameter. Metal base with on/off switch on lamp cord. Up to 100 watts of i...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Art Deco Style, Bauhaus, Wood and Brass Floor Lamp
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Very elegant floor-lamp with a wooden stem and a brass shade. The wood can be stained in any color, the brass- part can have as well different surfaces. All components according ...
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2010s Austrian Art Deco Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Mid Century Brass and Walnut Lamp by Laurel Lamp Co.
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Beautiful walnut and brass Mid-Century Modern table lamp by Laurel Lamp Company. This is a classic and simple design that looks great with many styles. great condition. 5 inch sq...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Fluted Obelisk Lamps
Located in Rochester, NY
A great looking pair of rich cream white satin gloss lacquer painted composite and chrome tall fluted pyramidal obelisk table lamps by Fortune Lamp Co. - dated 1973 ( signed at botto...
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Composition, Chrome

  •  Fluted Obelisk Lamps
  •  Fluted Obelisk Lamps
  •  Fluted Obelisk Lamps
  •  Fluted Obelisk Lamps
H 40 in. Dm 7 in.
Laurel Desk Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Laurel Lamp, c.1960's, USA. This lamp features an adjustable and bendable gooseneck with blush colored metal shade containing a perforated detailing around the middle of the shade. T...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Pewter

  • Laurel Desk Lamp
  • Laurel Desk Lamp
  • Laurel Desk Lamp
  • Laurel Desk Lamp
H 20 in. W 7 in. D 12 in.
Laurel Lamp Company Mid Century Wishbone Touchier Floor Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Countryside, IL
Laurel lamp company mid century wishbone touchier floor lamp The lamp measures: 10 wide x 10 deep x 64 inches high Excellent vintage condition We take our photos in a contro...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Original 20th Century Bouillon Silver Plated Table Lamp 1920
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Table-lamp in the style of an antique oil-lamp Material used is brass silver plated, lacquered metal shade Suitable for the US.
Category

Early 20th Century Austrian Baroque Revival Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Metal

1960s Mahogany Table Lamp by Modeline Lamp Co.
By Modeline Lamp Co.
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A mahogany and brass table lamp with decorative stone rocks.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Stone, Brass

1960s Bronze and Oak Table Lamps by Westwood
By Westwood Lamps
Located in New York City, NY
Large pair of 1960s modern patinated bronze and oak table lamps by Westwood. Measures: Height to light socket 26".
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Crystal Glass and Brass Art Deco Floor Lamp, Re Edition
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Elaborate and artistic metalwork, with nifty bent brass parts, richly decorated with hand-cut crystal glass, with a column of crystal spheres in several sizes All components accor...
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2010s Austrian Art Deco Floor Lamps

Materials

Crystal, Brass

Ulrich Hoereth 1987 Designer Floor Lamp "Chinahut", Original Art Collection
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
A floor lamp designed by Ulrich Hoereth as a part of a family of lamps called: Solanaceae for the Woka Lamps Art collection, with an iron base, a swiveling and lacquered shade from i...
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Late 20th Century Austrian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel, Iron

Pair of Aged Brass Lamps by Westwood Industries
By Westwood Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Mid-Century lamps with a spiral form featuring a warm aged brass finish. Lamps have been rewired for use in the USA with gold silk cords and brass sockets. Shades not include...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Art Deco Style Bauhaus Office Table Lamp Re-Edition - "Office 2"
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Adjustable in height, swiveling, turnable head also available with a smaller shade. All components according to the UL regulations, with an additional charge we will UL-list and...
Category

2010s Austrian Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Original Jugendstil Table Lamps Early 20th Century
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Opulent decorated pair of table lamps in the form of a lyra Suitable for US.
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Table Lamps

Materials

Crystal, Brass

White Frosted Glass Table Lamp by Laurel Lamps
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A rare sculptural shape white frosted glass table lamp, designed in the 1960s by Laurel Lamp Company. The lamp has been newly rewired with a full range dimmer control on the wire. ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Pair Laurel Lamp Co. Steel I Beam Table Lamps, 1960's
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Classic, substantial pair Laurel Lamp Company Brushed and Black enameled Steel I Beam Table Lamps. Silver and Black. Industrial. Architectural. Statement lighting.
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Vintage 1960s American Machine Age Table Lamps

Materials

Steel, Nickel

Bernd Roger Bienert for Woka Art Collection, Floor Lamp
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Also available in a crystal version A monumental size floor lamp, designed by the choreographer Bernd Roger Bienert in 1989 for Woka Lamps   All components according to the UL ...
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2010s Austrian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Laurel Table Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Los Angeles, CA
single laurel table lamp
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Laurel Table Lamp
  • Laurel Table Lamp
  • Laurel Table Lamp
  • Laurel Table Lamp
H 35.5 in. Dm 12 in.
Quo Mini Cardboard and Brass Table Lamp, Diff. Colors Available
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Desklamp brass, cardboard, other colors on request. All components according to the UL regulations, with an additional charge we will UL-list and label our fixtures.
Category

2010s Austrian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Chinese Style Porcelain Lamp by the Marlboro Lamp Company
By Marlboro Lamp Co.
Located in New York, NY
Large ceramic table lamp in the Chinese style, made by noted lamp maker Marlboro Lamp Company Los Angeles. This example is in impeccable original condition and includes the original...
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Mid-20th Century American Chinese Export Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

1970s Chrome Tulip Lucite Leaf Lamps by Laurel Lamp Company
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Pair of chrome tulip based lamps with sculptural lucite leaves by Laurel Lamp Company, c. 1970's.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Mid Century Cylinder Lamp Att. to the Modeline Lamp Company
By Modeline Lamp Co.
Located in New York, NY
Extraordinary cylinder lamp having an undulating paper shade which surrounds the interior. The lamp has a wood frame, probably walnut, with vertical wood trim elements. The interior ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Wood, Parchment Paper

Bauer Lamp Company Lucite Brass and Glass Table Lamp
By Bauer Lamp Company
Located in Baltimore, MD
Empire revival lamp by Bauer Lamp Company. A classic empire style Lucite and brass lamp featuring a fluted Lucite column with a brass interior stem, square Lucite base topped with an...
Category

1990s American Empire Revival Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Brutalist Lamps by Laurel Lamp Mfg. Co
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of incredible brass sculptural table lamps on black metal bases. Brutalist lamps manufactured by the Laurel Lamp Company in Newark, N.J. They are identified as “Setarrah” by B...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Copper

Brutalist Mid Century Floor Lamp by the Laurel Lamp Co.
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A Brutalist styled metal floor lamp with tapered base going into a square shaft topped with a cream square linen shade, manufactured by the Laurel Lamp Company.
Category

Mid-20th Century American Brutalist Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Pair of White Lucite Table Lamps by Moss Lamps
By Moss Lamp Co. 1
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of angular lucite table lamps by the Moss lighting company. Lamps have a switch which lights up the inside portions in addition to the switch on the sockets. Lamps measure 9" w...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Lucite

Gruppe B.R.A.N.D. & Woka Art Collaboration 1989 Floor Lamp, Original
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
A floor lamp lighting sculpture, designed by Boris Brochard and Rudolf Weber as "Gruppe B.R.A.N.D." for the Woka Lamps Art collection in 1989. Swivelling brass stems covered with shr...
Category

Late 20th Century Austrian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Mid Century Rembrandt Lamp
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Pasadena, TX
Mid century lamp by Rembrandt Light Company Uniquely sculptural lamp in composite and brass. Original drum shade. Wired and working. Measures: 32? Width x 8.5? Depth x 22.5? ...
Category

Vintage 1960s North American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Acrylic, Bakelite

  • Mid Century Rembrandt Lamp
  • Mid Century Rembrandt Lamp
  • Mid Century Rembrandt Lamp
  • Mid Century Rembrandt Lamp
H 22.5 in. W 32 in. D 8.5 in.
Pair of Mahogany Figural Midcentury Lamps by Laurel Lamp Co.
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A pair of midcentury mahogany lamps by Laurel Lamp as featured in Don Draper's (Mad men) office. Arresting sculptural form that satisfies both art and lighting needs, late 1950s. The...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Enamel

Functional Mid-Century Modern Style Brass Desk Lamp, Re Edition
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
A very functional desk lamp, other versions are offered All components according to the UL regulations, with an additional charge we will UL-list and label our fixtures.
Category

2010s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Woka Jugendstil Vienna Secessionist Table Lamp, Re Edition with Opaline Shade
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Table light with opaline glass shade, handformed and sandcasted brass parts. All components according to the UL regulations, with an additional charge we will UL-list and label ou...
Category

2010s Austrian Jugendstil Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Art Deco Brass Table Lamp Contemporary Re-Edition Designed in 1924
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
A Woka Lamps design, edition 1924. Now manufactured at the Woka Workshop in Vienna. All components according to the UL regulations, with an additional charge we will UL-list an...
Category

2010s Austrian Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

1950's American Solid Brass Rare Lamp by Rembrandt Lamp Company
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in San Diego, CA
A beautiful table lamp by Rembrandt lamp Company, circa 1950's freshly rewired and polished, solid brass we replace and put a new harp the lamp its 29" tall and 8" diameter shade, we...
Category

20th Century Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Brushed Chrome Lamps by the Laurel Lamp Co.
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of chrome lamps manufactured by the Laurel Lamp Company, Newark, N.J. Lamps have been professionally rewired for 3-way light bulbs. We also added a 3 inch chrome neck with high ...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Original Early 20th Century Crystal Candelabra Table Lamp
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
Hand cut Crystal Bulbs with energy efficiency class A++ to E can be used for this lamp.  
Category

Early 20th Century Austrian Jugendstil Table Lamps

Materials

Crystal, Brass

Pair Laurel Lamp Co. American Danish Teak Teardrop Table Lamps, 1950's
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of mid century, American Danish Laurel Lamp Co. style teak table lamps. Featuring a Pear shape form in solid stacked turned Teak. 17H to top of socket. 12H to top of Teak. Shade...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Teak

Laurel Lamp Co. Lucite Leaf with Chrome Table Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Ferndale, MI
Two acrylic leaves mounted in chrome base. Produced by Laurel Lamp co. Shade not included.
Category

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

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Midcentury Brutalist Table Lamps for Laurel Lamp Co.
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
This sculptural and dynamic pair of Mid-Century Modern lamps were designed by Harold Weiss and Richard Barr for the illustrious Laurel Lamp Company in the United States, circa 1970. ...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Enamel, Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamp by Laurel Lamp Co.
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Mid-Century Modern aluminum floor lamp with frosted glass shade by Laurel Lamp Co.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Adjustable Angle Poise Desk Lamp by Faries Lamp Company
By Faries Lamp Co.
Located in New York, NY
Early American Industrial style brass and steel adjustable desk lamp by Faries Lamp Company, features two flex joints, and a swivel adjustment at the lower joint. Brass base and arm,...
Category

Early 20th Century American Industrial Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Steel

Laurel Mushroom Table Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Asbury Park, NJ
Classic Laurel Mushroom Lamp. This iconic table lamp never goes out of style and will look great in any setting.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Laurel Mushroom Table Lamp
  • Laurel Mushroom Table Lamp
  • Laurel Mushroom Table Lamp
  • Laurel Mushroom Table Lamp
H 17 in. Dm 13 in.
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Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of lamps for sale on 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, brass and glass, all lamps available were constructed with great care. There are 117781 antique and vintage lamps for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 12907 modern editions to choose from as well. Lamps have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of lamps to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Scandinavian Modern lamps are of considerable interest. Lamps have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Stilnovo, Artemide and Laurel Lamp Company are consistently popular.

How Much are Lamps?

Prices for lamps can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, lamps begin at $1 and can go as high as $9,000,000, while the average can fetch as much as $2,156.

Finding the Right Lighting for You

The right table lamp, outwardly sculptural chandelier or understated wall pendant can work wonders for your home. While we’re indebted to thinkers like Thomas Edison for critically important advancements in lighting and electricity, we’re still finding new ways to customize illumination to fit our personal spaces all these years later. 

Today, lighting designers like the self-taught Bec Brittain have used the flexible structure of LEDs to craft glamorous solutions by working with what is typically considered a harsh lighting source. By integrating glass and mirrors, reflection can be used to soften the glow from LEDs and warmly welcome light into any space.

Although contemporary innovators continue to impress, some of the classics can’t be beat. 

Just as gazing at the stars allows you to glimpse the universe’s past, vintage chandeliers like those designed by Gino Sarfatti and J. & L. Lobmeyr, for example, put on a similarly stunning show, each with a rich story to tell. As dazzling as it is, the Arco lamp, on the other hand, prioritizes functionality — it’s wholly mobile, no drilling required. Designed in 1962 by architect-product designers Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the piece takes the traditional form of a streetlamp and creates an elegant, arching floor fixture for at-home use. There is no shortage of modernist lighting similarly prized by collectors and casual enthusiasts alike — the Tripod floor lamp by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Greta Magnusson-Grossman's sleek and minimalist Grasshopper lamps and, of course, the wealth of postwar experimental lighting that emerged from Italian artisans at Arredoluce, FLOS and many more are hallmarks in illumination innovation. 

With decades of design evolution behind it, home lighting is no longer just practical. Crystalline shaping by designers like Gabriel Scott turns every lighting apparatus into a luxury accessory. A new installation doesn’t merely showcase a space; carefully chosen ceiling lights, table lamps and floor lamps can create a mood, spotlight a favorite piece or highlight your unique personality.

The sparkle that your space has been missing is waiting for you amid the growing collection of antique, vintage and contemporary lighting on 1stDibs.

Questions About Lamps
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Herman Miller makes Nelson bubble lamps. George Nelson first created the steel lamps with silk shades in 1952 with inspiration from a set of Swedish silk lamps that he had passed on purchasing due to their price. It was his desire to produce something similar for a more accessible price. On 1stDibs, find a collection of George Nelson lighting.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A Zen lamp creates soothing ambient lighting. Often made of metal, glass or brass, Zen lamps come in table-top, floor, and ceiling-mounted pendant styles and diffuse the light through a variety of shade types. Shop a collection of Zen lamps from sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    What the meaning of rose quartz is comes down largely to personal beliefs. Some people associate the gemstone with healing, rejuvenation and recovery. Others think it symbolizes unconditional or everlasting love. On 1stDibs, find a collection of rose quartz gemstone jewelry.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 19, 2021
    A good reading lamp is a matter of personal choice. In general, halogen and fluorescent bulb lamps are better for reading than standard incandescent bulb lamps. Shop a range of antique and vintage reading lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 24, 2021
    Gas lamps work by burning fuel like kerosene, propane or white gas to produce heat. It is the heat that causes the mantles to produce light. Gas lamps generally include an ignition valve that is located in the collar of the fixture, allowing you to turn it on or off. Find antique gas lamps and vintage lanterns on 1stDibs.