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Maison Charles "Lotus" Table lamp
By Maison Charles
Located in Miami, FL
Maison Charles "Lotus" table lamp, 2 patina bronze. 3 lights, 60 watt max bulb.
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

  • Maison Charles "Lotus" Table lamp
  • Maison Charles "Lotus" Table lamp
  • Maison Charles "Lotus" Table lamp
  • Maison Charles "Lotus" Table lamp
H 29 in. W 5 in. D 5 in.
Pair of modernist "lotus" table lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of brass modernist "lotus" table lamps.
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Lotus Table Lamp by Serena Confalonieri
By Serena Confalonieri
Located in Geneve, CH
Lotus table lamp by Serena Confalonieri Dimensions: 36 x 36 x 48 cm Materials: Brown glass and metal With its fascinating shape and heady scent, for many Asian cultures, the lot...
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2010s Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Lotus Table Lamp by Serena Confalonieri
  • Lotus Table Lamp by Serena Confalonieri
  • Lotus Table Lamp by Serena Confalonieri
  • Lotus Table Lamp by Serena Confalonieri
H 18.9 in. W 14.18 in. D 14.18 in.
Lotus Table Lamp by Mason Editions
By Mason Editions
Located in Milan, IT
A fascinating design inspired by the lotus flower, this stunning table lamp embodies elegance, perfection, purity, and grace. Designed by Serena Confalonieri, this lamp is composed o...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

  • Lotus Table Lamp by Mason Editions
  • Lotus Table Lamp by Mason Editions
  • Lotus Table Lamp by Mason Editions
  • Lotus Table Lamp by Mason Editions
H 18.9 in. W 14.18 in. D 14.18 in.
1950s 'Full Bloom' Lotus Table Lamp
Located in London, GB
1950s Italian table lamp in the form of a lotus in full bloom, cast in acrylic. Tiered brass and cream acrylic base.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Acrylic

Brass and Enameled Metal Lotus Table Lamp
By Maison Charles et Fils
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Patinated brass and enameled metal table lotus table lamp, circa late 1960s. This elegant example has a brass lotus base, white enameled metal stem and has been outfitted with a new ...
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Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Brass and Enameled Metal Lotus Table Lamp
  • Brass and Enameled Metal Lotus Table Lamp
  • Brass and Enameled Metal Lotus Table Lamp
  • Brass and Enameled Metal Lotus Table Lamp
H 42 in. W 8.5 in. D 8.5 in.
Large Ceramic Asian Influence Lotus Form Table Lamp
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Chic and stylish ceramic table lamp of impressive scale in the Asian taste. The lamp has a Lotus form body with an exaggerated elongated neck, on a black wooden base. Original drum s...
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Mid-20th Century American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Ceramic Sculptural Lotus Table lamp with Whipstitch Shade
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Vintage Mid-Century ceramic sculptural lotus table lamp with original fiberglass whip-stitch shade. This unique lamp features a ceramic base with a brass stem that branches out to...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Lotus Table Lamp in Pink by Mason Editions
By Mason Editions
Located in Milan, IT
This sophisticated design by Serena Confalonieri is inspired by the lotus flower, symbol of perfection, purity and grace. Sensual and elegant, this table lamp has a 1960s vibe with a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

  • Lotus Table Lamp in Pink by Mason Editions
  • Lotus Table Lamp in Pink by Mason Editions
  • Lotus Table Lamp in Pink by Mason Editions
  • Lotus Table Lamp in Pink by Mason Editions
H 18.9 in. W 14.18 in. D 14.18 in.
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Lotus Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of early 1960's American brass-trimmed grey-painted wood table lamps crafted in the form of open lotuses resting upon gently arched bases.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Rare "Lotus" Table Lamp by Gianfranco Frattini for Meroni
By Gianfranco Frattini, Meroni
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare lotus table lamp by Gianfranco Frattini for Meroni. Designed and manufactured in Italy, 1966. Wooden ring stand, glass base, metal armature covered in fabric. Shade is secured b...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Gianfranco Frattini Lotus Table Lamp for Meroni, Italy, 1960s
By Gianfranco Frattini, Meroni
Located in Maastricht, NL
A Lotus table lamp designed by Gianfranco Frattini for Meroni in 1966. The lamp is made of a lacquered wooden ring base on which a glass flask filled with transparent liquid stands, ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Post-Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Chrome

Pair of Maison Charles St.Flower Lotus Table Lamps
By Maison Charles et Fils
Located in Miami, FL
Pair of French Lotus flower Table Lamps nickel plated in the manner of Maison Charles. Measurements : Base 5"* 5" US wired and in working condition.
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Verdigris Patinated Brass Lotus Lamp by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Verdigris patinated brass lotus lamp by Marbro Measure: 28 inches to the top of lotus.
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Vintage 1970s American Brutalist Table Lamps

Brutalist Lotus Table Lamp in Brass Signed by Moerenhout, 1970s
By Paul Moerenhout
Located in Neervelp, BE
Stunning handmade table lamp signed by Paul Moerenhout. He was a midcentury artist and designer and manufactured brass/bronze table lamps, mostly natural designs, in a beautiful w...
Category

Vintage 1970s Belgian Brutalist Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Bronze

Brass Lotus Leaf Table Lamp
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Tall midcentury table lamp composed with brass lotus leaves on a brass stem set in a brass disk base.
Category

20th Century Philippine Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Brass Lotus Leaf Table Lamp
  • Brass Lotus Leaf Table Lamp
  • Brass Lotus Leaf Table Lamp
  • Brass Lotus Leaf Table Lamp
H 38.5 in. Dm 9 in.
Brass Lotus Blossom Table Lamp
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Brass sculptural repousse lotus blossom and leaf lamp. Uses 1-60 watt recommended max A or Edison base bulb. Newly wired for US. 15" H to top of lotus flower X 9.5" at widest. 18....
Category

Vintage 1960s Hong Kong Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Brass Lotus Blossom Table Lamp
  • Brass Lotus Blossom Table Lamp
  • Brass Lotus Blossom Table Lamp
  • Brass Lotus Blossom Table Lamp
H 19.5 in. Dm 9.5 in.
Molded Acrylic Lotus Flower Table Lamp
By Karl Springer
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-century modern acrylic lotus flower table lamp.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Lucite

  • Molded Acrylic Lotus Flower Table Lamp
  • Molded Acrylic Lotus Flower Table Lamp
  • Molded Acrylic Lotus Flower Table Lamp
  • Molded Acrylic Lotus Flower Table Lamp
H 28 in. W 22 in. D 22 in.
Tropical Brass Lotus Flower Table Lamp
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Sculptural brass table lamp depicting a lotus flower in various stages of development. Hand polished and lacquered fro easy care.
Category

20th Century Hong Kong Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Tropical Brass Lotus Flower Table Lamp
  • Tropical Brass Lotus Flower Table Lamp
  • Tropical Brass Lotus Flower Table Lamp
  • Tropical Brass Lotus Flower Table Lamp
H 32 in. W 14 in. D 11 in.
Vintage Pair of Chinoiserie Lotus Table Lamps Orange & Navy Blue Brass Pagoda
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage chinoiserie pair of navy blue & orange lotus flower ceramic table lamps. Brass pagoda tops, wood base. All new wiring and brass sockets. No chips or breaks. Lamps are 25.5 H...
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Vintage 1970s American Chinoiserie Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Two Large Mid-Century Modern Murano Glass Lotus Table Lamps Attributed to Seguso
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Dallas, TX
Large pair of Mid-Century Modern lotus flower Murano glass table or desk lamps, attributed to Seguso, Italy, 1960s. Hand blown glass, beige with gold leaf accents. Brass mounts. 1 ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Rougier Lucite Lotus Lamp
By Roger Rougier
Located in Stamford, CT
Roger Rougier Lucite lotus table lamp. A multiple Lucite leaf lotus flower with a center light bulb socket form this table lamp.
Category

Vintage 1970s Canadian Table Lamps

Materials

Lucite

  • Rougier Lucite Lotus Lamp
  • Rougier Lucite Lotus Lamp
  • Rougier Lucite Lotus Lamp
  • Rougier Lucite Lotus Lamp
H 16 in. Dm 15 in.
Asian Carved Bronze Lotus Flower Table Lamp
Located in West Hartford, CT
Mid century Asian bronze table lamp features carved pierced lotus flowers all around. It sits on a round wooden base. Features Leviton socket.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Mid-Century Brass Lotus Motif Table Lamp
By Stiffel
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Nice Mid-Century Modern table lamp by Stiffel.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Asian Style Ceramic Lotus Leaf Table Lamps, Pair
Located in Amherst, NH
1960s pair of white Asian style ceramic lamps with lotus flowers and a round wood base. The ceramic lamps are also round and the leaves cover the base of the lamp. The lamps are wire...
Category

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

Materials

Ceramic, Wood

Maison Charles Brass Table Lamp "Lotus", France, circa 1960
By Maison Charles
Located in Brussels, BE
Maison Charles brass table lamp "Lotus", France, circa 1960.
Category

Vintage 1960s French Organic Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Lotus Shaped Table Lamp by Rougier, Canada, circa 1970s
By Maison Rougier
Located in Geneva, CH
Lotus shaped table lamp by Rougier, Canada circa 1970 6 pink petals, brass base.
Category

Vintage 1970s Canadian Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Lotus Shaped Rougier Table Lamps, Canada 1970s ipso facto
By Maison Rougier
Located in New York, NY
Unlike most Rougier table lamps, these ones feature six petals instead of three ; excellent vintage condition ; will feature European bulbs ; European socket and wiring.item is curre...
Category

Vintage 1970s Canadian Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Maison Charles "Lotus Lamps"
By Maison Charles et Fils
Located in Mt. Kisco, NY
Pair of stamped Maison Charles "Lotus" lamps
Category

20th Century French Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Brass Lotus Lamp Attributed to Feldaman
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Polished and rewired brass lotus lamp attributed to Feldman lighting Co. Height is to top of harp and diameter is base.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Maison Charles Neoclassical Lotus Bronze Table Lamp Black & Gold Shade
By Maison Charles
Located in Miami, FL
Superb pair of Maison Charles French neoclassical lotus table lamp in solid polished and lacquered bronze. US rewired with golden Fabric Cord and has in between a transparent Hand S...
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Vintage 1960s French Neoclassical Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Maison Charles Lotus Bronze Table Lamp French Art Deco
By Maison Charles
Located in Miami, FL
Superb pair of Maison Charles table lamp, model‚ Lotus. US rewired and in working condition. Two lights, 40 watt max bulb per light. Measure: Base is 4.5 inches by 4.5 inches.
Category

Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze, Nickel

Tiffany Style Inlaid & Handcrafted Dragonfly & Lotus Flower Table or Desk Lamp
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and highly decorative Art Nouveau style lamp. This wonderful and practical size lamp will grace any table or small cabinet that you may want to place it on. The patinated brass...
Category

Late 20th Century European Art Nouveau Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

SATURDAY SALE. Pair Of Maison Charles Lotus Flower St Table Lamps
By Maison Charles et Fils
Located in Miami, FL
Lotus flower nickel plated Table lamps in the style of Maison Charles
Category

20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Maison Charles French Art Deco Lotus Bronze Table Lamp Black & Gold Shade, Pair
By Maison Charles
Located in Miami, FL
Superb pair of Maison Charles French Art Deco lotus table lamp in bronze with black and gold paper shade. US rewired and in working condition and each Lamp takes two light bulbs max...
Category

Vintage 1960s French Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Nickel

Tiffany Studios New York "Lotus Bell" Desk Lamp
By Tiffany Studios
Located in New York, NY
This Tiffany Studios New York leaded glass “Lotus Bell” desk lamp features a beautiful, bell-shaped shade decorated with a cascading geometric design and ombré honey-hued glass tiles...
Category

Antique Early 1900s North American Art Nouveau Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Lotus Leaf Lamps by the Stiffel Lamp Co.
By Stiffel
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of lotus lamps manufactured by the Stiffel Lighting Company. Lamps have been newly rewired. Lamps are 32" high from base to bottom of socket. Base is 8.5" square. Lamp shades no...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Steel

Vintage Hollywood Regency Blanc de Chine Lotus Lamp
Located in San Antonio, TX
This very tall and grand lamp is made from a beautiful white vase in the shape of a lotus at the base. The lamp has been newly wired and includes a dark wood plinth base as well as a...
Category

Mid-20th Century Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain, Wood

Lotus Lamp LT305 by Carlo Nason, 1969
By Carlo Nason
Located in Brussels, BE
Lotus lamp LT305 by Carlo Nason 1969.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Murano Glass

A bespoken Stiffel brass lamp with a lotus design base
By Stiffel
Located in Atlanta, GA
A quite dramatic tall table lamp made by Stiffel lamps USA circa 1960s. Brass construction with a single socket on candlestick-style enamel tubular stand set in a petaled lotus flowe...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Enamel

Pair of Brass Lotus Lamps in Verdigris Patina
By Feldman Lighting Co.
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of brass lotus lamps in verdigris patina. Lampshades are extra $150 each and are 18" diameter by 8.5" high. Each lamp is 32.5" to the top of finial, 14" wide and 10" deep.
Category

Vintage 1960s Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Vintage Italian Gilded Tole Lotus Lamps
Located in Cathedral City, CA
An elegant pair of vintage Italian gilded tole lotus lamps. The lotus flowers and leaves have wonderful detail. Has original harps and finials but sold without shades to make it easi...
Category

20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Lotus Lamps with Adjustable Colour Liquid, Italy, 1960s
By Gianfranco Frattini, Meroni
Located in Maastricht, NL
A set of two Lotus table lamps designed by Gianfranco Frattini for Meroni in 1966. The lamps are made of a lacquered wooden ring base on which a glass flask filled with transparent g...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Post-Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Chic American Ceramic 'Lotus' Lamp by Gerald Thurston for Lightolier
By Gerald Thurston
Located in San Francisco, CA
A chic American midcentury ceramic 'lotus' lamp by Gerald Thurston for Lightolier; the tall lamp fitted with graduated lotus style ceramic cups joined by brass dividers.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Hollywood Regency Lotus Flower Lamp in Polished Brass by Feldman c. 1960
By Feldman Lighting Co.
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Sculptural brass lotus flower lamp by Feldman Lighting Company often described as in the style of Tommi Parzinger. When originally sold, Feldman Lotus Lamps were customized to the bu...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

1970 Decor Lotus Lamp Silver Bronze, Shagreen, Agate, Duval Brasseur Unsigned
By Jacques Duval Brasseur
Located in Paris, FR
Lamp decorated with a decor of Lotus, the surrounding in silvered bronze, the body sheathed in shagreen and all adorned with a slice of agate, the base is in silver or nickel-plated ...
Category

Vintage 1970s European Space Age Table Lamps

Materials

Agate, Bronze

Mid-Century Modern Marbro Brass Lamp with Fruit on a Lotus Base
Located in San Antonio, TX
Large Mid-century Marbro brass lamp with pair of plum fruit decoration and resting on a lotus form base with original maker's tag and a new modern silk shade. Lamp measures: 20....
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Silk, Wood

A Midcentury Pair of Lotus Base Lamps in the Style of Tommaso Barbi
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in New York, NY
A pair of vintage lamps, inspired by Italian designer Tommaso Barbi, in white enameled metal column stems with brass lotus flower base, on waisted bun-foot and raised platform. Good ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Metal

Brass and melamine lotus lamp by le Dauphin - France 1970's - Ipso Facto
By Maison Le Dauphin
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful le Dauphin lotus lamp in brass and red melamine European socket and wiring lamp base is 5*5 inches Shade sold separetely Item currently located in France
Category

Vintage 1970s French Table Lamps

Interlocking Lotus Contemporary Table Light in Brass and Silk by Ori Home
Located in London, GB
The intricate embroidery features a visualised Chinese proverb, “The lotus root may be severed, but its fibered threads are still connected.” This expression is used to describe how ...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Brass Chinese Lotus Lantern by Chapman
By Chapman Manufacturing Company
Located in New York, NY
An elaborate brass lantern with a chinoiserie motif comprising lotus leaf crown atop a chased and pierced column that is supported by a pierced lantern that holds a bulb; this is sup...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Chinese White Porcelain Blanc de Chine Guanyin And Lotus Leaf Lamps
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Pair of early 20th century Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin table lamps. The porcelain lamps are standing on a gilded bronze lotus leaf base.         
Category

Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain, Hardwood

Figural Blanc De Chine Lamp of Quan Yin with an Silk Lotus Flower Shade
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A Blanc De Chine lamp depicting a standing figure Quan Yin holding aloft a basket of roses set on a wooden base and featuring a unique original silk shade in the shape of a lotus flo...
Category

Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

Japanese Meiji Bronze Lotus Electrified Oil Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Meiji period electrified oil table lamp with lotus shaped base and original glass shades. The piece is in great antique condition with age-appropriate wear and use and a des...
Category

Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork

Materials

Bronze

Feldman Lotus Flower Lamp in the Style of Parzinger, circa 1960
By Feldman Lighting Co.
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Large, sculptural brass lotus flower lamp by Feldman Lighting Company often described as in the style of Tommi Parzinger. When originally sold, Feldman lotus lamps were customized to...
Category

Vintage 1960s Hong Kong Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Maison Charles "Lotus" Table Lamps
Located in Mt. Kisco, NY
Pair of Very Special Bronze Table Lamps. The Style is "Lotus" from the "Classique" Collection
Category

Vintage 1950s French Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

1950s Italian Lotus Table Lamp
Located in London, GB
Unusual, Italian Lamp in the form of a pink lotus flower emanating from a brass stepped base.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • 1950s Italian Lotus Table Lamp
  • 1950s Italian Lotus Table Lamp
  • 1950s Italian Lotus Table Lamp
  • 1950s Italian Lotus Table Lamp
H 15.75 in. Dm 6.25 in.
1950's ITALIAN LOTUS TABLE LAMP
Located in London, GB
Unusual, Italian Lamp in the form of a white lotus flower with pink 'marbling' emanating form a 'bronze' stepped base, all cast in acrylic. We have two pieces (see other entry). T...
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • 1950's ITALIAN LOTUS TABLE LAMP
  • 1950's ITALIAN LOTUS TABLE LAMP
  • 1950's ITALIAN LOTUS TABLE LAMP
  • 1950's ITALIAN LOTUS TABLE LAMP
H 15.75 in. Dm 6.25 in.
Pair of Brass Lotus Table Lamps
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Pair of table lamps custom designed and made by F.S. Henemader, in the Feldman manner, each with four layers of exotic brass flowers on Lucite stands.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Pair of Plaster Lotus Table Lamps
Located in East Hampton, NY
These early and highly sought after high lacquered plastered table lamps have been refinished to perfection. Shades NOT included.
Category

Vintage 1940s American Table Lamps

Materials

Plaster

  • Pair of Plaster Lotus Table Lamps
  • Pair of Plaster Lotus Table Lamps
  • Pair of Plaster Lotus Table Lamps
  • Pair of Plaster Lotus Table Lamps
H 32 in. W 10 in. D 10 in.
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Lotus Table Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal lotus table lamp for your home. Frequently made of metal, brass and ceramic, every lotus table lamp was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a lotus table lamp, we have 34 options in-stock, while there are 3 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect lotus table lamp — we have versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A lotus table lamp, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency or Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. A well-made lotus table lamp has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Maison Charles, Stiffel and Gianfranco Frattini are consistently popular.

How Much is a Lotus Table Lamp?

The average selling price for a lotus table lamp at 1stDibs is $2,950, while they’re typically $638 on the low end and $17,989 for the highest priced.

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.