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Elegant Mid Century Blue Craquelure Glaze Table Lamp
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Elegant and sophisticated table lamp of graceful elongated shape. Original, clean, and working condition. Total H 36 x H of ceramic body 24 inches.
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Mid-20th Century American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Blue Murano Glass Table Lamp by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern Blue Murano Glass Table Lamp by Marbro A large Mid-Century Murano glass table lamp by Marbro Lamp Co. supported by an ebonized wood base with brass fittings. The ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps by Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in New York City, NY
1960s modern chrome and walnut table lamps by Laurel, newly rewired and ready to use. Shades for photography only. Height to light socket 25".
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

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H 33 in. W 5.25 in. D 5.25 in.
Mid-Century Modern Blue Glass Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century Modern pair of table lamps with a clear blue glass body atop a round giltwood base. The pair was likely made in the mid-20th century and is in great vintage condition.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass, Wood

Mid-Century Style Blue Table Lamp
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Small table lamp with unique sculpted design and fun blue color. Matching shade included. (Please confirm item location, NY or NJ, with dealer).  
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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H 24 in. W 13 in. D 13 in.
Blue Glaze Mid-Century Table Lamp
By Raymor
Located in New York, NY
Blue glaze Mid Century table lamp, mounted on original walnut base. Height dimension in listing includes harp, height to top of ceramic body is 24.75. Also offering the orange compan...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Wood, Ceramic

Bulbous Opaline Blue Glass Table Lamp
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Bulbous body with opaline to translucent blue glass body on metal base. Elegant elongated form, sophisticated and chic color way, clean, original, working and ready to use. H to top ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Mid Century Swedish Blue Glass Table Lamp, 1970s
Located in Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées
Swedish blue glass table lamp, 1970s Turquoise glass table lamp made in Sweden. Good condtion Measures: Height 39cm, width 12cm Height with shade 53cm Shade not included.
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Vintage 1970s French Table Lamps

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Glass

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H 15.36 in. W 4.73 in. D 4.73 in.
Mid Century Blue Stoneware Table Lamp by Martz
By Marshall Studios, Gordon & Jane Martz
Located in San Jose, CA
Mid-century ceramic and walnut lamp by Gordon and Jane Martz for Marshall Studios. This oversized lamp features a sculptural stacked form with a glossy deep blue glaze finish. Includ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Walnut

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Blue Ceramic Table Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fabulously handcrafted pair of midcentury table lamps that feature a ceramic enameled vase in blue color with a chrome neck and bottom. The pair comes with new, gray color fabric s...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Steel

Rembrandt Brass and Azure Blue Table Lamp
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Unique open body brass table lamp from the Rembrandt Lighting Masterpiece collection. The four part body has vertical eyelet openings that reveal the azure blue lacquered underside. ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Murano Blue Art Glass Brass Bronze Pair Obelisk Marbro Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful Mid-Century Modern transitional pair of Murano style blue glass and brass / bronze obelisk form lamps by The Marbro Lamp Company.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Bronze

Mid-Century Modern Lamp Cobalt Blue glass
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Deco design modern lamp made of cobalt blue glass shades stacked up and mounted on marble base. Single socket and 7" harp. No shade designers sample from a lighting showroom in LA. N...
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2010s North American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Glass

Mid-Century Modern Sputnik Table Lamp
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Sputnik Table Lamp
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Chrome

Mid-20th Century Italian Blue Glazed Pottery Lamp
Located in Atlanta, GA
Mid-20th century Italian blue glazed pottery lamp New wiring.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Pottery

Blue Turquoise Glassed Pottery Brass Base Mid-Century Table Lamp
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Nice glazed pottery table lamp with brass rings.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Mid-Century Modern Blue Hand Blown Art Glass Table Lamp
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-Century Modern blue hand blown art glass table lamp. The lamp has a wooden base, brass details and comes with Harp and Finial. It is in perfect working condition and uses a max...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Monumental Pair of Blue Ceramic Table Lamps Panton Shades
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a massive pair of blue ceramic table lamps, with their original and groovy shades and finials, circa the 1960s. The lamps are in excellent vintage condition...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Handmade Blue Danish Mid-Century Modern Stoneware table lamp by Soholm
By Soholm Pottery
Located in Berlin, DE
Handmade Blue Danish Mid-Century Modern Stoneware table lamp by Soholm Table lamp made of stoneware with ceramic glazing in different tones of blue. Circular pattern to the base of ...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stoneware, Ceramic

Pair of Blue Danish Mid-Century Modern table lamps by Soholm
By Søholm Stentøj
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of Blue Danish Mid-Century Modern table lamps by Soholm Pair of ceramic table lamps with beautiful glazing in different blue tones produced by Danish company Soholm Stentoj. Th...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Blue Green Drip Glaze Table Lamps
Located in Wilmington, DE
Pair of Mid-Century Modern blue green drip glaze table lamps Offered is a unique Mid-Century Modern pair of table lamps. They are made of blue and green drip-glazed ceramic with b...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Blue Ceramic and Teak Table Lamps with Fabric Shades
Located in New York, NY
American Mid-Century Modern pair of table lamps in blue ceramic and teak wood accents, with large fabric shades. The pair was likely made during the 1950s in the United States and is...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Fabric, Teak, Ceramic

Stiffel, Blue Ceramic, Mid-Century Modern Table Lamp with Original Shade
By Stiffel
Located in Tucson, AZ
Stiffel, blue ceramic and brass Mid-Century Modern table lamp with original shade. Good vintage condition.   
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Large Textured Blue & White Ceramic Italian Mid-century Table Lamps, Signed.
Located in Dallas, TX
Large handcrafted blue and white ceramic pair of table lamps, signed by the artist, Italy, 1980s. The Vintage lamps ceramic work is textured, creating an irregular surface, with diff...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Large French Blue Mid-20th Century Double Gourd Table Lamps
Located in London, GB
An exceptional pair of French mid-20th century ribbed double gourd vases, with the most magnificent blue glaze, now mounted as lamps, with hand gilded turned bases. Height of vase...
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Mid-20th Century French Table Lamps

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Porcelain

Pair of Large Round White/Blue Murano Glass Table Lamps, Mid-Century Modern
By Carlo Nason
Located in Dallas, TX
Mid-Century Modern Italian table lamps comprised of blue and milk Murano glass, Carlo Nason style. Hand painted/colored glass, with black opaque glass base. Newly wired,   Italy, Mu...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Drip Glaze Blue and Green Table Lamp Mid-Century Modern Vintage
By Hollywood Glam
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage blue and green drip glaze table lamp with polished brass base, Mid-Century Modern. Tested, working order.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Danish Mid-Century Modern Blue & Green Ceramic Table Lamp by Lyskær Belysning
By Lyskjaer Belysning
Located in Berlin, DE
This ceramic table lamp was produced by Lyskaer in Denmark in the 1960s. The lamp is a model No. 57-25. It has some beautifully geometrically pattern in blue and green tones. The lam...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Mid-Century Ceramic Blue Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A stunning pair of ceramic urn lamps in a beautiful shade of blue on a brass base with cream colored drum shade.
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20th Century American Table Lamps

Blue Mid Century Modern Ceramic Table Lamp by Norrmans-Motola Finland circa 1960
Located in Vienna, AT
Ceramic rustic table lamp in the colors pink, light-blue and dark-blue by Norrmans-Motola, Finland, circa 1960. The table lamp was marked. The lampshade is renewed with blue cotton f...
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Vintage 1960s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Mid-20th Century Murano Aqua Blue Glass Table Lamp, circa 1960
Located in San Francisco, CA
Gorgeous mid-20th century Murano aqua blue glass lamp, circa 1960 Solid brass base Dimensions 8" x 8" at the base 11" diameter at the body x 22.5" to the top of the glass ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Tall Danish Mid-Century Modern Green and Blue Table Lamp from Søholm
By Soholm Pottery
Located in Berlin, DE
This ceramic table lamp was produced by the Danish company Søholm. It has a green and blue colored glazing and a geometrically shaped pattern. The lamp has been rewired for European ...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stoneware, Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Large Oversize Glazed Pottery Table lamp Blue and Chrome
By Gordon Martz
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Striking basket weave pattern vase shape Mid-Century Modern ceramic table lamp.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Italian Mid-Century Murano Glass Table Lamps Blue-Gold Colored
Located in Salzburg, AT
Exceptional Murano glass table lamps in dark blue and gold. The conical shade is hand painted in several colors. The shade is gold-colored on the inside, which creates a warm light...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Foil

Vintage Mid Century Modern Italian Iridescent Blue Art Glass Tall Table Lamp
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Italian Iridescent Blue Art Glass Tall Table Lamp. Circa Mid 20th Century. Measurements: 49" H x 12" Diameter.
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Mid-20th Century North American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Metal

Mid Century Tall Rimini Blue Bitossi Lamp by Aldo Londi
By Bitossi, Aldo Londi
Located in San Jose, CA
Vintage tall ceramic pottery lamp designed by Aldo Londi for Bitossi, made in Italy. This piece features a textural etched geometric design finished in a Rimini blue glaze. Offere...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Mid-20th Century Glazed Blue Porcelain Lamp, Brass Base
Located in Atlanta, GA
Single mid-20th century glazed blue porcelain lamp, brass base New wiring.
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Mid-20th Century Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Blue Mid-Century Modern Stoneware table Lamps model 1203 by Søholm
By Soholm Pottery
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of Blue Mid-Century Modern Stoneware table Lamps model 1203 by Søholm Pair of blue table lamps made of stoneware with ceramic glazing in light blue. The bases feature ceramic a...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stoneware, Ceramic

Elegant Mid-20th Century Blue Ceramic Table Lamp Free Form circa 1950
Located in Neuilly-en- sancerre, FR
Elegant ceramic table lamp, circa 1950. Original mid-20th century lighting design, beautiful blue ceramic glaze color. Original perfect condition Signed under the base So...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Mid Century Italian Modern Blue Glazed Ceramic Pottery Table Lamps
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Remarkable pair of quality vintage blue glazed ceramic sculptural table lamps. The pair features glazed ceramic uppers resting on brass and painted wood bases with three-way sockets.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Bauer Lamp Company Lucite, Chrome and Glass Table Lamps, 1993
By Bauer Lamp Company
Located in Miami, FL
Bauer Lamp Company Lucite, Chrome and Glass Table Lamps, 1993 Offered for sale is a pair of Lucite, glass and chrome table lamps by the Bauer Lamp Company dated 1993. The lamps have...
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1990s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Mid Century Modern Blue Glass Vintage Table Lamp by Flavio Poli, 1950s, Italy
By Flavio Poli
Located in Vienna, AT
The glass base was colored in a elegant composition of blue and amber and was designed by Flavio Poli and executed by Seguso, Italy 1950s. Also the lamp base shows a elegant shape. A...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps with Illuminated Base in Blue and Milk Glass
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century modern lamps with illuminated bodies of textured blue glass. Features include a milk glass geometric 'H' pattern circling the body of the lamps allowing the central light...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass, Milk Glass

Mid-Century Modern Dark Blue Classic Sty Ceramic & Bronze Table Lamp France 1950
Located in Dallas, TX
Single Mid-Century Modern dark blue ceramic and bronze base table or desk lamp, France, 1950s Sold with a new ivory fabric shade. Two-light, rewired for the US. Diameter without t...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Bronze

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Metal Table Lamp, France, 1950
Located in Vienna, AT
A mid century modern vintage metal table lamp, which shows a renewed blue textile fabric lamp shade and a round metal black lacquered base. The table lamp lights with one E 27 bulb ...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Blue Fat Lava Drip Glazed Ceramic Table Lamp Brass Finial
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a uniquely shaped, blue fat lava drip glazed ceramic table lamp, with original shade and cylindrical brass finial, circa 1960s. In excellent condition. The ...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Mid-20th Century Brass Mounted Blue Pottery Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of mid-20th century brass-mounted blue pottery lamps Brand new wiring.
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Mid-20th Century Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern WMF Ikora Table Blue Glass Lamp with Pig Skin Shade
By WMF Ikora
Located in Zurich, CH
Mid-Century Modern WMF Ikora table blue glass lamp with pig skin shade.
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Blue Gold Vintage Glass Table Lamp by Barovier & Toso, Italy
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Vienna, AT
This delicate high-quality Mid-Century Modern blue and gold vintage glass table lamp by Barovier & Toso, Italy shows a turned hand blown light blue glass corpus and a renewed golden ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Blue and Orange Murano Glass Table Lamp, 1950s, Italy
Located in Vienna, AT
A Mid-Century Modern vintage blue and orange Murano glass table lamp, which shows turned glass base and brass details. This delicate piece was designed and made out in Murano, Venice...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Tall Blue Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps by Maria Philippi for Soholm
By Maria Philippi, Søholm Stentøj
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of tall blue Mid-Century Modern table lamps by Maria Philippi for Soholm Beautiful Mid-Century Modern handmade stoneware table lamps by German designer Maria Philippi (1927-200...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stoneware, Ceramic

Pair of tall blue Mid-Century Stoneware table lamps by Einar Johansen for Søholm
By Einar Johansen, Soholm Pottery
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of tall table lamps made of stoneware with ceramic glazing in different tones of blue. Graphic pattern to the base of the lamp. Designed by Einar Johansen and produced by Danish...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Stoneware

Fabulous Pair of Mid-Century Lamps with a Cerulean Blue Glazed Finish
By Frederick Cooper
Located in New York, NY
Fabulous pair of midcentury lamps by Frederick Cooper. The lamps have a stunning cerulean blue crackle glazed finish and they sit on wooden bases. They have been newly rewired wit...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Pair of Anglo Indian Large Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of etched and silvered brass table lamps from India made in the Persian style. Large-scale and beautifully proportioned with delicate integrated decoration. Retaining the origin...
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Vintage 1950s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Alberto Donà Mid-Century Modern Blue Italian Murano Pair of Table Lamps, 1975
By Alberto Donà
Located in Murano, Venezia
Created in 1975 by glass master Alberto Donà, this lamp is very simple but effective. The blue glass, protagonist of the lamp body, is supported by a brass frame that makes it even m...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass, Art Glass

Large Italian Mid-Century Modern Glazed Pottery Table Lamp
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A very large and handsome looking glazed ceramic pottery lamp. Beautiful shades of blue that will cheer up any room.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern dark blue Stoneware table lamps model 1046 by Soholm
By Soholm Pottery
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of Mid-Century Modern dark blue Stoneware table lamps model 1046 by Soholm Pair of dark blue table lamps made of stoneware with ceramic glazing. Produced by Danish company Soho...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stoneware, Ceramic

Pair of Seguso for Marbro Murano Glass Lamps Mid-Century Modern
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte, The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in North Miami, FL
These stunning pair of vintage Mid-Century Modern Seguso for Marbro Co. ribbed luscious turquoise or Caribbean sky blue Murano glass lamps have white lacquered bases. The luminosity ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel

Mid Century Modern Table Lamp with Blue and Green Glaze by Bitossi for Raymor
By Raymor, Bitossi
Located in Framingham, MA
Beautiful blue & green glaze sgraffito ceramic Italian Mid-Century Modern lamp by Bitossi for Raymor, 1960s. Signed. Excellent condition, one tiny fleck of glaze loss, looks like it ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Pottery

Mid-Century Modern Blue and White Glass Lamp, circa 1970s
Located in South Salem, NY
Blue and white Mid-Century Modern style glass lamp. Shade not included, circa 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

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Mid Century Blue Table Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of mid century blue table lamps is available at 1stDibs. Each of these unique mid century blue table lamps was constructed with extraordinary care, often using ceramic, metal and glass. Find 464 antique and vintage mid century blue table lamps at 1stDibs now, or shop our selection of 13 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished furniture. Mid century blue table lamps have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Mid century blue table lamps made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Scandinavian Modern — are very popular at 1stDibs. Mid century blue table lamps have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Bitossi, Soholm Pottery and Aldo Londi are consistently popular.

How Much are Mid Century Blue Table Lamps?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $2,100, while they’re typically $238 on the low end and $35,000 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 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.