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Hillebrand UFO Midcentury Table Desk Lamp, 1960s, Germany
By Hillebrand, Heinz Pfaender
Located in Vienna, AT
Iconic midcentury desk lamp designed by Heinz G. Pfaender in the late 1960s for "Leuchtfabrik Hillebrand". Heavy table lamp with chrome handle and a dark chocolate shade provides a s...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Steel

Desk Lamp by Achille Castiglioni & Flos, Italy
By Flos, Achille Castiglioni
Located in Paris, FR
Desk lamp designed by Achille Castiglioni in 1980 and edited by Flos (Italy). The name comes from a game in Lombard language which consists in diverting the sunbeams with a mirror. S...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Steel, Aluminum

Set of Two 1970s Italian Modern Brass, Lucite Desk Lamps
By Arredoluce
Located in Antwerp, BE
A set of two Lucite desk lamps with brass elements by Arredeluce, Italy, 1970s. A beautiful set of desk lamps with reaching halogen light to read your paper or book through the reach...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Postmodern Halogen Desk Table Lamp by Robert Sonneman for George Kovacs, 1980s
By Ettore Sottsass, Robert Sonneman, George Kovacs
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Postmodern desk or bankers lamp by Robert Sonneman for George Kovacs from the 1980s. Born from the idea of Ettore Sottsass and his Memphis Group in the early eighties, the de...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Beautifully Hand Carved Midcentury Nesting Birds Alabaster Table or Desk Lamp
Located in Lisse, NL
Excellent condition sculptural alabaster table lamp from the 1950s. This highly decorative and practical size table lamp is the type of applied arts that really lifts your spirit. T...
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Mid-20th Century French Romantic Candle Lamps

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Alabaster

New Old Stock, Large Opaline Murano Glass Table Desk Light Cenedese Vetri, 1960s
By Gino Cenedese, Cenedese
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: Table light opal Murano glass Producer: Cenedese Vetri Origin: Murano, Italy Age: 1960s This fantastic vintage table light was designed ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

New Old Stock, Opaline Murano Glass "Rose" Table Desk Light Cenedese Vetri 1960s
By Gino Cenedese, Cenedese
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: table light opal Murano glass Producer: Cenedese Vetri Origin: Murano, Italy Age: 1960s Description: This fantastic vintage table ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Fase Mid-Century Modern Adjustable Desk Lamps, Spain
By Fase
Located in Nantucket, MA
Pair of Fase (from Madrid), Mid-Century Modern chrome and enameled black metal desk lamps from a ship's stateroom. The shade is adjustable to tilt to any preferred angle. Just the sh...
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20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Agrafee Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
By Serge Mouille
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Clamp desk lamp. At 36 inches at its highest, these lamps may affix to many surfaces providing direct lighting where it is needed. The entire collection of licensed Serge Mouille ...
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2010s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Steel

  • Agrafee Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
  • Agrafee Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
  • Agrafee Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
  • Agrafee Desk Lamp by Serge Mouille
H 36 in. W 17 in. D 17 in.
Organically Stylish Midcentury Era Mother Nature Table Lamp / Desk lamp
Located in Lisse, NL
Artistic and beautifully handcrafted table lamp. If you are a sea life or sea diving enthousiast or if you are an interior designer decorating a home or business with a maritime the...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stone

German Vintage Adjustable Solid Brass Desk Lamp by Florian Schulz 1960s
By Florian Schulz
Located in Berlin, DE
Minimalist brushed brass table light in the style of koch & lowy. Florian Schulz, Germany, 1960s-1970s. Lamp sockets: One x E27 (US E26).
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Hans-Agne Jakobsson Brass Model B195/2 Table / Desk Lamp, Sweden, 1960s
By Hans-Agne Jakobsson
Located in London, GB
Hans-Agne Jakobsson model B195/2 table / desk lamp, Sweden, 1960s. Good vintage condition with signs of use and wear relative to age. Makers label attached. In working condition with...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

German Brass Mid-Century Desk Lamp
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A brass mid-century desk lamp. Germany, c1960s. Good condition. Adjustable head which is directional. Re-wired and PAT tested. Location: London Gallery. Dimensions: 33 H x 28 D...
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Mid-20th Century Table Lamps

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Brass

  • German Brass Mid-Century Desk Lamp
  • German Brass Mid-Century Desk Lamp
  • German Brass Mid-Century Desk Lamp
  • German Brass Mid-Century Desk Lamp
H 13 in. W 4.53 in. D 11.03 in.
Mid Century Desk Lamp, Czechoslovakia, 1960's
Located in Prague 8, CZ
Mid century table lamp, associated with “Brussels period” and world-renowned EXPO58. It was made in the former Czechoslovakia in the 1960´s. Painted in red. Material: metal, aluminum...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Aluminum

  • Mid Century Desk Lamp, Czechoslovakia, 1960's
  • Mid Century Desk Lamp, Czechoslovakia, 1960's
  • Mid Century Desk Lamp, Czechoslovakia, 1960's
  • Mid Century Desk Lamp, Czechoslovakia, 1960's
H 18.51 in. W 8.27 in. D 13.78 in.
Mid Century Desk Lamp Attributed to Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
Table/desk lamp in powder coated black aluminium and brass. With flexible top with room for two light bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass

Mid Century Desk Lamp by Štěpán Tabery, Czechoslovakia, 1960s
By Stefan Tabery, OPP Jihlava
Located in Lucenec, SK
This table lamp was designed by the Czech designer Štepán Tabery for OPP Jihlava in the 1960s. It's made from opaline glass and is in great original condition. Original functional wi...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass, Opaline Glass

High Style Midcentury Desk Lamp
Located in Van Nuys, CA
High style midcentury desk lamp with an enameled frostine white steel body and brass accents. The lamp features an adjustable arm and unique steel shade.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Steel

  • High Style Midcentury Desk Lamp
  • High Style Midcentury Desk Lamp
  • High Style Midcentury Desk Lamp
  • High Style Midcentury Desk Lamp
H 20 in. W 14 in. D 6.5 in.
Italian Mid-Century Desk Lamp in the Style of Gino Sarfatti
By Gino Sarfatti
Located in New York, NY
An elegant Italian Mid-Century Modern table lamp displaying the timeless and modern engineering of Italian craft and rationality. The arm rotates up and down the central shaft and sh...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome, Steel

Gilbert Rohde Style Midcentury Desk Lamp
Located in Highland, IN
This elegant little desk lamp has an early midcentury or streamline moderne aesthetic in the manner of Gilbert Rohde. The C-shaped curved brass neck connects the rotating cylindrical...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Steel

  • Gilbert Rohde Style Midcentury Desk Lamp
  • Gilbert Rohde Style Midcentury Desk Lamp
  • Gilbert Rohde Style Midcentury Desk Lamp
  • Gilbert Rohde Style Midcentury Desk Lamp
H 7.5 in. W 12.5 in. D 3 in.
Mid Century Desk Lamp Model 1618 by Josef Hurka for Napako Czechoslovakia 1950s
By Josef Hurka
Located in Lucenec, SK
Vintage table lamp designed by Josef Hurka is in an original condition with only minor signs of use. Work on E14 bulb. Adjustable lamp shade. The lamp can be used anywhere in the w...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Steel

Mid Century Desk Lamp Model 1621 by Josef Hurka for Napako Czechoslovakia, 1950s
By Josef Hurka
Located in Lucenec, SK
Vintage table lamp designed by Josef Hurka for Napako Czechoslovakia in an original condition with only minor signs of use. Work on E14 bulb. The lamp can be used anywhere in the wor...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Steel

Functional Mid Century Modern Style, 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.
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2010s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Oscar Torlasco Midcentury Desk Lamp, circa 1950s
By Oscar Torlasco
Located in LAGUNA BEACH, CA
Brass-plated steel, plastic and frosted glass Measures: 21.5 H x 20 W x 12.5 D inches Meticulously restored and in excellent condition Domed base holds a cylindrical shaft with ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Steel

Midcentury Desk Lamp by Hans-Agne Jakobsson
By AB Markaryd
Located in Karlstad, SE
Desk lamp model G 54 by Hans-Agne Jakobsson. The lamp has a rotatable teak base with metal foot and shade and details in brass. The wire is beautifully hidden in the wood.
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

  • Midcentury Desk Lamp by Hans-Agne Jakobsson
  • Midcentury Desk Lamp by Hans-Agne Jakobsson
  • Midcentury Desk Lamp by Hans-Agne Jakobsson
  • Midcentury Desk Lamp by Hans-Agne Jakobsson
H 23.23 in. W 22.45 in. D 7.49 in.
ASEA-Attributed Scandinavian Midcentury Desk Lamp in Brass
By ASEA
Located in Karlstad, SE
Rare desk lamp attributed to ASEA, Sweden, model 41065-1. This large lamp is made from solid brass with black wooden details. Both the shade and the rod are adjustable, making it pe...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Midcentury Desk Lamp by Helo Leuchten Germany, 1950s
By Helo Leuchten
Located in Langserud, SE
Brass mushroom lampshade, partial black painted. Painted white inside and is adjustable. Curved brass rod, joint and parts and the base is made in iron cast. In nice vintage cond...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Scandinavian Midcentury Desk Lamp in Brass by ASEA
By ASEA
Located in Karlstad, SE
Rare desk lamp by ASEA, Sweden, model E1163. This lamp is made from solid brass with black wooden details. Condition: Very good original condition.
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Midcentury Desk Lamp Model 'Boomerang' by Fase from Spain, 1960s
By Fase
Located in Hellouw, NL
Midcentury desk lamp model 'Boomerang' by Fase from Spain, 1960s. This lamp is has a grey body and black hood, both in metal. The table lamp is 360 degrees turnable, which is very pr...
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Vintage 1960s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Midcentury Desk Lamps by Štěpán Tabery, Czechoslovakia, 1960s
By OPP Jihlava, Stefan Tabery
Located in Lucenec, SK
These table lamps were designed by the Czech designer Štepán Tabery for OPP Jihlava in the 1960s. Lamps are made of opaline glass and are in great original condition. Original functi...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass, Opaline Glass

Italian Vintage Midcentury Desk Lamp in the style of Stilnovo
By Stilnovo
Located in Paris, FR
A 20th century Italian desk lamp in the style of Stilnovo which articulates mid-arm. This piece is designed with a push-type switch on the aluminum shade, a steel structure and brass...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass, Steel

Pair of Midcentury Desk Lamps, Poulsen Danish Style, France 1950s
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
floor lamp: 142x36cm desk lamp: 54x36cm oringinal vintage 1950s, france. good vintage condition! two joints for adjustable angle. *** we offer door to door shipping! please ask f...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Midcentury Desk Lamp, Designed by Josef Hurka for Napako, 1960s
By Josef Hurka
Located in Prague 8, CZ
This midcentury table lamp was designed by Josef Hurka for Napako. It features a chrome arched construction to which a gray cone-shaped shade is attached. Other material: Aluminum, p...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Chrome

Mid-Century Brass Desk Lamp
Located in London, GB
A brass adjustable desk lamp. Sweden, third quarter of the 20th century.
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Mid-Century Brass Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Brass Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Brass Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Brass Desk Lamp
H 20.87 in. W 7.09 in. D 11.82 in.
Mid Century Tripod Desk Lamp, 1950s
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Elegant mid century desk lamp with a metal and brass tripod base and a perforated aluminum green/blue lamp shade. The lamp shade is articulated so you can position it in various w...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Aluminum

  • Mid Century Tripod Desk Lamp, 1950s
  • Mid Century Tripod Desk Lamp, 1950s
  • Mid Century Tripod Desk Lamp, 1950s
  • Mid Century Tripod Desk Lamp, 1950s
H 19.69 in. W 8.67 in. D 14.97 in.
Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
60's Clip-on desk lamp.
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
H 3.5 in. W 1.5 in. D 1.5 in.
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chrome Desk Lamp
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A sophisticated yet Minimalist mid-century desk lamp with square chrome base, square chrome stems, and long square chrome shade. Tall and slender with an adjustable shade that gives ...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

  • Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chrome Desk Lamp
  • Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chrome Desk Lamp
  • Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chrome Desk Lamp
  • Vintage Mid-Century Modern Chrome Desk Lamp
H 10 in. W 3.5 in. D 5.75 in.
Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
Located in Porto, PT
Mid-Century Modern desk lamp, red and white lacquered aluminium. Measures: Diameter 20 cm. H. 35 cm, D. 24 cm.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

  • Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
H 13.78 in. W 7.88 in. D 9.45 in.
Italian Midcentury Desk Lamp in Chrome by Mario Bellini for Targetti, 1970s
Located in Clivio, Varese
Gorgeous desk lamp with heavy cast iron base, perfect for the working desk! Made in Italy by Targetti during the 1970s/1980s, Design from Mario Bellini. The swivel arm can be adjuste...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome, Iron

Orange Mid Century Modern Desk Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is an orange metal desk lamp dating back to the mid century. This piece is currently wired for the US, and can be used with standard outlets. This piece measures 8" x 10" x 18"
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Orange Mid Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • Orange Mid Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • Orange Mid Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • Orange Mid Century Modern Desk Lamp
H 18 in. W 10 in. D 8 in.
Sculptural Laurel Desk Table Mid-Century Modern Brass Plated Finish
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration an sculptural Laurel desk table Mid-Century Modern. Made in the USA. Circa the 1960s. Brass plated finish. New turn on and off switch. Tested, in working...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Mid Century Anglepoise Chrome Desk Lamp By Prescolite
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Mid Century Desk lamp By Prescolite plated in chrome with a two-ball joint Anglepoise brass neck. USA, 1950.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Vintage Mid-Century Brass Desk Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A mid-century table lamp crafted out of brass and copper combination, this lamp features a copper Arts & Crafts style in great condition, has been newly polished showing a beautiful ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Copper, Metal

Mid Century Machine Age Chrome Desk Lamp
By Gilbert Rohde
Located in Norwood, NJ
Polished chrome "C" shape curved arm desk lamp in the manner of Gilbert Rohde.
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Mid-20th Century American Table Lamps

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Brass, Chrome

1980s Mid-Century Modern Italian Desk Lamp
Located in New York City, NY
1980s adjustable Italian desk lamp, in vintage original condition. Well made and very heavy.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Mid-20th Century Steel Desk Lamp
Located in Atlanta, GA
Mid-20th century steel desk lamp New wiring.
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Mid-20th Century Table Lamps

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Steel

  • Mid-20th Century Steel Desk Lamp
  • Mid-20th Century Steel Desk Lamp
  • Mid-20th Century Steel Desk Lamp
  • Mid-20th Century Steel Desk Lamp
H 17.5 in. W 12 in. D 8 in.
Mid Century Modern Adjustable Chrome Desk Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1960 Mid-Century Modern adjustable chrome and black desk lamp. Made in France, this desk lamp can also serve as a lamp on your nightstand or living room area.
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Mid Century Modern Red Gooseneck Desk Lamp
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid century modern, brass gooseneck, desk lamp with red shrink paint base and shade circa 1950's
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Metal

Mid Century Space-Age Positioning Desk Lamp, 1960's
Located in Prague 8, CZ
This mid century lamp impresses with its space-age design. It was made in Hungary in the 1960´s. The lampshade can be positioned up and down. The lamp is in good vintage condition, s...
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Mid-20th Century Hungarian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair 20th Century Mid Century Desk Table Lamps
Located in Madrid, ES
Pair of desk or table lamps, manufactured in lacquered metal in his base and column in chromed metal. Shades in white.patent leather, silver inside.
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Iron, Steel

Mid-Century Modern Brushed Chrome Arc Desk Lamp
Located in Brussels, BE
Mid-Century Modern Brushed Chrome Arc Desk Lamp
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Mid-Century Modern Brushed Chrome Arc Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Modern Brushed Chrome Arc Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Modern Brushed Chrome Arc Desk Lamp
  • Mid-Century Modern Brushed Chrome Arc Desk Lamp
H 19.69 in. W 12.6 in. D 18.12 in.
Mid Century Flying Saucer Sight Light Desk Lamp
By M.G. Wheeler
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Classic M.G. Wheeler flying saucer lamp. Rare square base allows the lamp to pivot 360 degrees. Fabulous desk lamp. New wiring. Arm projects 21.5 in. Outward.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Steel

Italian Oxblood Red Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Italian Mid-Century Modern red desk lamp. This fun Bauhaus style desk lamp has the classic flying saucer shade. It's a wonderful addition to a desk. The oxblood red painted metal has...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

1950s Mid-Century Modern Atomic Saucer Desk Lamp
Located in Esperance, NY
1950s Mid-Century Modern atomic saucer desk lamp.
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Vintage 1950s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Mid Century Modern Dazor Desk Lamp C1960
By Dazor
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Rare form desk lamp by The Dazor Mfg. Corp. Bands of brass circle shade. Enameled steel with brass flexible pivoting arm. Height is 20.5 with shade downwards, and at max height.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Steel

  • Mid Century Modern Dazor Desk Lamp C1960
  • Mid Century Modern Dazor Desk Lamp C1960
  • Mid Century Modern Dazor Desk Lamp C1960
  • Mid Century Modern Dazor Desk Lamp C1960
H 20.5 in. W 12 in. D 13.5 in.
Mid Century Modern Table Desk Lamp Richard Sonneman
By Robert and Richard Sonneman
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous desk lamp in nickel chrome steel. Classic Sonneman design.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel

1950s Yasha Heifetz Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
By Yasha Heifetz
Located in New York, NY
1950s Mid-Century Modern metal deer shaped desk lamp with a wooden rectangular shaped base. This can be seen at our 1800 South Grand Ave location in Downtown LA.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • 1950s Yasha Heifetz Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • 1950s Yasha Heifetz Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • 1950s Yasha Heifetz Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
  • 1950s Yasha Heifetz Mid-Century Modern Desk Lamp
H 37 in. W 12.625 in. D 5.625 in.
Mid-Century Ferdinand Solère Rare Desk Lamp with Rotating Arm
By Ferdinand Solere
Located in Bochum, NRW
Mid-century desk lamp designed by Ferdinand Solere for SolR Paris, France 1950s, orange lacquered metal, with a telescopic stainless steel arm to lengthen it. The light source is su...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Greta Von Nessen Banker Style Desk Lamp
By Greta Von Nessen
Located in Ferndale, MI
Greta Von Nessen for Nessen New York.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

Materials

Steel, Chrome

  • Greta Von Nessen Banker Style Desk Lamp
  • Greta Von Nessen Banker Style Desk Lamp
  • Greta Von Nessen Banker Style Desk Lamp
  • Greta Von Nessen Banker Style Desk Lamp
H 18 in. W 19.5 in. D 8 in.
1960s Stilnovo Style Mid-Century Modern Italian Desk Lamp
By Stilnovo
Located in Aci Castello, IT
A Mid-Century Modern blue-gray metal and brass table lamp in good conditions, it works 110-240 volts and needs two regular e14 bulbs.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Pair of Mid Century Italian Brass Desk/ Table Lamps
Located in Westport, CT
Handsome pair of Italian vintage unlacquered brass lamps with rotating arm and shade attributed to Arredoluce Origin: Italy Period: circa 1940-1950 Dimensions: 11? diameter, 18? h...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

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Mid Century Desk Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal mid century desk lamp for your home. Each mid century desk lamp for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, brass and chrome. There are 1752 variations of the antique or vintage mid century desk lamp you’re looking for, while we also have 36 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer mid century desk lamp, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A mid century desk lamp made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Industrial — is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one mid century desk lamp that is appealing in its simplicity, but Lightolier, Fase and Stilnovo produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Mid Century Desk Lamp?

Prices for a mid century desk lamp start at $1 and top out at $14,500 with the average selling for $1,151.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe mid-century modern American furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale, in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century designers caught the spirit.

Classically-oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb — who designed holistic groups of sleek, blonde-wood furniture — and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern American furniture on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Finding the Right Table Lamps for You

Perfect for lighting your nightstand or reading nook, table lamps play an integral role in styling an inviting room. A well-crafted antique or vintage table lamp does more than provide light; the right fixture-and-table combination can add a focal point or creative element to any interior.

Proper table lamps have long been used for lighting our most intimate spaces. In the years before electricity, lamps used oil. Today, a rewired 19th-century vintage lamp can still provide a touch of elegance for a study.

After industrial milestones such as mass production took hold in the Victorian era, various design movements sought to bring craftsmanship and innovation back to this indispensable household item. Lighting designers during the Art Deco movement, originating in the glamorous roaring ’20s, sought to celebrate modern life by fusing modern metals with dark woods and dazzling colors in the fixtures of the era. The geometric shapes and gilded details of an Art Deco table lamp provide an air of luxury and sophistication that never goes out of style.

Some mid-century modern table lamps, particularly those created by the likes of Joe Colombo and the legendary lighting artisans at Fontana Arte, bear all the provocative hallmarks associated with Space Age design. Sculptural and versatile, the Louis Poulsen table lamps of that period were revolutionary for their time and still seem innovative today.

If you are looking for something more contemporary, industrial table lamps are demonstrative of a newly chic style that isn’t afraid to pay homage to the past. They look particularly at home in any rustic loft space amid exposed brick and steel beams.

Before you buy a desk lamp or table lamp for your living room, consider your lighting needs. The Snoopy lamp, designed in 1967, or any other “banker’s lamp” (shorthand for the Emeralite desk lamps patented by H.G. McFaddin and Company), provides light at a downward angle that is perfect for writing, while the Fontana table lamp and the beloved Grasshopper lamp by Greta Magnusson-Grossman each yield a soft and even glow. Some table lamps require lampshades to be bought separately.

Whether it’s a classic antique Tiffany table lamp or even a bold avant-garde fixture custom-made by a contemporary design firm, the right table lamp can completely transform a room. Find the right one for you on 1stDibs.