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Mid-Century Modern Wrought Iron Standing Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A wrought iron standing floor lamp with swag detailing and a cut-glass sphere. In good vintage condition.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Wrought Iron

Serge Mouille Mid-Century Modern White One-Arm Standing Lamp
By Serge Mouille
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Standing lamp model "One-Arm Standing Lamp" designed by Serge Mouille in 1953. Manufactured by Editions Serge Mouille in France. The production of lamps, wall lights and floor lam...
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2010s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass, Bronze

Serge Mouille Mid-Century Modern White One-Arm Standing Lamp
By Serge Mouille
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Standing lamp model "One-Arm Standing Lamp" designed by Serge Mouille in 1953. Manufactured by Editions Serge Mouille in France. The production of lamps, wall lights and floor lam...
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2010s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass, Bronze

Serge Mouille Mid-Century Modern Black One-Arm Standing Lamp
By Serge Mouille
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Standing lamp model "One-Arm Standing Lamp" designed by Serge Mouille in 1953. Manufactured by Editions Serge Mouille in France. The production of lamps, wall lights and floor lam...
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2010s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass, Steel

Serge Mouille Mid-Century Modern Black One-Arm Standing Lamp
By Serge Mouille
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Standing lamp model "One-Arm Standing Lamp" designed by Serge Mouille in 1953. Manufactured by Editions Serge Mouille in France. The production of lamps, wall lights and floor lam...
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2010s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass, Steel

Mid-Century Standing Lamp, Probably Italian
Located in Southampton, NY
Yellow and red rounded shade, 1950s standing lamp in good working condition. European plug. Brass stem, marble base. Probably Italian. Foot switch also with the option to switch on/o...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Sublime Mid-Century Modern Remington Rand Floor Standing Height Adjustable Lamp
By Remington Rand
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely original Mid-Century Modern Remington Rand height adjustable reading bankers lamp A good looking and well made piece, the base is so...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Iron

Mid-20th Century Modern Cream Floor Standing Uplighter, Floor Lamp
Located in Pickering, North Yorkshire
A lovely cream painted aluminium and fibreglass floor standing uplighter. The sleek dish light is raised on a reeded aluminium column that sits on a simple plain chamfered base. Full...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Robert Sonneman Polished Chrome Steel Standing Floor Lamp
By Robert Sonneman
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a Robert Sonneman five bulb floor lamp, made of polished steel chrome, with original shade and finial, circa the 1970s. In excellent condition. The dimensio...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Chrome

Italian Modern Three-Light Standing Lamp
By Stilnovo
Located in Miami, FL
The walnut frame with three suspended globes on brass rods with a walnut plinth, probably Stilnovo.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

  • Italian Modern Three-Light Standing Lamp
  • Italian Modern Three-Light Standing Lamp
  • Italian Modern Three-Light Standing Lamp
  • Italian Modern Three-Light Standing Lamp
H 54.75 in. W 12 in. D 12 in.
55" Luxo Mid-Century Articulated Chrome Standing Lamp by Luxo
By Luxo
Located in Water Mill, NY
Mid-century articulated chrome tall standing lamp by Luxo. Measures: 55".
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Chrome

Midcentury Standing Lamp
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Midcentury standing lamp, American or possibly French Wood Veneer on metal Measures: H 56, W 9, D 9 in. Shade (needs replacement): H 14" top 12” bottom 14".
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal

  • Midcentury Standing Lamp
  • Midcentury Standing Lamp
  • Midcentury Standing Lamp
  • Midcentury Standing Lamp
H 56 in. W 9 in. D 9 in.
Mid Century Floor Standing Lamp with Sharks, 1960s USA owned by John Enwistle
Located in Richmond, Surrey
Mid-Century Modern Large solid floor standing wooden trunk Lamp embellished with baby sharks, and original shade, circa 1960s, Originated in the US. This amazing and rare artisa...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Resin

Modernist Standing Floor Lamp
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A minimalist, architectural and refined torchiere having a matte black rectilinear frame topped by an expressive subtly arching element housing the light source.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal

  • Modernist Standing Floor Lamp
  • Modernist Standing Floor Lamp
  • Modernist Standing Floor Lamp
  • Modernist Standing Floor Lamp
H 72 in. W 12 in. D 14 in.
1950s French Floor Lamp/1950s Standing Lamp
By Jacques Adnet
Located in London, Lambeth
Brass and wood floor lamp with a table designed together lovely tapered legs and brass stem adjustable shade, circa 1950s, French.
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

  • 1950s French Floor Lamp/1950s Standing Lamp
  • 1950s French Floor Lamp/1950s Standing Lamp
  • 1950s French Floor Lamp/1950s Standing Lamp
  • 1950s French Floor Lamp/1950s Standing Lamp
H 67.72 in. W 20.48 in. D 25.6 in.
Rectilinear Standing Brass Floor Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Rectilinear standing brass floor lamp.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

  • Rectilinear Standing Brass Floor Lamp
  • Rectilinear Standing Brass Floor Lamp
  • Rectilinear Standing Brass Floor Lamp
  • Rectilinear Standing Brass Floor Lamp
H 68.25 in. W 15.75 in. D 8 in.
John Risley Figural Standing Lamp
By John Risley
Located in Westport, CT
Wrought Iron 1960's Women Figural Standing lamp.Great original condition
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

  • John Risley Figural Standing Lamp
  • John Risley Figural Standing Lamp
  • John Risley Figural Standing Lamp
  • John Risley Figural Standing Lamp
H 58 in. W 19 in. D 11 in.
Rare Original Art Modern circa 1960 Floor Standing 5 Bulb Lamp Bronzed
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this seriously cool Art Modern circa 1960s floor standing lamp This is a properly cool lamp, you have four lights to the outside and one inside,...
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Vintage 1960s English Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Bronze

Serge Mouille 3 Arms Floor Lamp Standing Lamp
By Serge Mouille
Located in London, GB
The Lampadaire trois bras created in 1952 for the Compagnie des Arts français, at the urging of Jacques Adnet, who was keen to have a "large floor lamp but who also gave Serge Mouill...
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Late 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Aluminum, Steel

  • Serge Mouille 3 Arms Floor Lamp Standing Lamp
  • Serge Mouille 3 Arms Floor Lamp Standing Lamp
  • Serge Mouille 3 Arms Floor Lamp Standing Lamp
  • Serge Mouille 3 Arms Floor Lamp Standing Lamp
H 82.68 in. W 57.09 in. D 53.15 in.
Josef Frank Standing Lamp, Model 1842
By Josef Frank
Located in Southampton, NY
Josef Frank adjustable standing lamp in brass and original painted green tripod base and original red paper shade. Model 1842. Marked Swedish Pewter. Measures: 52.88 H x 15" (approx ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Midcentury Functionalistic Floor, Standing Lamp, 1950s
Located in Prague 8, CZ
A very interesting model of the functionalist midcentury floor (standing) lamp. The lamp is in its very good original condition. It features an original fabric lampshade, chromium pl...
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Vintage 1950s Czech Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Wood

Midcentury Drift Wood Standing Table Lamp
Located in Pasadena, TX
Vintage freeform sculptural floor table lamp. Popular in beach and cabin homes in the 1950s and 1960s. Measures: 28" W x 20" D x 77" H No shade. Small chip on glass top ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Driftwood

French Iron Faux Bamboo Standing Lamp
Located in Hingham, MA
French 1950's painted iron tripod faux bamboo floor lamp/torchere with three tulip lights and leaf form reflectors.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Iron, Aluminum

Large TOTEM Standing Lamp by Serge Mouille
By Serge Mouille
Located in Brooklyn, NY
In his post black shapes period, Serge Mouille experimented with color and columns. With the TOTEM, he stacked cylindrical shades around a central lighting element. By alternating th...
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2010s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Steel

Sciolari Italian Midcentury Standing Floor Lamp ,1970's
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in Firenze, IT
Midcentury Italian chrome metal floor lamp. Original shade from the period. Melted signature ‘Sciolari’ on the metal. Three bulbs.  
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Black Standing Floor Lamp by Michel Buffet
By Michel Buffet
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dynamic lines and an innovative means by which the light is dispersed are signatures of this Michel Buffet lamp. Light shines on the conical disc above from the shade below and is re...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal

  • Black Standing Floor Lamp by Michel Buffet
  • Black Standing Floor Lamp by Michel Buffet
  • Black Standing Floor Lamp by Michel Buffet
  • Black Standing Floor Lamp by Michel Buffet
H 67.5 in. W 23.5 in. D 23.5 in.
Nessen Midcentury Pair of Chrome Standing Lamps
By Nessen Studio
Located in Water Mill, NY
72" rare pair of tall chrome standing Nessen lamps shades pivot from one side to the other.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Chrome

1950s Standing Lamp, steel, brass, fabric - Spain
Located in Girona, ES
Standing lamp, black lacquered steel and polished solid brass, beige lampshade. Spain, circa 1950.
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Vintage 1950s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass, Steel

Unusual 1970's Bronze Standing Lamp by Relco.
By Relco Italia
Located in Montreal, QC
1970's Brass and cast Bronze Italian floor lamp by Relco, featuring unusual "modern rococo" details.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Bronze, Brass

Stilnovo Midcentury Adjustable Height Swing Arm Standing Lamp/Reading Lamps
By Stilnovo
Located in Westport, CT
Stilnovo adjustable swing arm extension reading standing lamp, beige colored with brass accents. Midcentury classic design and original paint. Size can adjust from lower 42"-64" dep...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass, Enamel

Red Lacquer Brass Midcentury Standing Floor Lamp, France
Located in New York, NY
Red lacquer brass midcentury standing floor lamp, France Beautiful French lacquer with articuling arm. Brass base. 69 inches high from top to bottom 39.5 inches red lacquer p...
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Late 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Midcentury Italian Standing Floor Lamp with Metal Shade
Located in Limerick, IE
Classic Italian midcentury standing floor lamp. Top arm pivots with wonderful brass joint. Sits on a green marble base. Minor colour fading to metal shade, see picture. Floor height ...
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Vintage 1950s European Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Hansen style Solid Bronze Standing Lamps
By Hansen
Located in Westport, CT
Pair of Hansen style bronze standing lamps, with adjustable tops, for height. These lamps are from the collection of the Carlyle Hotel.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Bronze

Model B4 Standing Lamp by René Jean Caillette
By René-Jean Caillette
Located in London, GB
Standing lamp B4, Disderot. This tall standing lamp designed by René-Jean Caillette in 1955 for 'Ateliers Pierre Disderot' . This elegant floor lamp is designed with a thin brass tub...
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Late 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

  • Model B4 Standing Lamp by René Jean Caillette
  • Model B4 Standing Lamp by René Jean Caillette
  • Model B4 Standing Lamp by René Jean Caillette
  • Model B4 Standing Lamp by René Jean Caillette
H 649.61 in. W 8.67 in. D 13.78 in.
Lucite Standing Lamp, Attributed to Charles Hollis Jones
By Charles Hollis Jones
Located in Miami, FL
Lucite standing lamp with parallel Lucite uprights and 4 lites.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Chrome

Serge Mouille Floor Lamp Standing Lamp also Known as "Lampadaire Simple"
By Serge Mouille
Located in London, GB
Alongside the "Lampadaires trois bras", a need was felt to produce a less imposing model that was easier to handle. The "Lampadaire Simple" was probably the most widespread applianc...
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Early 20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Aluminum, Steel

Stilnovo Style Solid Brass Pierced Shade 1950s Standing Lamp
By Stilnovo
Located in Westport, CT
High quality In the Style Stilnovo solid brass standing lamp with four bulbous pierced shades. With touch pole censer for on and off and dimmer. Base measures 11.50 round.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

1940s Large Tripod Standing Lamp, Brass, Resine, Silk, Italy
Located in Girona, ES
Large tripod standing lamp, solid polished brass central bole decorated with turquoise resin tubes. White lacquered metal diffuser. New bronze silk lampshade, Italy, circa 1940 ...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

"Maija Mehiläinen" Standing Lamp by Ilmari Tapiovaara, Finland, 1955
By Ilmari Tapiovaara, Hienoterä
Located in Utrecht, NL
Designed in 1955, the Maija Mehiläinen (Maya the Bee) floor lamp is a simple, yet elegant piece. Tapiovaara's inspiration for this household lamp came from Maya the Bee herself, a fr...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Aluminum, Steel

Walnut and Birch Standing Floor Lamp by Mel Smilow
By Mel Smilow
Located in New York, NY
The standing floor lamp is part of the re-issued Smilow Lighting Collection., originally designed by Mel Smilow in 1956 and officially reintroduced by his daughter Judy Smilow in 201...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Birch, Maple, Walnut

Angelo Brotto for Esperia Midcentury "Vanessa" Standing Lamp, 1960s
By Angelo Brotto, Esperia
Located in Firenze, IT
White laquered metal structure with chrome base, three lights Mrano blown glass diffuser. This standing lamp is called Vanessa, published in the Esperia Catalog and advertising of t...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

1940s System Polished Brass Standing Lamp, Brass, Leather, Italy
Located in Girona, ES
Elegant system polished brass standing lamp, telescopic, oscillating, orientable lampshade. Stand partially covered with leather, original switch. New black chintz and golden lampsha...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Stunning 1960s Standing Lamp in the Style of V. Panton
Located in Antwerp, BE
1960s standing lamp. Height:170 cm. Diameter:65 cm.
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

1950´s Standing Lamp, solid brass, celadon green lampshade - USA
Located in Girona, ES
Standing lamp, polished solid brass with six lights, overhanged by a celadon green lacquered lampshade, white lacquered inside. New wiring. Brand: Stiffel (label at the base) U.S.A,...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Pair of French, 1940s Style Wrought Iron Standing Lamps
By Raymond Subes
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Classic French wrought iron floor lamps in a Sober Architectural style. A bronze ring surrounds the upper stem and the lamps rest on tripod bases with elegantly formed feet. ...
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Wrought Iron

Pair of Tommi Parzinger Hollywood Regency Torchiers or Standing Lamps
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in Westport, CT
Pair of Tommi Parzinger nickel-plated Hollywood regency style torchiers, rewired and lacquered.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal, Nickel

Pair of Hansen NY Glass Rod and Brass Standing Lamps
By Hansen Lighting Co.
Located in Westport, CT
Pair of Hansen NY glass rod and brass standing lamps, with adjustable tops for height, Carlyle Hotel collection provenance. Unusual round bases. Can adjust from 55-60" height.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass, Wire

1950s Arched Standing Lamp, Mahogany, Rusty Red Raffia Lampshade, Italy
Located in Girona, ES
Arched standing lamp, stained solid mahogany, French polish. New rusty red raffia lampshade. Italy, circa 1950.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Raffia, Mahogany

1960s Standing Lamp, Twisted Walnut Stand, Brass, Jordi Vilanova, Barcelona
By Jordi Vilanova i Bosch
Located in Girona, ES
Standing lamp with stained and waxed twisted walnut stand and solid brass base. Redone double lightning system. Light green fabric lampshade. Design: Jordi Vilanova Spain, Bar...
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Vintage 1960s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Standing Lamp with Three Arms in White by Serge Mouille
By Serge Mouille
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This is the most versatile lamp of the Mouille collection. Each ‘chapeau’ shade can be oriented differently. Sculptural in form with three rotating arms, it stands majestically on a ...
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2010s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Steel, Aluminum

1960s Standing Lamp, Striated Walnut Stand, Brass, Jordi Vilanova, Barcelona
By Jordi Vilanova i Bosch
Located in Girona, ES
Standing lamp with stained and waxed striated walnut stand and solid brass base. Redone double lightning system. Taupe fabric lampshade. Design: Jordi Vilanova Spain, Barcelon...
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Vintage 1960s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

1960s Tripod Standing Lamp, Lacquered Steel, Brass, Turquoise Glass, Italy
Located in Girona, ES
Tripod standing lamp, lacquered steel, polished brass and thick turquoise glass, new electricity. Italy circa 1960.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass, Steel

1960s Tripod Standing Lamp, Steel, Brass, Painted Paper Lampshades, France
Located in Girona, ES
Tripod standing lamp, polished brass, black lacquered steel base, plastified black lace decoration. Three flexible arms with the originals paper (simil parchment) lampshades with rel...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Steel, Brass

1950s Standing Lamp by Stilnovo, Brass and Lucite Lampshade, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Girona, ES
Standing lamp, solid brass, lacquered sheet metal and Lucite lampshade, completely from origin. Maker: Stilnovo (label), Italy, circa 1950.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Sheet Metal, Brass

Svend-Åage Holm Sorensen, Danish Adjustable Standing Lamp, Denmark, Circa 1960
By Holm Sørensen
Located in New York, NY
Svend-Åage Holm Sorensen (1913 Denmark 2004), Danish adjustable tripod base standing lamp, origin: Denmark, circa 1960.    
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

1960´s Tripod Standing Lamp, metal, white opaline, brass, plexiglass - Italy
Located in Girona, ES
Tripod standing lamp, black lacquered metal, polished brass lightning system, white opaline and red translucent plexiglass. Italy, circa 1960.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Maison Charles Standing Floor Lamp with Stainless Steele Shade, 1970s, France
By Maison Charles et Fils
Located in New York, NY
Maison Charles standing floor lamp with stainless steel shade, 1970s, France. Rare architectural lamp. Heavy bottom base. The shades are connected by Lucite pieces. Measures: W...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Steel

1940s Standing Lamp, Wrought Iron, Steel, Bronze, Sèvres Glass, France
Located in Girona, ES
Standing lamp, ivory lacquered wrought iron and steel. Polished bronze lightning arms and decorations with cut glass heads from Sèvres factories. Lampshade redone as the original in ...
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Bronze, Steel, Wrought Iron

Model AR1 variable height standing lamp by Abraham & Rol for Disderot
By Abraham and Rol
Located in London, GB
Designed in wood, stainless steel and plexiglass, this modern floor lamp creates the feel of traditional quality, in polished wood with custom made screws, precise style and a perfec...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Walnut

Large "Diabolo" Standing Lamp by Maison Lunel, Steel, Brass, Silk, France
By Lunel
Located in Girona, ES
Large "Diabolo" standing lamp with a triangular base in solid steel with a gun barrel patina, double reflector articulated by a ball joint. New red silk lampshade as the original and...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass, Steel

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Mid Century Modern Standing Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of mid century modern standing lamps available for sale. Frequently made of metal, brass and steel, all mid century modern standing lamps available were constructed with great care. Find 66 antique and vintage mid century modern standing lamps at 1stDibs now, or shop our selection of 9 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished furniture. Mid century modern standing lamps have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Mid century modern standing lamps bearing Mid-Century Modern or Modern hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Serge Mouille, Jordi Vilanova i Bosch and Pepe Cortés each produced beautiful mid century modern standing lamps that are worth considering.

How Much are Mid Century Modern Standing Lamps?

Prices for mid century modern standing lamps start at $459 and top out at $18,500 with the average selling for $3,141.

Finding the Right Floor Lamps for You

The modern floor lamp is an evolution of torchères — tall floor candelabras that originated in France as a revolutionary development in lighting homes toward the end of the 17th century. Owing to the advent of electricity and the introduction of new materials as a part of lighting design, floor lamps have taken on new forms and configurations over the years. 

In the early 1920s, Art Deco lighting artisans worked with dark woods and modern metals, introducing unique designs that still inspire the look of modern floor lamps developed by contemporary firms such as Luxxu

Popular mid-century floor lamps include everything from the enchanting fixtures by the Italian lighting artisans at Stilnovo to the distinctly functional Grasshopper floor lamp created by Scandinavian design pioneer Greta Magnusson-Grossman to the Paracarro floor lamp by the Venetian master glass workers at Mazzega. Among the more celebrated names in mid-century lighting design are Milanese innovators Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, who, along with their eldest brother, Livio, worked for their own firm as architects and designers. While Livio departed the practice in 1952, Achille and Pier Giacomo would go on to design the Arco floor lamp, the Toio floor lamp and more for legendary lighting brands such as FLOS

Today’s upscale interiors frequently integrate the otherworldly custom lighting solutions created by a wealth of contemporary firms and designers such as Spain’s Masquespacio, whose Wink floor lamps integrate gold as well as fabric fringes. 

Visual artists and industrial designers have a penchant for floor lamps, possibly because they’re so often a clever marriage of design and the functions of lighting. A good floor lamp can change the mood of any room while adding a touch of elegance to your entire space. Find yours now on 1stDibs.