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Vintage table lamp by Mazzega, 1960s
By AVMazzega
Located in Leuven, Vlaams Gewest
Mid century mushroom table lamp attributed to Carlo Nason for Mazzega with a murano glass lamp
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Vintage 1960s Italian Space Age Table Lamps

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Metal

Vintage table lamp by Mazzega, 1960s
Vintage table lamp by Mazzega, 1960s
H 21.66 in W 11.82 in D 11.82 in
Mid century modern Laurel frosted murano glass mushroom lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Portland, OR
Vintage laurel mushroom table lamp, hand blown and made of one solid piece of frosted Murano glass
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Mushroom Lamp
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern glass lamp in frosted white with a colorful painted line. Top and bottom light
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Mid-Century Mushroom Lamp
Mid-Century Mushroom Lamp
H 22.5 in Dm 13 in
Mid Century Modern Laurel Mushroom Table Lamp in Frosted White Glass
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Boynton Beach, FL
Mid century modern Laurel Mushroom table lamp. Blown opaque white glass forms a unique sculptural
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Mid Century Modern Sculptural Mushroom Table Lamps by Laurel Lamp Co. C1965
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Port Jervis, NY
each available. We do have other mushroom lamps by Laurel, including floor lamps, so please check the
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Art Glass, Paint, Milk Glass

Mid-Century Modern Chrome Floor Lamp Frosted Glass Mushroom Globe Laurel Lamp Co
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Topeka, KS
Lovely Mid-Century Modern chrome floor lamp with frosted glass mushroom globe by Laurel Lamp
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Expertly Restored - Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Glass & Walnut Lamp by Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Transforming a piece of Mid-Century Modern furniture is like bringing history back to life, and we
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass, Walnut

Mid Century Modern Mushroom Table Lamp by Designline in White
By Design Line, Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A handsome table lamp in a conical mushroom form after Laurel Lamp Company. The lamp features a
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Mid Century Mushroom Chrome Floor Lamp
Located in Countryside, IL
Mid Century Mushroom Chrome Floor Lamp This lamp measures: 17.75 wide x 17.75 deep x 56 inches
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Mid Century Mushroom Chrome Floor Lamp
Mid Century Mushroom Chrome Floor Lamp
H 56 in W 17.75 in D 17.75 in
Mid century mushroom floor lamp, 1950s
Located in Leuven, Vlaams Gewest
Colourful mushroom shaped mid century modern floor lamp with three fiberglass lamp shades mounted
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Table Lamp by Designline in Yellow & White
By Design Line, Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A handsome table lamp in a conical mushroom form after Laurel lamp Company. The lamp features a
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Table Lamp by Designline in Orange & White
By Design Line, Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A handsome table lamp in a conical mushroom form after Laurel lamp Company. The lamp features a
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Table Lamp by Designline in Black & White
By Laurel Lamp Company, Design Line
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A handsome table lamp in a conical mushroom form after Laurel lamp Company. The lamp features a
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Table Lamp by Designline in Green & White Glass
By Design Line, Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A handsome table lamp in a conical mushroom form after Laurel Lamp Company. The lamp features a
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Laurel Stainless Finish Mushroom Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Laurel Mushroom Table Lamp in the Stainless finish. New socket and turn switch. Original shade with
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Table Lamp by Designline in Chrome & White Shade
By Laurel Lamp Company, Design Line
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A handsome table lamp in a conical mushroom form after Laurel Lamp Company. The lamp features a
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome, Aluminum

Space Age Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Lamp
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Space Age mushroom lamp with bright red shade and white base.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Acrylic

Mushroom Lamp in Brass by Laurel Lamp Company
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A stunning shiny brass finished original mushroom table lamp by Laurel Lamp Company. This elegant
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Table Lamp by Designline in Nickel & White Glass
By Laurel Lamp Company, Design Line
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A gorgeous tulip form table lamp after Laurel Lamp company. It features a brushed nickel cast
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel, Aluminum

Original Stainless Laurel Mushroom Table Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Original Laurel Mushroom Satin Chrome finish Table lamp. Base retains its original label and shade
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Laurel Mushroom Studio Table Lamps, a Pair
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Boynton Beach, FL
Fantastic pair of Laurel studio mushroom table lamps. Hand Blown opaque white glass forms a unique
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Table Lamp by Designline in Black with White Glass
By Design Line, Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A gorgeous tulip form table lamp after Laurel Lamp company. It features a black poeder coated
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Table Lamp by Designline in White on White Glass
By Design Line, Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A gorgeous tulip form table lamp after Laurel Lamp company. It features a white powder coated cast
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass

Pair of Mid Century Mushroom Table Lamps by Designline in Black & White Glass
By Design Line, Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A gorgeous matching pair of tulip form table lamps after Laurel Lamp company. These feature black
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass

Pair of Mid Century Tulip Mushroom Lamps by Designline in Yellow & White Glass
By Laurel Lamp Company, Design Line
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A gorgeous matching pair of tulip form table lamps after the Laurel Lamp company. These feature
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass

Mid Century Floor Lamp Napako, Mushroom, 1970s
By Napako, Josef Hurka
Located in Praha, CZ
- Adjustable - For two bulbs - Nice style of lighting - Rare type.
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Vintage 1970s Czech Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal, Chrome

Laurel Chrome & Mushroom Frosted Glass Shade Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Laurel Chrome & Mushroom Frosted Glass Shade Lamp
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Laurel Chrome Base & Frosted Glass Shade Mushroom Lamp
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Laurel Chrome Base & Frosted Glass Shade Mushroom Lamp
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Mid-century design mushroom glass table lamp , 1970’s
Located in Delft, NL
Mid-century design mushroom glass table lamp , 1970’s Dimensions: 33cm H, 24cm Diameter Material
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Billy Curry “Mushroom” Frosted Glass Table Lamp for Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Billy Curry “Mushroom” Frosted glass table lamp for Laurel.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Gino Vistosi Murano Glass Mushroom Table Lamp
By Gino Vistosi
Located in Norwood, NJ
Excellent Mid-Century Modern "Mushroom" table lamp designed by Gino Vistosi and constructed from a
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Art Glass, Murano Glass, Blown Glass

Retro Mid Century Beige Mushroom Table Lamp, 1970's
Located in ROTTERDAM, ZH
Beautiful mushroom desk lamp with plexiglass mushroom shade and shiny metal base. The acrylic glass
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20th Century Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of White Frosted Glass Mushroom Table Lamps by Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Great pair of Mid-Century Modern / Hollywood Regency Italian frosted glass table lamps by Laurel
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Mid Century White Mushroom Table Lamp by Dijkstra, 1970s
By Dijkstra
Located in ROTTERDAM, ZH
White Dijkstra space age table lamp with mushroom shade. The white acrylic glass shade produces a
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20th Century Space Age Table Lamps

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Table Lamp Pink Glass, Germany 1960s
Located in München, BY
Rare mushroom-shaped table lamp made of thick-walled pink glass. This extraordinary table lamp was
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Shaped Alabaster Table Lamp, Italy, 1950s
Located in Barntrup, DE
Beautiful Italian Mid-Century Modern period mushroom-shaped ivory color alabaster lamp. This
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Alabaster

Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano Glass Mushroom Table Lamp, 1970s
By Murano Due
Located in Palermo, PA
Murano glass mushroom table light. The glass is light pink with camouflage pattern. A beautiful
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Laurel Mid-Century Modern Murano Mushroom One Piece Lamp & Shade
By Laurel
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous one piece mushroom lamp base with shade. Has a lamp socket in the base as well as the
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Art Glass, Milk Glass

Vistosi Italian Mid-Century Hand Blown Murano Glass "Mushroom" Floor Lamp
By Luciano Vistosi
Located in New York, NY
Italian Mid-Century Hand Blown Murano White Glass "Mushroom" Lamp decorated with a brown and doubl
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Blown Glass

Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano Glass Mushroom Table Lamp, 1970s
By Maestri Muranesi
Located in Puglia, Puglia
Large mushroom-shaped table lamp, handcrafted by the Murano Masters, made of Murano glass
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Mid Century Modern Vintage Organic Rattan Table Lamp Mushroom Eiffel 1950s
Located in Vienna, AT
Mid Century Modern vintage organic table lamp Eiffel with mushroom like shade from rattan 1950s
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Rattan

Mid Century Modern Murano table lamp, Mushroom Shaped, Italy 1960s
Located in Ceglie Messapica, IT
Vintage Murano Table Lamp, Italy 1960s A really cosy late 1960' s vintage Murano glass table lamp
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Mid Century GEPO Space Age Mushroom Table Lamp, 1970's
By Gepo
Located in ROTTERDAM, ZH
Classic large mushroom space age table lamp by GEPO. The beige mushroom shade produces a warm, cosy
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20th Century Space Age Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Large mid-century fully white acrylic mushroom table lamp XL, 1970
Located in TERHEIJDEN, NB
Very funky and very large mid-century mushroom shaped table light with an acrylic white shade and
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Vintage 1970s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

White Mid Century Dijkstra Flexible Snake Mushroom Floor Lamp, 1970s
By Dijkstra
Located in ROTTERDAM, ZH
White space age 'snake' floor lamp by Dijkstra with flexible 'snake' arm and white mushroom shade
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20th Century Space Age Floor Lamps

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano Glass Mushroom Table Lamps, 1970s, Pair
By Maestri Muranesi
Located in Puglia, Puglia
This pair of Murano glass mushroom lamps were produced by the Murano masters in the 1970s. The
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Silver Colored Mushroom Shaped Table Lamp by Doria
By Doria Leuchten Germany
Located in Doornspijk, NL
This Mid-Century Modern table lamp was made by Doria. It has a black cast iron foot in the shape of
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stainless Steel, Chrome, Iron

Mid-Century Modern Italian White Murano Glass Mushroom Table Lamp, 1960s
Located in Byron Bay, NSW
Mushroom Italian lamp in Murano glass, 1960s. Good condition considering the age the white glass
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Mid Century Modern Murano Glass Mushroom Table Lamp, Mazzega Italy 1970s
By Mazzega, Carlo Nason, Toni Zuccheri
Located in Grand Cayman, KY
Extraordinary and beautiful, This hand blown Mid-Century Modern Murano glass mushroom table lamp
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Art Glass, Murano Glass, Blown Glass

Mid Century Modern Murano Glass Mushroom Table Lamp, Mazzega Italy 1970s
By Mazzega, Carlo Nason, Toni Zuccheri
Located in Grand Cayman, KY
Extraordinary and beautiful, This hand blown Mid-Century Modern Murano glass mushroom table lamp
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Art Glass, Murano Glass, Blown Glass

Enameled Mushroom Shade Table Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Petite table lamp with mushroom lampshade in cream-enameled metal. A round base in matching cream
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Mid Century Modern Murano Glass Mushroom shaped table lamp, Italy 1970s
Located in Beograd, RS
In this listing you will find a gorgeous Mid Century Modern table lamp done in white Murano glass
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Steel

Mid Century Space Age Mushroom Floor Lamp by Hala Zeist, 1970s
By Hala Zeist
Located in ROTTERDAM, ZH
Mid Century Space Age Mushroom Floor Lamp by Hala Zeist. The mushroom shade can easily be adjusted
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20th Century Space Age Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Pair of Mid Century Modern Sculptural Mushroom Floor Lamps by the Laurel Lamp Co
By Bill Curry
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Fabulous pair of Mid Century Modern Glass Mushroom floor lamps by the Laurel Lamp Co. C1965. Lamp
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel

Italian mid-century Table lamps Mushroom by Goffredo Reggiani for Reggiani, 1970
By Goffredo Reggiani, Reggiani Lampadari
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian mid-century modern Table lamps Mushroom by Goffredo Reggiani for Reggiani, 1970s Pair of
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Steel

Italian Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Lamp, White Murano Glass, Swirl Blown Glass
Located in Stamford, CT
Italian Mid-Century Modern Mushroom Lamp, White Murano Glass, Swirl Blown Glass Mouth blown in a
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Vintage Mid Century GEPO Space Age Mushroom Arc Floor Lamp, 1970s
Located in ROTTERDAM, ZH
Rare space age arc floor lamp by GEPO with beige mushroom shade. The acrylic glass mushroom shade
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20th Century Space Age Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Mazzega Style Mid-Century Bubble Glass Mushroom Table Side Lamp, Italy, 1960s
By Mazzega
Located in Vienna, AT
A wonderful modernist mushroom table or side lamp, featuring a handblown art glass lampshade in
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Mid Century Brown and White Space Age Mushroom Table Lamp, 1970s
Located in ROTTERDAM, ZH
Big space age mushroom table lamp with large white shade and metal base. The acrylic glass mushroom
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20th Century Space Age Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Mid Century Louis Poulsen Panthella Mushroom Floor Lamp by Verner Panton
By Verner Panton
Located in ROTTERDAM, ZH
Iconic Louis Poulsen Panthella mushroom floor lamp by Verner Panton. The lamp requires one E27
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Vintage 1970s European Space Age Floor Lamps

Materials

Synthetic, Plastic, Acrylic

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Midcentury Mushroom Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic midcentury mushroom lamp available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, brass and glass, every midcentury mushroom lamp was constructed with great care. Find 23 options for an antique or vintage midcentury mushroom lamp now, or shop our selection of 1 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect midcentury mushroom lamp — we have versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A midcentury mushroom lamp made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Modern — is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made midcentury mushroom lamp over the years, but those crafted by Laurel Lamp Company, Hillebrand and Murano are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Midcentury Mushroom Lamp?

A midcentury mushroom lamp can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $976, while the lowest priced sells for $450 and the highest can go for as much as $3,839.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern 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.

ORIGINS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

CHARACTERISTICS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNERS TO KNOW

ICONIC MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNS

VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE ON 1STDIBS

The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s 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 pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by celebrated manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture 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, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

Generations turn over, and mid-century modern remains arguably the most popular style going. As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere 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

Well-crafted antique and vintage table lamps do 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. Perfect for lighting your nightstand or reading nook, table lamps play an integral role in styling an inviting room. 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 affiliated with Art Deco, which originated 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 vintage Art Deco table lamps provide an air of luxury and sophistication that never goes out of style.

After launching in 1934, Anglepoise lamps soon became a favorite among modernist architects and designers, who interpreted the fixture as “a machine for lighting,” just as Le Corbusier had reimagined the house as “a machine for living in.” The popular task light owed to a collaboration between a vehicle-suspension engineer by the name of George Carwardine and a West Midlands springs manufacturer, Herbert Terry & Sons

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, a Murano glass 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.

Questions About Midcentury Mushroom Lamp
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Mushroom lamps are desk and table lamps that resemble mushrooms. Some have a bowl-shaped shade with a pedestal body or a tapered shade with a matching tapered body. Lighting designers began creating the distinctive fixtures in the 1960s and 70s. You'll find a range of mushroom lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    A Murano mushroom lamp is a type of light fixture easily identifiable by its tapered shape that resembles a mushroom. The name Murano indicates that the lamp features a colorful type of art glass that is handmade in Murano, Italy. On 1stDibs, find a collection of Murano art glass.