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Pair of Modernist Hand Blown Murano Smoked Glass Table Lamps, 24kt Gold Flecks
Located in New York, NY
This glamorous and refined pair of modernist table lamps were hand blown in Murano, Italy, the islands off the coast of Venice renowned for centuries for their superlative glass prod...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Moderne Glass Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of circa 1940's Italian molded leopard pattern glass lamps with gilt details and mounted on lucite bases. Measurements: Height of body: 17" Diameter: 10"
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Vintage 1940s Italian Table Lamps

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Lucite, Art Glass

  • Pair of Moderne Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Moderne Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Moderne Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Moderne Glass Lamps
H 17 in. Dm 10 in.
Pair of Italian Table Lamps 19th Century Pair of Portapalme Altar Vases
Located in Milan, IT
A pair of early 19th century Italian silver-leaf wooden small table lamps, consisting of two antique portapalme vases, on square base, turned Cembran pinewood with shaped handles. M...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Silver Leaf

20th Century Italian Art Nouveau Silvered Bronze Pair of Table Lamp
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Pair of silvered bronze table lamp. The lamps are extremely refined, the forged bronze body is formed by figures of angels holding up the lamp. The lamps are working. The measures in...
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Vintage 1910s Italian Table Lamps

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Bronze

Pair of Italian Gio Ponti Style Alabaster Brass Lamps
By Gio Ponti
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of Gio Ponti style 1940s Italian alabaster candelabra lamps with brass arms and fittings. Newly restored and rewired with full range dimmer socket and rayon covered French style...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Table Lamps

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Alabaster, Brass

Wonderful Mid-Century Modern Pair Italian Venetian Swirl Murano Glass Deco Lamps
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
A Wonderful pair of Mid-Century Modern Italian / Murano Venetian swirl form smoke grey color art glass lamps in the Art Deco style with new polished nickel fittings and wiring.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Pair of Large Green Murano Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of 1960s Italian blown glass Murano lamps in a pale lime green color with swirled white ribbon. Measurements: Height of body 24" Diameter 6".  
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Pair of Murano Glass Tall Lamps in the Style of Barovier
Located in London, GB
A beautiful pair of Murano glass table lamps in dark amber colour.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Early 20th Century Italian Silvered Metal Pair of Table Lamp
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Delicious pair of small table lamps made of silver metal with small chiseled feet. The cloth hat decorated by hand with small pendants. Perfect for your bedside table. Electrical sys...
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Vintage 1920s Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Metal

Pair of Alabaster Table Lamps
By Nordiska Kompaniet
Located in Armadale, Victoria
Stunning pair of Alabaster table lamps in the form of a horses head which represents the night piece of chess. Made in Italy for the famous department store Nordiska Kompaniet Stockh...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Other Table Lamps

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Alabaster

  • Pair of Alabaster Table Lamps
  • Pair of Alabaster Table Lamps
  • Pair of Alabaster Table Lamps
  • Pair of Alabaster Table Lamps
H 30.71 in. W 5.12 in. D 5.12 in.
Rare of Pair of Lamps with Table, 1970s Italian by Tommaso Barbi
By Tommaso Barbi
Located in London, GB
A pair of unusual and rare floor lamps or side table in alabaster in polished nickel finish on wheels, for hotel Delle Nazioni, Roma, 1970s Italian by Tommaso Barbi. Measures: Base:...
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20th Century Italian Floor Lamps

Pair of Italian Table Lamps with Murano Glass
Located in Vilnius, LT
This pair of Italian table lamps are designed in Murano glass. The glass is lightly yellow with inlaid gold. The base is made of round form thick clear glass with small round brass...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Barovier Murano Gold White Column Table Lamps
By Ercole Barovier
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of column shaped Murano table lamps by Ercole Barovier Toso. The column portion is ribbed with gold inclusions, the bases are done in the "segmentati" technique with swirls of w...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Targetti Sankey Table Lamps, circa 1970
By Targetti Sankey
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Space Age pair of table lamps in handblown clear and white Murano glass and chromed metal, manufactured by Targetti Sankey and still retaining the original labels, circa 1970.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Signed ´La Murrina´ Table Lamps, circa 1970
By La Murrina
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Space Age pair of table lamps by in hand blown cream and black Murano glass, both bearing the 'La Murrina' seal and an original tag, circa 1970.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Alberto Donà Pair of Cone Star-Shaped Table Lamps, Murano Mercury Glass
By Alberto Donà
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Fashionable pair of tall table lamp from Alberto Donà in Murano. Gray acciaio color layered inside with mirror mercury glass technique. Geometry of shape plays well with light reflec...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Mercury Glass, Murano Glass

Alberto Donà, Deco Table Lamps, Rigadin Gold Leaf Spheres, Black Accents, Pair
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Pair of tall table lamps from Alberto Donà in Murano. Glass spheres are in rigadin, with gold leaf applied before blowing. Spacers and base are in pure black, which is a specialty o...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Gold Leaf

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Targetti Sankey Flush Mounts or Table Lamps
By Targetti Sankey
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Space Age pair of lamps in hand blown clear ¨Pulegoso¨ technique Murano glass chromed and lacquered (white) metal, manufactured by Targetti Sankey and still retaining the original la...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Cone Star-Shaped Table Lamps, Murano Amber Glass with Mercury Glass, Gold, Pair
By Alberto Donà
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Glamourous pair of tall table lamp from Alberto Donà in Murano. Glass is amber layered inside with mirror mercury glass technique. Result is a shiny gold color. Geometry of shape pla...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Mercury Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Venini Table Lamps "Tesutto" Murano Glass, circa 1970
By Venini
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Space age pair of table lamps by in hand blown clear and white 'Tessuto' technique Murano glass attributed to Venini, circa 1970.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Venini Table Lamps in Brass and Murano Glass
By La Murrina
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Space Age pair of table lamps by in hand blown clear, white and black 'Tessuto' technique Murano glass attributed to Venini, circa 1970.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Pair of Space Age Table Lamps by Aldo Nason for Mazzega, Murano Glass
By Aldo Nason, Mazzega
Located in Merida, Yucatan
Mid-Century Modern pair of three light table lamps in steel and clear (frosted), speckled with white Murano blown glass designed by Aldo Nason for Mazzega, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Space Age Table Lamps

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Steel

Contemporary Pair of Lamps Cubic Murano Glass and Brass
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Huge pair of contemporary table lamps cubic pressed Murano glass block. Few exclusive production from a small Italian design workshop. In the style of Mazzega, Poliarte, Venini, Vist...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Contemporary Lamps Cubic Murano Glass and Brass
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Huge pair of contemporary table lamps cubic pressed Murano glass block and brass elements. Few exclusive production from a small Italian design workshop. In the style of Mazzega, Pol...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Contemporary Pair of Lamps Cubic Murano Glass and Brass
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Huge pair of contemporary table lamps cubic pressed Murano glass block. Few exclusive production from a small Italian design workshop. In the style of Mazzega, Poliarte, Venini, Vist...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair Multi-color Quadriedri Table Lamp, Murano, 1990s
By Venini
Located in Budapest, HU
Multicolor Quadriedri table lamp - Mariangela model Magnificent pair of table lamps, 24 quadriedri Murano crystal multicolored prism for each lamp. Nickel metal frame. Elegant objec...
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Late 20th Century Italian Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Pair Italian Table Lamps in Amethyst Mirrored Glass
Located in London, GB
A pair of Italian lamps in amethyst mirrored glass with a black glass base and four sections divided by black glass rings. In excellent conditions.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Pair of Italian Table Lamps by FAAI Arredo Cremona Manufacture
By Vintage Italian Lamp
Located in Milano, IT
Pair of vintage Italian table lamps made by FAAI Arredo Cremona in the 1960s. The lamps are made with a nickel-plated brass structure and their lampshade and base is in painted alumi...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass

Pair of Gilt Metal Italian Side Table Lamps by Maison Charles, 1970s
By Vintage Italian Lamp
Located in Delft, NL
A pair of gilt metal Italian side table lamps, 1970s In total 56 cm high The shade is 25 cm diagonal The foot is 9 cm square.  
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20th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Italian Murano Opaline Glass and Bronze Table Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Glamorous 1970’s Italian light green Murano Opaline glass lamps and bronze with original off white silk shades. They show minor wear consistent with age(see detail photos). They ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Bronze

Pair of Italian Yellow Marble and Brass Table Lamps by Marbro Lamp Co.
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Spectacular pair of Italian yellow marble and satin brass table lamps by Marbro Lamp Co. Vibrant yellow color. Newly rewired and new vanilla linen shades. Measurements: 38” High ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Marble, Brass

Pair of Italian Neoclassical Style Porcelain Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Stunning pair of Italian neoclassical style Porcelain lamps with opposing Greek inspired faces, gilt swan handles and brass bases. These gorgeous lamps in a lovely l shade of green h...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Neoclassical Table Lamps

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Porcelain

Italian Onyx Table Lamps, Pair
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional pair of solid onyx table lamps Italy, circa 1960s Measures: 6.25" W x 6.25" D x 34.5" H. Very good original vintage condition.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Organic Modern Table Lamps

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Onyx

  • Italian Onyx Table Lamps, Pair
  • Italian Onyx Table Lamps, Pair
  • Italian Onyx Table Lamps, Pair
  • Italian Onyx Table Lamps, Pair
H 34.5 in. W 6.25 in. D 6.25 in.
Italian Renaissance Style Pair of Tall Marbro Gilt Table Lamps, circa 1950
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Encinitas, CA
Monumental pair of Italian Renaissance Style gilt table lamps by world-renowned Marbro Lamp Company of Los Angeles USA, circa 1950. Black lacquered and gold gilted. Each lamp measur...
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Mid-20th Century American Renaissance Table Lamps

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Wood

Pair of Italian Table Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Opaline glass and brass Italian table lamps.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
H 21.5 in. Dm 11.5 in.
Pair of Italian Table Lamps
Located in Antwerp, BE
A pair Of Italian table lamps . Measures: Diameter 40 cm. Height 77 cm.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
H 30.32 in. Dm 15.75 in.
Pair of Italian Table Lamps
Located in Antwerp, BE
Pair of aluminum Italian table lamps. Diameter:9 cm. Height cilinder:35 cm. Total height cilinder with socket:41 cm.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps
H 16.15 in. Dm 3.55 in.
Pair of Space Age Chrome Table Lamps by Torino
Located in San Diego, CA
Pair of "Space Age" chrome table lamps by Torino, circa 1970's. The lamps features three globe style fixtures, all at different heights, and is adorned with a pair of smoked lucite a...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Space Age Table Lamps

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Chrome

Pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern Glass and Marble Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Beautiful pair of Italian Hollywood Regency glass and marble table lamps. The glass on this pair of vintage lamps may be murano glass. These Italian glass and marble lamps are most l...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Marble

Pair of Italian Ceramic Table Lamps
By Studio Crestani
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of modern Italian oval shaped ceramic table lamps hand painted in glossy black and gold colors / made in Italy in 2000s 1 light / E26 or E27 type / max 60W Measures: width 20 in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Ceramic Table Lamps
H 14 in. W 20 in. D 12 in.
Pair of Table Lamps, Italy, 2017
Located in New York, NY
Black plexiglass bodies, each holding a broad brass band in its middle, raised on a square brass base.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Table Lamps, Italy, 2017
  • Pair of Table Lamps, Italy, 2017
  • Pair of Table Lamps, Italy, 2017
  • Pair of Table Lamps, Italy, 2017
H 31.5 in. W 9 in. D 9 in.
Pair of Table Lamps, Italy, 1970s
Located in New York, NY
Polished brass cubic base over a wood core, the brass decorated with a diagonal design. Height (with shade): 34".    
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Table Lamps, Italy, 1970s
  • Pair of Table Lamps, Italy, 1970s
  • Pair of Table Lamps, Italy, 1970s
  • Pair of Table Lamps, Italy, 1970s
H 34 in. W 9.5 in. D 9.5 in.
Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps Made by Marbro Lamp Company
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of Italian Murano glass table lamps with newly re-plated polished brass bases. Newly rewired with new polished brass hardware. New oatmeal linen shades. Made by The Marbro...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Large Artisan Marble Table Lamps, 1950s
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Pair of large artisan table lamps in figured marble with gilded metal accents on ebonized bases with brass hardware, made in Italy for Marbro Lighting, 1950s. Original "Marbro Lamp C...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Marble, Metal, Brass

Pair of Italian Bronze Table Lamps
Located in London, GB
Pair of table lamps with a rectangular glass base, brass structure and cast bronze facades showing a Horn of plenty.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Organic Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Bronze

  • Pair of Italian Bronze Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Bronze Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Bronze Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Bronze Table Lamps
H 16.54 in. W 9.85 in. D 7.88 in.
Pair of Italian Table Lamps, 1950s
Located in Rome, IT
Pair of vintage table or desk lamps manufactured in Italy during the 1950s Original working wire with standard E14 bulbs.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Iron

  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps, 1950s
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps, 1950s
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps, 1950s
  • Pair of Italian Table Lamps, 1950s
H 14.57 in. W 4.34 in. D 5.91 in.
Pair of Smoked Glass Jar Form Table Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
Stylish and chic smoked glass table lamps. Both are in clean, original and working condition. Height to top of glass element 16 inches, shades not included.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

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. Each lamp has a light in the shade as well as the base. Very elegant and attractive ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Pair of Italian Porcelain Table Lamps
By Manifattura Artistica Porcellane
Located in London, GB
A very fine hand-made pair of porcelain bird figures mounted table lamps by Manifattura Le Porcellane, in the 18th century Chinese export taste, with original shades. Italy, Florence...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of Italian Porcelain Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Porcelain Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Porcelain Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian Porcelain Table Lamps
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H 21.66 in. W 13.39 in. D 9.65 in.
Pair of Italian Midcentury Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Italian circa 1950s ceramic table lamps with iron bases. Measurements: Height of body 15" Diameter 7".
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Italian Column Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A circa 1940s Italian patinated column lamp of metal rondelles with original patina. Measurements: Height of body 18? Diameter 7?.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Italian 1950s Table Lamps
Located in Madrid, ES
A pair of Italian table lamps. Chromed brass frame.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Bronze Italian Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Italian circa 1960s table lamps with polished bronze finish. Measurements: Height of body 17" Diameter 6.5".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Bronze

Pair of Vintage Italian Blown Glass Rooster Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company, Frederick Cooper
Located in Houston, TX
Stylish pair of Hollywood Regency Italian blown frosted glass table lamps hand decorated with silver and gilt roosters on brass base, these vintage Italian lamps has been newly wired...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Blown Glass, Glass

Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of circa 1960s glazed porcelain table lamps with gilt metal bases. Measurements: Height of body 22" Height to shade rest 31.5" Diameter  6.25".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1960s Italian hammered brass table lamps in a fluted/scalloped shape.  Measurements: Height of body: 15.5" Height to shade rest: 26" Width 10.5" Depth 6".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
  • Pair of Midcentury Italian Table Lamps
H 15.5 in. W 10.5 in. D 6 in.
Pair of Italian 1970s Table Lamps
Located in Milan, IT
Rare set of two Italian 1970s table lamps. Strongly influenced by the "Chimera" lamps by Vico Magistretti, the set keeps its originality due to unusual shape and color.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

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Plastic

  • Pair of Italian 1970s Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1970s Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1970s Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1970s Table Lamps
H 15.75 in. W 7.88 in. D 5.52 in.
Pair of Italian Travertine Table Lamps, Italy, 1970
Located in Le Grand-Saconnex, CH
Set of two italian travertine table lamps, made in the seventies. Excellent condition. There is one bulb facing up, to illuminate the ceiling, and two bulbs behind the shade. One ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Travertine, Metal

Pair of Italian Glass Table Lamps
Located in Cathedral City, CA
Pair of Murano glass table lamps with brass base.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Italian 1970s Table Lamps
Located in Milan, IT
Set of two Italian 1970s table lamps featuring lacquered base and curved plexiglass diffusers.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of Italian 1970s Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1970s Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1970s Table Lamps
  • Pair of Italian 1970s Table Lamps
H 18.51 in. W 13.39 in. D 5.52 in.
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Pair Italian Table Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of pair Italian table lamps is available at 1stDibs. Each of these unique pair Italian table lamps was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, metal and murano glass. There are 6970 antique and vintage pair Italian table lamps for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 308 modern editions to choose from as well. Pair Italian table lamps have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Pair Italian table lamps bearing Mid-Century Modern or Modern hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. There have been many well-made pair Italian table lamps over the years, but those made by Barovier&Toso, Bitossi and Seguso Vetri d'Arte are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Pair Italian Table Lamps?

Prices for pair Italian table lamps can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, pair Italian table lamps begin at $1 and can go as high as $59,655, while the average can fetch as much as $3,595.

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.