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Pair of Black Lamp Bases, Signed Toso Murano Glass, circa 1980
By Stefano Toso
Located in Saint ouen, FR
Pair of black lamp bases - Signed Toso. Murano glass. Circa 1980. Measures: H 63 x D 23 cms. Signed at the foot. Shower feet with alternating spheres in ribbed glass and smooth ...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Art Nouveau Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Pair of Rembrandt Lamp Co. 1950s Brass & Black Fleur-de-LIs Black Handled Lamps
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of Brass & Black fleur-de-lis, Black handled Table Lamps by Rembrandt Lamp Company, 1950's. Featuring a Black enameled metal smooth sculpted fleur-de-lis design and lower grip,...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Laurel Lamps
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Manchester, MA
This beautiful pair of modernist Laurel Lamps is cast in solid brass, and inlaid with wood veneer accents on four sides. Made in the Canada by the Laurel Company. Which went sadly ou...
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Mid-20th Century Canadian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Laurel Lamps
  • Pair of Laurel Lamps
  • Pair of Laurel Lamps
  • Pair of Laurel Lamps
H 24.5 in. Dm 7.5 in.
Pair of Brushed Chrome Lamps by the Laurel Lamp Co.
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of chrome lamps manufactured by the Laurel Lamp Company, Newark, N.J. Lamps have been professionally rewired for 3-way light bulbs. We also added a 3 inch chrome neck with high ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Pair of Midcentury Brutalist Table Lamps for Laurel Lamp Co.
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
This sculptural and dynamic pair of Mid-Century Modern lamps were designed by Harold Weiss and Richard Barr for the illustrious Laurel Lamp Company in the United States, circa 1970. ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Enamel, Chrome

Pair of Midcentury Brutalist Table Lamps for Laurel Lamp Co.
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
This sculptural and dynamic pair of Mid-Century Modern lamps were designed by Harold Weiss and Richard Barr for the illustrious Laurel Lamp Company in the United States, circa 1970. ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Enamel, Chrome

Pair of Mid Century Sculptural Giraffe Table Lamps by Rembrandt Lamp Co. 1950s
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Bedford Hills, NY
Awesome pair of sculptural brass giraffe table lamps by Rembrandt Lamp Company, 1950s. Beautiful aged patina, rewired, shades on included.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Mutual Sunset Lamp Co. Double Splayed Black Cast Aluminum Table Lamps
By Stewart Ross James, Mutual Sunset Lamp Co.
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Modern pair of mutual sunset lamp company black enameled cast aluminum table lamps, 1950s. In the manner of Stewart Ross James. Featuring a flowing splayed form in black enameled cas...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Aluminum

Pair of Mid Century Brass Table Lamps by Laurel Lamp Company, 1960's
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Bedford Hills, NY
Iconic "The Chessmen" table lamps featured on the Dick Van Dyke show. Manufactured by Laurel Lamp Co, 1960s. Professionally re-wired with three way switch. Shades not included.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Tubular Chrome Table Lamps, Laurel Lamp Attributed
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Bedford Hills, NY
Really nice pair of Mid-Century Modern tubular chrome table lamps in the style of Laurel Lamp Co. Shades not included.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Contemporary Black Lamps
Located in Dallas, TX
Beautiful pair of contemporary black lamps, does not include shades.
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Early 20th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Wood

  • Pair of Contemporary Black Lamps
  • Pair of Contemporary Black Lamps
  • Pair of Contemporary Black Lamps
  • Pair of Contemporary Black Lamps
H 28 in. W 7 in. D 5.5 in.
Pair of Tall Marbro Lamp Company Table Lamps in Porcelain
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in San Diego, CA
A beautiful elegant pair of tall Marbro lamps, circa 1960s, porcelain bases freshly rewired brass sockets, great condition Lampshades not included.
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20th Century North American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

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

Monumental Pair of Aluminum I Beam Lamps by Laurel Lamp Company Original Shades
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Hudson, NY
Pair of Laurel I Beam Lamps with original shades. Design is attributed to Jeff Jones. Polished aluminum i beam base with matte black finished detail. Lamps are 5 inch square and 38 i...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Pair of Aubergine Glazed Lamps by Stiffel
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This stylish and dramatic set of Stiffel table lamps date to the 1960s and the were acquired from a Palm Beach estate. The translucent aubergine glaze compliments the polished brass ...
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Mid-20th Century American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Large Brass Ginger Jar Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of large ginger jar lamps in antiqued brass finish. 17" diameter by 26" high top of the socket. Total height is 38.
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Pair of Marble Lucite Table Lamps, Bauer Lamp Co.
By Bauer Lamp Company
Located in National City, CA
For Your Pleasure: an elegant Pair of Vintage Modern Marble and Lucite Table Lamps by Bauer lamp Co. circa 1985 Made in the USA Dimensions are: 18" H x 10" W x 5" D Ref# LIGGM11520 O...
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Vintage 1980s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Marble

Pair of Black Table Lamps
Located in Antwerp, BE
This is a perfect pair of Italian brass and metal table lamps. Finished in a high gloss are these beauties are real show stoppers. Measures: Height 42 cm. Depth, width 15 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Adam Style Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

  • Pair of Black Table Lamps
  • Pair of Black Table Lamps
  • Pair of Black Table Lamps
  • Pair of Black Table Lamps
H 16.54 in. W 5.91 in. D 5.91 in.
Pair of Italian Black Porcelain Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1950s black porcelain table lamps with silver plated bases. Measurements: Height of body 18” Width 11”.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

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Porcelain

Pair of Midcentury Ceramic Geometric Modernist Table Lamps by Rembrandt
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Pair of geometric Modernist table lamps labeled by the Rembrandt lighting company. Each lamp features a ceramic cone shape fixed to a black lacquer wood block base. Measures: 4" w...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Extra Large Lamps in Antique Brass
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of extra large lamps in antique brass finish.
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Marbro Gilt Baluster Form Table Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
In impeccable condition, these lamps by Marbro have a black lacquered base, Asian ornamentation, and a gilt body. Complete with original black finials and renowned Marbro attention t...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

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Metal

  • Pair of Marbro Gilt Baluster Form Table Lamps
  • Pair of Marbro Gilt Baluster Form Table Lamps
  • Pair of Marbro Gilt Baluster Form Table Lamps
  • Pair of Marbro Gilt Baluster Form Table Lamps
H 48.5 in. W 6.5 in. D 6.5 in.
Pair of Black Porcelain Table Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An elegant pair of black porcelain table lamps that have been newly restored by our craftsmen and in working condition. This set of lamps features new matte black color shades and be...
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Vintage 1920s Japanese Neoclassical Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Abstract Solid Welded Brutalist Metal Table Lamps, Mid-Century Modern
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Stamford, CT
A very fine pair of Brutalist lamps possibly by the Laurel Lamp Company. Each of these lamps made from welded metal in the fashion of Brutalist design. This is an original sculpture ...
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Late 20th Century Unknown Brutalist Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Midcentury Black Porcelain Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of French circa 1950’s black tapered column porcelain table lamps. Measurements: Height of body: 21? Diameter: 7.5?.
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Vintage 1950s French Table Lamps

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Porcelain

Pair of Electrified Black Glass Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of French circa 1920's black opaline glass electrified oil lamps with metal bases. Measurements: Height of body: 13" Height to shade rest: 21.5" Diameter: 6".  
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Vintage 1920s French Table Lamps

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Bronze

Pair of Black Glass Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1900 French black glass oil lamps converted to electrified table lamps. Measurements: Height of body: 17" Height to shade rest: 26" Diameter of base: 6".
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Antique 1890s French Table Lamps

Pair of Black Porcelain Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of 1950’s French black glass table lamps with gilt details and lucite bases. Measurements: Height of body: 14″ Height to shade rest: 22″ Diameter: 6"
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Vintage 1950s French Table Lamps

Pair of Mid-Century Modernist Sculptural Chrome Table Lamps by Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Kingston, NY
This pair of Mid-Century modernist table lamps features a sculptural design in chrome with embossed crocodile black leather detailing by Laurel Lamp Company. Made in America, cir...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Handsome Pair of Solid Walnut Columnar Laurel Lamps Mid-century Modern
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Pemberton, NJ
These handsome lamps measure 35.5"t including harp and finial-they measure 27't to the top of the socket x 6"w.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Italian Black Marble Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of circa 1920’s Italian gray, black and white baluster shaped marble table lamps with double light cluster. Measurements: Height of Body: 23″ Height to Shade Rest: 33″   
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Early 20th Century Italian Table Lamps

Pair of Mid Century Black Porcelain Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Italian circa 1950's black porcelain lamps with gold decoration. Measurements: Height of body: 15.5" Diameter at widest: 6.5".
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of French Black Porcelain Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of circa 1920s French black porcelain table lamps with bronze fittings. Measurements: Height of body: 15" Height to shade rest: 24" Diameter: 5"(widest point).
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Early 20th Century French Table Lamps

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Porcelain

Pair of Black Porcelain Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1940s French porcelain table lamps with gilt details. Measurements: Height of body 24" Height of shade rest 35".
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Vintage 1940s French Table Lamps

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Porcelain

Pair of Black Opaline Table Lamps
By Jacques Adnet
Located in New York, NY
Three balls opaline lamp on chromed base. Needs to be rewired.
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Opaline Glass

Pair of Black Orrefors Crystal Lamps
By Orrefors
Located in New York, NY
A pair of crystal lamps produced by Orrefors, Sweden, in a stunning midnight blue. The lamps have been recently re-wired for use in the U.S. and have brass fittings with cloth cords....
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20th Century Swedish Table Lamps

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Crystal

  • Pair of Black Orrefors Crystal Lamps
  • Pair of Black Orrefors Crystal Lamps
  • Pair of Black Orrefors Crystal Lamps
  • Pair of Black Orrefors Crystal Lamps
H 14 in. W 5 in. D 3.5 in.
Pair of Mid Century Mushroom Table Lamps by Design Line 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 powder coated cast aluminum bases with mouth blown frosted white glass shades. The p...
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass

Tall Pair of Laurel Co. Walnut and Smoked Lucite Paneled "Tower" Table Lamps
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Substantial Pair International Style Laurel Lamp Co. attributed Walnut, Lucite & Brass Table Lamps, 1960s. Featuring a Walnut rectilinear form, open center, tubular Brass central col...
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Vintage 1960s American International Style Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Rembrandt Brass Open Rib Table Lamps with Crystal Ball Centres
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of vase form open rib table lamps with internal crystal spheres. Black lacquered and stepped round disc bases with switch and black lacquered disc cap. Original milk glass diffu...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Crystal, Metal, Brass

Monumental Pair of Brutalist Torch Cut Steel Laurel Lamps Mid-Century Modern
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Pemberton, NJ
1960s table lamp in Brutalist style. Comprised of welded torch cut steel cubic strips with a black base. The size alone is impressive let alone the skillfully welded construction in ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Iron

Pair of 1950s Black Ceramic Table Lamps
Located in London, GB
A most unusual pair of ceramic lamps, of distinctive metallic black glaze, projecting its two original internally lit glass candle tubes. Signed and numbered to the underside, Fra...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Glass

  • Pair of 1950s Black Ceramic Table Lamps
  • Pair of 1950s Black Ceramic Table Lamps
  • Pair of 1950s Black Ceramic Table Lamps
  • Pair of 1950s Black Ceramic Table Lamps
H 17.33 in. W 10.63 in. D 3.55 in.
Murano Black Glass Pair of Table Lamps
Located in Austin, TX
Italian handblown Murano glass table lamps, sleek in polished black glass that fades to clear just below 23-karat gold flecked rings. At once formal and nonchalant, these tuxedo-remi...
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2010s Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Gold Leaf

  • Murano Black Glass Pair of Table Lamps
  • Murano Black Glass Pair of Table Lamps
  • Murano Black Glass Pair of Table Lamps
  • Murano Black Glass Pair of Table Lamps
H 30.25 in. W 7.75 in. D 5.75 in.
Pair of Tall Opulent Iridescent Glass Table Lamps by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
A pair of very large-scale table lamps with iridescent blue-purple glass bodies and gold-plated fittings. Produced by Marbro, American, circa 1950.
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Mutual Sunset White Enamel and Chrome Table Lamps
By Mutual Sunset Lamp Co.
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of tubular form table lamps in white enameled steel with chromed steel cuff rings, stem, socket and harp. From the mutual sunset lamp company; a now defunct lamp company that fe...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Enamel, Steel, Chrome

Pair of Mid-Century African Inspired Modernist Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company, Chapman Manufacturing Company
Located in Houston, TX
Unusual pair of sculptural mid-century or Hollywood Regency African inspired table lamps with elongated faces. These high quality modernist lamps have been newly wired and are possib...
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Vintage 1950s Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Hollywood Regency Apple Green Ceramic Lamps
By Frederick Cooper, E. F. Chapman, The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Pair Of Hollywood Regency apple green ceramic lamps. This gorgeous pair of Vintage Hollywood Regency lamps are newly wired, come with their original matching finials and are ready fo...
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Vintage 1980s Unknown Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Brass Neoclassical Style Corinthian Column Lamps
By Frederick Cooper, E. F. Chapman, The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Large pair of brass neoclassical style Corinthian column lamps. Our good sized neoclassical style lamps have been newly wired to U.S. specifications.
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Vintage 1970s Unknown Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Neoclassical Ebony and Giltwood Table Lamps by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Danville, CA
Exquisite pair of ebonized and giltwood table lamps by Marbro. The pair are beautifully carved and finished as expected from Marbro, the maker of the finest and most luxurious lamps ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Neoclassical Revival Table Lamps

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Wood

Pair of Black Opaline and Brass Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of black opaline and brass lamps. Has claw feet to the base. Measures: 35.25" height (to top of finial) x 5.5" in diameter (at it's widest). Base: 7" x 7" shades not included.
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Vintage 1950s Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Opaline Glass

Pair of Black and Gold Table Lamps
Located in Brooklyn, NY
1980s table lamps with high gloss black ceramic bases and gold brass accents. No shades included.
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Vintage 1980s Post-Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Black and Gold Table Lamps
  • Pair of Black and Gold Table Lamps
  • Pair of Black and Gold Table Lamps
  • Pair of Black and Gold Table Lamps
H 10 in. W 10 in. D 30 in.
Pair of Black Tole Asian Style Table Lamps
Located in Toledo, OH
A pair of Asian style table lamps. They feature a black lacquer metal body with Asian scenes in gold tones, a mahogany hexagon base, a three-way switch and a heavy brass finial. The ...
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20th Century Chinese Export Table Lamps

  • Pair of Black Tole Asian Style Table Lamps
  • Pair of Black Tole Asian Style Table Lamps
  • Pair of Black Tole Asian Style Table Lamps
  • Pair of Black Tole Asian Style Table Lamps
H 38.5 in. W 6.75 in. D 6.5 in.
Pair of Black and Gold Table Lamps
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
New custom shades are available and can be shipped with the table lamp bases. This stylish and chic pair of table lamps have that Hollywood Regency vibe, with their black and gold...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Chinoiserie Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Black Bitossi Lamps, Italy, 1970
By Bitossi
Located in Bronx, NY
Bitossi lamps Italy 1970s ceramic in a black and silver multi layered glaze with an earthy super sophisticated dark look, signed. Rewired for the US. Shades not included.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Vintage Maitland Smith Lamps on Tessellated Stone Bases
By Maitland Smith, The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Unusual large pair of Hollywood Regency Maitland Smith table lamps. These stunning lamps are gourd shaped with inlaid green and amber colored resin resting on tessellated stone bases.
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Vintage 1980s Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Resin

Original Pair of Black Lava Rock Lamps
Located in Saint-Ouen, IDF
Original and unusual pair of lamps made of polished and painted lava rock, with brass setting.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Lava, Brass

  • Original Pair of Black Lava Rock Lamps
  • Original Pair of Black Lava Rock Lamps
  • Original Pair of Black Lava Rock Lamps
  • Original Pair of Black Lava Rock Lamps
H 16.54 in. W 10.24 in. D 3.94 in.
Pair of Nice Black Nacre and Brass Lamps
Located in Saint-Ouen, IDF
Nice pair of lamps made of black nacre and square brass spikes all around. New electrification, perfect condition.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Nice Black Nacre and Brass Lamps
  • Pair of Nice Black Nacre and Brass Lamps
  • Pair of Nice Black Nacre and Brass Lamps
  • Pair of Nice Black Nacre and Brass Lamps
H 24.41 in. W 5.91 in. D 9.45 in.
Black High Gloss Pair Of Lamps, China, Contemporary
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary Chinese pair of high gloss black lamps. Decorative multi "paddle" tops. Base measures 10" diameter. Shade 19" diameter. Overall height 30". New black Belgian linen ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Table Lamps

Materials

Other

Pair of Unique Black Ebene Parisian Table Lamps
Located in Bronx, NY
A pair of c.1960's lamps created of noir ebene porcelain with botanical abstract representations Lucite details and specimen marble roundel bases. From a 16Eme residance in Paris. Be...
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Vintage 1960s European Table Lamps

Materials

Marble

Pair of Black Porcelain Lamps with White Flowers
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1940s Italian porcelain table lamps with hand painted floral motif and open-work brass bases. Measurements: Height 23.5" Diameter 9" (widest point).
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Vintage 1940s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

Pair of Matching Black Wrought Iron Panel Lamps
Located in West Hartford, CT
Rare pair of antique wrought iron panels that have been converted into matching table lamps. The detail on the wrought iron is magnificent. Wire for USA and in perfect working order....
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Early 20th Century Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Wrought Iron

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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.

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