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Pair of White Vintage Table Lamps with Cork Accents
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A stunning matched pair of vintage white cylindrical table lamps with cork bands and original white woven fabric shades. Each lamp has a three way switch. In vintage condition wea...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Pair Of Orange Ellipse-Shaped Resin Table Lamps On Thick Lucite Base
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Pair of heavy orange ellipse-shaped resin table lamps on thick Lucite base.              
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Resin, Lucite

Pair of Vintage Industrial Milk Glass O.C. White Wall Task Lamps, Lights Edison
By O.C. White
Located in Oakville, CT
Pair of vintage Industrial milk glass O.C. White wall task lamps, lights with Edison Bulbs. Articulating lamps with cast iron knob adjustment fittings. Milk glass shades measure 9 1/...
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces

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Iron, Metal, Steel

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of Mid-Century Modern floor lamps, wood block base and chrome Stand, come with white linen square drum shades.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Chrome

  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
  • Pair of Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
H 61 in. W 21 in. D 12 in.
Pair of Silk Strand Table Lamps
By Gianfranco Frattini, Arteluce
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A pair of table lamps of cylindrical form with six sockets obscured by a curtain of silk strands and a single uplight.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Pair of Midcentury Table Lamps, Rockets, Pokrok Zilina, 1970s
By Pokrok Žílina
Located in Praha, CZ
- Beautiful style of lighting - Marked by label.
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Vintage 1970s Slovakian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Plastic, Wood

Large Pair of Gold Glass Lamps by Flygsfors, Sweden, 1970
By Flygsfors
Located in New York, NY
Outstanding large pair of gold glass cased table lamps by Flygsfors, Sweden, 1970.  
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Pair of Barovier & Toso Pink Bullicante Murano Glass Table Lamps
By Murano 5, Barovier&Toso
Located in San Diego, CA
A gorgeous pair of pink, hand blown Barovier & Toso Murano art glass table lamps, circa 1950s. The lamps are brass single socket on ribbed baluster form pink bodies with controlled b...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Near Pair of Midcentury Brass Telescopic Tripod Table Lamps
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Super near pair of brushed brass tripod table lamps. Yellow velvet shades Telescopic so the height can be adjusted. The measurement given below relates to the position in the imag...
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Mid-20th Century English Industrial Table Lamps

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Brass

Large Pair of Gold Glass Lamps by Flygsfors, Sweden, 1970
By Flygsfors
Located in New York, NY
An outstanding large pair of gold glass cased table lamps by Flygsfors, Sweden, 1970. Flygsfors was one of the most famous glass manufacturers of Sweden. Rewired for the US.
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Pair of Midcentury Rupert Nikoll Brass Nightstand Table Lamps, 1950s, Austria
By Rupert Nikoll
Located in Vienna, AT
Elegant pair of Rupert Nikoll solid brass bed-side or nightstand lamps. The lamps are in excellent condition. Fully working rewired and tested condition. One Edison E27 socket per la...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Swedish Glass Lamps by Orrefors with Nickel Fittings
By Carl Fagerlund, Orrefors
Located in London, GB
A pair of Swedish glass lamps by Orrefors with nickel tops and fittings, stamped "Orrefors" on the nickel top plate. With new bespoke slate colored silk shades with gold linings. Rew...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel

Pair of Swedish Table Lamps in Rosewood and Glass by Stilarmatur Tranås
By AB Stilarmatur Tranås
Located in Karlstad, SE
This rare set of two midcentury table lamps was manufactured in the 1960s by Stilarmatur Tranås in Sweden. The lamps consist of a clear glass foot, underneath a stem in beautiful ros...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Table Lamps by Dino Martens for Aureliano Toso, Italy, 1950s
By Dino Martens, Aureliano Toso
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Pair of table lamps in mezza filigrana striped glass, decorative brass spheres between the glass body and the patinated brass-plated metal base. Shades can be ordered to specification.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Large J.T. Kalmar Floor Lamps 'Helios' Mod. 2035, Brass Tripod Base 1960
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Graz, AT
A pair of large brass floor lamps model 'Helios' no. 2035 manufactured by J.T. Kalmar in midcentury, circa 1960. The lamp is documented in the Kalmar catalogue from the 1950s as wel...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Aluminum, Brass

Beautiful Mid-Century Modern Italian Pair of Sputnik Wall Lamps, 1960s, Italy
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A pair of beautiful Mid-Century Modern wall lamps made in Germany in the 1960s. They can perfectly be mounted on the wall. The body of the lights is made of brass and metal. The fixt...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Jacques Biny Wall Lamps, 1950
By Jacques Biny
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Elegant pair of articulate wall sconces by Jacques Biny, open top, green enameled metal cones on a ball joint arm with brass accents, individual on/off switch on each backplate.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass, Metal

  • Pair of Jacques Biny Wall Lamps, 1950
  • Pair of Jacques Biny Wall Lamps, 1950
  • Pair of Jacques Biny Wall Lamps, 1950
  • Pair of Jacques Biny Wall Lamps, 1950
H 4.88 in. W 4.25 in. D 8 in.
Fine Antique Pair of Tall Andon Floor Lamps, 1880 Immediately Usable
Located in Shelburne, VT
Rare find. Beautiful, historical treasures. Set two (2) This fine pair (2) of 140 year old Japanese Andon lamp wooden light fixtures would look wonderful in any interior. And they ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Meiji Furniture

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Wood

Pair of White Wall Lamps by Klaus Hempel for Kaiser Leuchten, 1970s
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A pair of Space Age wall lamps by Kaiser made in Germany in the 1970s. It was designed by Klaus Hempel. The body of the lamp is made of full metal and has a beautiful white color. ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Metal

Two Pairs of Staff Bubble Glass Flush Mounts Lamps Ceiling Lights, 1960
By Glashütte Limburg, Staff Leuchten, J.T. Kalmar
Located in Vienna, AT
Two pairs staff bubble glass flush mounts lamps ceiling lights. Priced per pair. One large bulb with 60 W is illuminating each fixture. They have been newly rewired according to US...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Glass, Plastic

Pair of White‚ Drop 1’ Wall Lamps by Marc Sadler for Arteluce, Italy, 1993
By Arteluce
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A pair of wall lamps by Marc Sadler for Arteluce made in Italy in 1993. The shade of the lamp is made of silicon and has a beautiful white color. The base is made of hard plastic.  
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Plastic, Silicone

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

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Chrome

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

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

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 Travertine Lamps, 1940s
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of travertine lamps, 1940s. Measures: H 99cm, D 25cm.
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Travertine

  • Pair of Travertine Lamps, 1940s
  • Pair of Travertine Lamps, 1940s
  • Pair of Travertine Lamps, 1940s
  • Pair of Travertine Lamps, 1940s
H 38.98 in. Dm 9.85 in.
Pair of Mercury Glass Table Lamps
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of oversized vintage table lamps with mercury mirrored glass body and dark amethyst base on brass hardware / Made in Italy circa 1960s 1 light / E26 or E27 type / max 60W Measu...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Scandinavian Midcentury Table Lamps by Bergboms
By Bergboms
Located in Karlstad, SE
Set of two rare table lamps by Bergboms, Sweden, 1960s. The lamps are made of rosewood and brushed metal. The design is simple and elegant with the slim waist and the beautiful contr...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

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 of Italian Vintage Murano Glass Table Lamp, Mazzega
By Mazzega
Located in Gaiarine Frazione Francenigo (TV), IT
1970s Italian vintage Murano table lamp made by fantastic Transparent white satin glass, shaped like a ball; painted metal frame in white. Period: 1970s Dimensions: 7.10 inches (18...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Blown Glass

Two Pairs of Kalmar Table Lamps, Brass Leather, 1960s
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Graz, AT
A pair of table lamps by J.T. Kalmar, manufactured in midcentury, circa 1960. They are made of a brass covered base, a covered stand with dark brown leather, brass fittings, and a cr...
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Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Contemporary Pair of Lamps Brass Cage Murano Glass Cube, Italy
Located in SAINT-OUEN, FR
Very fresh pair of brass cage lamps with an impressive and massive red Murano pressed glass cube. Base lamps. Demonstration shades no included. In the style of Mazzega, Poliarte, Ven...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Kalmar Table Lamps, Brass and Textured Glass, 1960
By J.T. Kalmar
Located in Graz, AT
Two nice table lamps by J.T. Kalmar, Austria, manufactured in midcentury, circa 1960 (late 1950s or early 1960s). They are made of a brass base with a textured glass lamp shade whic...
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Vintage 1950s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Kalmar Table Lamps, Brass and Murano Glass, 1970
By J.T. Kalmar, Kalmar Lighting
Located in Graz, AT
A pair of table lights by J.T. Kalmar, Austria, manufactured in midcentury, circa 1970 (1960s-1970s). A large lamp shade made of clear and smoked or brown glass is held by a brass st...
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Vintage 1970s Austrian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Industrial Miner's Lanterns Marked Dinkelspiel Converted to Table Lamps
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Samuel L. Dinkelspiel brass works in Chicago is known for several well crafted products including many lamps. This pair of brass and copper miner's lanterns have been converted into ...
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Table Lamps

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Brass, Copper

Pair of Tubus Table Lamps by Tulux in Style of Baltensweiler Swiss, 1960s
By Rosemarie & Rico Baltensweiler
Located in Debrecen-Pallag, HU
Stunning vintage 1960s table lamp from Tulux, Switzerland. Adjustable tube shade. Chrome and dark grey enameled metal. One E27 socket, max 75 watt.
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome, Aluminum, Metal

Art Deco Pair of Bronze Table Lamps with Art Glass Shades
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A lovely pair of Art Deco bronze table lamps decorated with floral motifs, art glass shades in Tulip form, circa 1930. Each lamp with one E14 bulb socket. Measure: Height 17 in (43...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Table Lamps

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Bronze

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, Pair of Table Lamps, Faceted Shape, Grey Murano Massiccio Body
By Alberto Donà, Evans Arcade Company, Carlo Scarpa
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Two shining table lamp. Lamp body is made by casing acciaio (steel) grey glass cased with clear glass. Glass is finished with pristine brass and silk cord. Great play with light w...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Pair of Clear and Black Murano Glass Sculptural Male Bust Lamps, Italy, 2018
Located in New York, NY
This pair of clear and black swirl Murano glass sculptural male bust lamps is one of a kind. Each base consists of a solid clear Murano glass with infused black ink sculpture of a m...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Metal and Glass Kaiser Midcentury Wall Lamps, 1960s, Germany
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A pair of midcentury wall lamps by Kaiser made in Germany in the 1960s. It is fascinating with its Space Age design and unique glass shades. The body of the light is made of full met...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Pair of Red Kaiser Midcentury Space Age Wall Lamps, 1960s, Germany
By Kaiser Leuchten
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A pair of midcentury wall lamps by Kaiser made in Germany in the 1960s. It is fascinating with its Space Age design and white opaque balls. The red body of the light is made of full ...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Pair of Yellow Wall Lamps by Claus Bolby for Cebo Industri, 1960s
By Cebo Industri
Located in Rotterdam, NL
A pair of yellow handmade acrylic wall lamps. The sconces were designed by Claus Bolby and manufactured by his own company, Cebo industry. By experimenting, Bolby discovered a techni...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Metal

Pair of Midcentury Teak and Opaque Glass Wall Lamps Stilnovo Attributed, Italy
By Stilnovo
Located in Hagenbach, DE
A pair of Italian wall lamps made in the 1960s attributed to Stilnovo. It is fascinating with its rare glass shape. The body of the lamp is beautiful teak wood. The light require...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Opaline Glass, Teak

Pair of Blue Glass Wall Lamps in Designed by Holm Sørensen, 1960s
By Holm Sørensen
Located in Rotterdam, NL
A pair of glass wall lamps designed by Svend Aage Holm Sørensen for his own company, Holm Sørensen & Co. Beautifully designed with marine and dark blue colored glass, granting the la...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

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Brass

Pair of Glass and Chromed Steel Pendant Lamps by Kamenický Šenov, 1970s
By Kamenicky Senov
Located in Prague 8, CZ
Glass and chromed cube pendant lamps, 1970s, Czechoslovakia. It was produced by Kamenický Šenov. It is made of glass and metal. It´s composed of thick textured patterned square cut f...
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Vintage 1970s Czech Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Metal, Chrome

Limburg Pair of 1970s Vintage "Iron" Rings Glass & Brass Pendant Lights or Lamps
By Glashütte Limburg
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Limburg Glashütte pair of "iron" rings bell pendant lamps / lights with polished brass hardware. Minimal, geometric and simply shaped small hanging ceiling light fixture made in Germ...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Laurel Teardrop Lamps
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Phenomenal and much sought after cast metal with "wood look" appliqué Laurel lamps in remarkable condition. Some slight scratching and wear to the bases, and the shades have minor wear.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Great pair of Mid-Century Modern glass lamps with a geometric design in neutral tones of brown, white and tan. Our Hollywood Regency or modernist lamps have been newly wired and are ...
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Antique 1660s Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Glass

Pair of Chrome Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of very nice metal drop shape modern table lamps.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Majestic Lamp Co. Table Lamps
By Majestic Lamp Company
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Rare, early pair of lamps from the Majestic Lamp Co. Brass-plated copper swirl over ebonized oak. Each has two original striped shades.
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Pair of Mid Century Tall Rembrandt Table Lamps
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Pair of slender lamps in brass and enameled metal. Simple and elegant in their minimalist design. Opaque glass shades diffuse light and support larger shade.
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Vintage 1950s American Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Huge Pair Of Orange Drip Glaze Lamps Mid-century Modern Danish
By Sunset Lamps
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Magnificent huge pair of orange drip glaze lamps with light up bottoms. These amazing lamps retain their original huge drum shades with textured wool trim. The lamps make a huge st...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

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

Rembrandt Nickel Silver Lamps Mid-Century Modern Pair of Vintage
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in North Miami, FL
This pair of monumental restored Mid-Century Modern aembrandt lamps have a great vibe of Hollywood Regency style. The abacus leaves that flare in elegant sculptural form add to the d...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Nickel

Pair Of Mid-Century Modern Dimensional Architectural Lucite Table Lamps
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Tall, cubist, geometric, architectural and pure examples of midcentury table lamps made in the USA. Three rectangular open cubes within each other. Height is to top of socket, 27.5.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome, Nickel, Steel

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Pair Of Mid Century Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of pair of mid century lamps for sale on 1stDibs. The range of distinct pair of mid century lamps — often made from metal, brass and glass — can elevate any home. We have 3554 antique and vintage pair of mid century lamps in-stock, while there are 134 modern editions to choose from as well. Pair of mid century lamps have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Pair of mid century lamps are generally popular furniture pieces, but Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency and Art Deco styles are often sought at 1stDibs. Laurel Lamp Company, Bitossi and Orrefors each produced beautiful pair of mid century lamps that are worth considering.

How Much are Pair Of Mid Century Lamps?

Prices for pair of mid century lamps can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, pair of mid century lamps begin at $268 and can go as high as $275,000, while the average can fetch as much as $2,846.

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 artistic 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, 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 vibrant but classic Tiffany lamp or even a bold avant-garde lamp custom-made by a contemporary design firm, the right table lamp can completely transform a room. Find the perfect one on 1stDibs.