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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

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

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

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

Pair of Murano Glass Lamps, 1960s
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire
A pair of tapered Murano white glass lamps which have been ribbed and blown with gold bubble details throughout. The lamps are set on brass bases, 1960s. There is an old repair t...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Art Glass

  • Pair of Murano Glass Lamps, 1960s
  • Pair of Murano Glass Lamps, 1960s
  • Pair of Murano Glass Lamps, 1960s
  • Pair of Murano Glass Lamps, 1960s
H 27.37 in. Dm 14.97 in.
Pair of Italian Pink Murano Glass Lamps with Parchment Shades
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of Italian pink Murano glass lamps standing on silver leaf metal bases. The shades are hand painted parchment in coordinating colors of pink and silver. The lamps are newly rewi...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

Murano Glass Italy Pair of Table Lamps
By Murano 5
Located in West Hartford, CT
Elegant matching pair of Murano Glass swirl table lamps done in a subtle turquoise blue and 24 carat gold flecks. As unusual as they are beautiful! Wired for US and in perfect worki...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

  • Murano Glass Italy Pair of Table Lamps
  • Murano Glass Italy Pair of Table Lamps
  • Murano Glass Italy Pair of Table Lamps
  • Murano Glass Italy Pair of Table Lamps
H 38 in. W 11 in. D 11 in.
Pair of Mid-Century Murano Glass Lamps
Located in Stamford, CT
A pair of vintage Mid-Century Murano glass lamps with chrome mounts.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

Pair of Seguso Murano Glass Lamps for Marbro Lamps
By Archimede Seguso, Vintage Murano Gallery, The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This stylish pair Marbro table lamps were created by Seguso (Murano Glass) for the Marbro Lamp Company and they date to the 1960s. The pair has been rewired and new sockets. Note...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Gold Leaf

Pair of Seguso for Marbro Turquoise Murano Glass Lamps Mid-Century Modern
By The Marbro Lamp Company, Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in North Miami, FL
These stunning pair of vintage Mid-Century Modern Seguso for Marbro Co. ribbed luscious turquoise or Caribbean sky blue Murano glass lamps have white lacquered bases. The luminosity ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel

Pair of Seguso Murano Glass Lamps for Marbro Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This stylish and chic pair of Seguso Murano glass table lamps date to the 1970s and were fabricated for Marbro Lamps. Note: The lamps have been professionall rewired and have new ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Pair of Vintage White Murano Glass Table Lamps
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Boston, MA
This slender pair of Italian table lamps features handblown white Murano glass drops on carved wooden bases tinted gold. Sold without shades.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass, Wood

Pair of Midcentury Murano Table Lamps
By Murano 5
Located in Houston, TX
Pair of midcentury Murano lamps. Hand blown semi-opaque pinkish-champagne glass table lamps on gilt-brass bases. Newly wired for use within the USA. Sold as a pair without shades. So...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Pair of Marbro Seguso Murano Glass Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company, Seguso
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
This stylish and chic pair of Muano Uranium glass table lamps were created by Seguso for the Marbro Lamp Company and the date to the 1960s. Note: The lamps shades are not included...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Murano Glass, Giltwood

Pair of Mid-Century Murano Glass Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of circa 1950's Italian blown murano glass table lamps with lucite bases. Measurements: Height of body: 19.5" Diameter: 6".      
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

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Blown Glass, Lucite

Pair of Striped Murano Table Lamps for Venini
By Murano 5
Located in New York, NY
Pair of elegant hand blown, Murano table lamps. Each lamp has three vertical color stripes, red, blue, and green on white opaque background.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Pair of Murano glass Table Lamps, circa 1980s
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Brussels, BE
Pair of Murano glass and lucite Table Lamps, circa 1980s. New rewired. The lamps are sold without the shades.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Lucite, Glass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Murano Glass Table Lamps
Located in Montreal, QC
This hand blown pair are a very pale and subtle pink except for a white and gilt narrow glass "break" ring and a white tube-line around the base. The photo will show the color better...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Pair of Murano Glass Lamps by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Murano glass lamps made by Marbro in a beautiful cognac color. The lamps have original Marbro label and brass base.
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Mid-20th Century American Table Lamps

Vivarini 1970s Italian One-of-a-Kind Pair of Black and Smoked Murano Glass Lamps
By Vivarini Murano
Located in New York, NY
1970s Italian one-of-a-kind pair of Murano glass table lamps by Vivarini with an Art Deco flair, exceptional blown body decorated with a relief diamond cut pattern in an elegant smok...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

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 Italian Mid-Century Murano Pink Glass Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian 1940s Venetian Murano red and white Murano glass table lamps with swirl design and mounted on a round gilt wood base (PRICED AS Pair).
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Vintage 1940s Italian Table Lamps

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Gold Leaf

Camer Glass Pair of Murano Lamps by Alfredo Barbini 'Labelled'
By Camer Glass, Alfredo Barbini
Located in East Hampton, NY
A true Venetian Murano masterpiece by artist, Alfredo Barbini for Camer Glass company. The "Dancers" are floating in clear irregular glass - the figures are a rich magenta with a sli...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Style Murano Glass Pair of Italian Table Lamps
Located in Madrid, ES
Midcentury style pair of Italian table lamps with brass structure and green Murano glass pieces.  
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Style Murano Glass Pair of Italian Table Lamps
Located in Madrid, ES
Midcentury style pair of Italian table lamps with brass structure and light blue murano glass pieces. Circular screens in white bouclé.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Murano Glass Pink and White Lamps Vintage Mid-Century Modern
Located in Rochester, NY
Pair of pink Murano glass and marble lamps. Very elegant form. Circa 1960's. Height to top of marble is 18.5". Made in Italy.  
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Marble

Pair of Midcentury Murano Glass and Chrome Table or Desk Lamps by Mazzega
By Mazzega
Located in Miami, FL
Pair of chrome base with three white and clear Murano glass shade lamps by Mazzega. Italy, 1970s. Lamps have three settings with one lamp on, two lamps on and all three lamps on.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Chrome

A Pair of Mid Century Clear Glass Murano Lamps by Seguso
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in New York, NY
A pair of vintage sculptural Italian clear Murano glass table lamps by Seguso.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Mid-Century Modern Pair of Ocher Iridescent Murano Glass & Brass Floor Lamps
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Firenze, Tuscany
The top murano glass diffuser measures: 26 diameter x 33 height cm. and it is removable for an easier shipment. One E27 light bulb each. Each lamp has an incandescent light bulb dim...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Blue Murano Glass Table Lamps
By Dino Martens, Compagnia Di Venezia E Murano (C.V.M.)
Located in Maastricht, NL
A pair of Murano glass table lamps, attributed to Dino Martens. The glass has a striped blue pattern and an opening in the base. The measurements stated are of the lamps without a...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Blue Murano Glass Table Lamps
  • Pair of Blue Murano Glass Table Lamps
  • Pair of Blue Murano Glass Table Lamps
  • Pair of Blue Murano Glass Table Lamps
H 12.21 in. W 7.49 in. D 3.35 in.
Pair of Mid-Century Tall Murano Lamps
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a stunning pair of mid-century Murano lamps that have been accented with gold leaf bases. The white swirled and gold powder-infused glass is in excellent condition and unusua...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Pair of Mid-Century Italian Murano Iridescent Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of Mid-Century Italian Murano iridescent lamps with white controlled bubbles on original bases that have been recently gold leafed. The shades are included and are handmade of ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Gold Leaf

Mid-Century Modern Style Pair of Sculptural Murano Glass Italian Table Lamps
By L.A. Studio
Located in Ibiza, Spain
Pair of Italian table lamps made of independent pieces of thick Murano glass, carved and molded by hand with applications and brass structure. Lamp structure dimensions: Diameter ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

2 Pairs of Italian Mid-Century Style Clear Murano / Venetian Glass Table Lamps
By Barovier&Toso
Located in New York, NY
Two pairs of handblown clear contemporay Mid-Century Modern style Venetian glass table lamps attributed to Barovier e Toso with the glass formed in a twist pattern. The base is chrom...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass, Murano Glass

Pair of Large Vetri Swirl Milk Murano Glass Mushroom Lamps
By Gino Vistosi, Murano 5
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of very fine large Italian swirl milk Murano glass table lamps. One piece of blown glass design.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Art Glass

Pair of Lorin Marsh Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano Amber Glass Lamps
By Lorin Marsh
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful pair of Lorin Marsh Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano amber / Fumé Rosso glass lamps rewired with brown silk cord wire and switch.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Style Pair of Sculptural Murano Glass Italian Table Lamps
Located in Madrid, ES
Contemporary Italian pair of table lamps. Cylindrical structure made os brass with clear murano glass pieces. Dimensions of the structure: D 31 cm x H 73 cm Dimensions of the lam...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Style Pair of Sculptural Murano Glass Italian Table Lamps
Located in Madrid, ES
Pair of Italian table lamps made of independent pieces of thick Murano glass, carved and molded by hand with applications and brass base.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Toso Mid-Century Modern Grey Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps, 1988
By Toso Vetri D'arte
Located in Murano, Venezia
These lamps is simple in shape but certainly in effect. The base is in the shape of a star and is totally mirrored. in the image in the picture, the color is grey that becomes, thank...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Art Glass, Mercury Glass

Toso Mid-Century Modern Amber Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps, 1989
By Toso Vetri D'arte
Located in Murano, Venezia
These lamps is simple in shape but certainly in effect. The base is in the shape of a star and is totally mirrored. In the image in the picture, the color is amber that becomes, than...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Art Glass, Mercury Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass

Mid-Century Modern Style Pair of Sculptural Murano Glass Italian Table Lamps
Located in Madrid, ES
Pair of sculptural Italian table lamps with cylindrical structure made of polished brass and white Murano glass spheres. Measures without lampshade: D 25 x H 73 cm Measures with ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Channeled White Murano Glass Malmaison Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
This elegant pair of Mid-Century Modern sculptural table lamps were realized in Murano, Italy- the island off the coast of Venice renowned for centuries for its superlative glass pro...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Enamel

Pair of Italian Mid-Century Pink Murano Glass Table Lamps
Located in North Bergen, NJ
A stylish pair of Mid Century Modern pink Murano glass table lamps with a gold base.
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps Coral and Gold Leaf Color, 1980s
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Villaverla, IT
Pair of gorgeous Venetian table lamps in blown Murano glass, coral color with 24-karat sunken gold. These lamps have been entirely handcrafted in Murano, the Venetian island, in the...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Gold, Brass

Pair of Venetian Table Lamp Murano Artglass 1970s
By Lavorazione Arte Murano
Located in Palermo, Palermo
Delicious pair of Venetian lights from the 70s produced on the island of Murano, caramel and pink, perfectly intact.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Pair of Mid-Century Modern Murano Latticino Art Glass Table Lamps
By Dino Martens
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Tall and statuesque lamps are perfectly executed. Latticino design is simplistic and elegant. Glass sits on Asian styled wood plinths. Lamps are 24in. to the top of the socket.
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Art Glass, Hardwood

Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps
Located in Antwerp, BE
Two Murano glass table lamps. Measures: Diameter 21 cm. Height glass 23 cm. Total height 31 cm.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps
  • Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps
  • Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps
  • Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps
H 12.21 in. Dm 8.27 in.
Pair of Heavy Gold and Lavender Mid-Century Murano Glass Lamps
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of Mid-Century handblown Murano glass lamps in stack design. The larger elements are crafted of heavily gold infused paperweight glass in shades of lavender to light purple. The...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass

Pair of Murano Mercury Glass Lamps
Located in Austin, TX
Stunning pair of cylindrical Murano mercury glass table lamps, overlaid with white glass striations, rewired for the US. The height of the glass is 18 in. Very modern and artistic th...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Pair of Blue Murano Glass Lamps
Located in Buchanan, NY
Pair of Mid-Century Modern blue Murano glass lamps with square brass base and double socket cluster. Photographed with black drum shades. Shades not included.    
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

  • Pair of Blue Murano Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Blue Murano Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Blue Murano Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Blue Murano Glass Lamps
H 35 in. W 6 in. D 6 in.
Murano Amber Glass Pair of Lamps
By Angelo Barovier
Located in Austin, TX
Italian hand blown Murano glass lamps in mirrored amber glass. The height of just the glass is 13.75 in. Rewired for the US. The technique called "incamisciato" which requires high p...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Alberto Donà Mid-Century Modern Amber Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps, 1995
By Alberto Donà
Located in Murano, Venezia
This table lamp is part of the collection of the glass master Alberto Donà which includes three lamps of different sizes called "briolette". Their name derives from their faceted c...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass, Art Glass, Blown Glass

Seguso Vetri D'Arte "Sommerso" Murano Glass Pair of Table Lamps, Mid-Century
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in Firenze, IT
Beautiful pair of "Sommerso" Murano midcentury honey color blown glass pair of table lamps. Signed with the Seguo Vetri d'Arte Murano label. Two directional bulbs outside (the ho...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Pair of Murano Glass Lamps
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Winter Park, FL
A pair of Mid Century Murano glass lamp by Seguso in a beautiful shade of bright aqua blue. Heavy, hand blown glass in three parts with two ribbed blue ombre parts resting on a large...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Lucite, Blown Glass

  • Pair of Murano Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Murano Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Murano Glass Lamps
  • Pair of Murano Glass Lamps
H 24.5 in. Dm 8 in.
Alberto Donà Mid-Century Modern Italian Murano Glass Pair of Table Lamps, 1995s
By Alberto Donà
Located in Murano, Venezia
Pair of Murano blown glass table lamps, handmade by the famous glass master Alberto Donà. The two lamps have three spheres plus a "Pulegoso" mirror Amethyst glass base and 24k gold l...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Alberto Donà Mid-Century Modern Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps Signed, 1990s
By Alberto Donà
Located in Murano, Venezia
Pair of Murano blown glass table lamps, handmade by the famous glass master Alberto Donà. The two lamps have a cylinder shape with a mirror finish and details in red glass wires Pr...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Alberto Donà Mid-Century Modern Grey Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps, 1995
By Alberto Donà
Located in Murano, Venezia
This table lamp is part of the collection of the glass master Alberto Donà which includes three lamps of different sizes called "briolette". Their name derives from their faceted c...
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1990s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass, Murano Glass, Art Glass

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Pair Of Midcentury Murano Glass Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of pair of midcentury murano glass lamps for sale on 1stDibs. Each of these unique pair of midcentury murano glass lamps was constructed with extraordinary care, often using glass, metal and murano glass. There are all kinds of pair of midcentury murano glass lamps available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of pair of midcentury murano glass lamps to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Hollywood Regency pair of midcentury murano glass lamps are of considerable interest. There have been many well-made pair of midcentury murano glass lamps over the years, but those made by Barovier&Toso, Seguso Vetri d'Arte and Mazzega Murano are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Pair Of Midcentury Murano Glass Lamps?

Pair of midcentury murano glass lamps can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $3,627, while the lowest priced sells for $551 and the highest can go for as much as $7,984.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

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

Postwar American architects and designers were animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist “International Style” architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the ’30s 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, respectively, pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair. George Nelson and his design team created Bubble lamp shades using a new translucent polymer skin. Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were re-purposed: the Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs that used surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

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

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern American furniture 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

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.