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Pair of Tiffany Studios Candlestick Lamps
By Tiffany Studios
Located in Bronx, NY
This wonderful pair of original authentic Tiffany Studios favrile art glass candlestick lamps date from the early 20th century. Each hand blown lamp is decorated with original pleate...
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Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Table Lamps

Materials

Art Glass

Nessen Studio Chrome Leather Table Lamp, a Pair
By Nessen Studio
Located in Atlanta, GA
Elegant 1970s modern pair of table lamps designed by Nessen Studio. Handstitched black leather square base with tall chrome square post. Modern white fabric shades included. Measurem...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Pair of Minimalist Chrome Table Lamps by Nessen Studio
By Nessen Studio
Located in New York, NY
Pair of minimalist chrome table lamps by Nessen Studio, founded by Walter Von Nessen. USA, circa 1960. Newly rewired with French black silk twist wire. Features on/off switch on st...
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Vintage 1960s American Minimalist Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

"Diabolo" Pair of Lamps in Black Ceramic by WH Studio
By WH Studio
Located in Paris, FR
Pair of "Diabolo" lamps in black ceramic. Measures: H 62 cm with shade Possibility to separate.
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21st Century and Contemporary French Table Lamps

L.A. Studio Contemporary Pair of Brass and Coral Italian Table Lamps
By L.A. Studio
Located in Madrid, ES
Pair of table lamps designed by L.A. Studio. Structure made of brass decorated with natural corals and mother of pearl shells. Manufactured in Italy.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Coral, Brass

L.A. Studio Contemporary Modern Murano Glass and Brass Pair of Table Lamps
By L.A. Studio
Located in Ibiza, Spain
Stunning pair of table lamps designed by L.A. Studio. Structure made of brass with red Murano glass spherical pieces.
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Large Martz Solid Stacked Walnut Table Lamps for Marshall Studios
By Marshall Studios
Located in Pawtucket, RI
Stacked walnut based lamps designed by Nicholas Marshall and Richard Lee for Marshall Studio, circa 1950s, with original wood finials. No shades.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Walnut

Pair of Tall Nessen Studios Chrome and Portoro Marble "Skyscraper" Table Lamps
By Nessen Studio
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair Nessen Studios Chrome and Marble Adjustable Pinnacle Desk Table Lamps, 1950's. Featuring double diametric cylindrical Chrome stems on round Dark Charcoal Portoro Marble bases. O...
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Vintage 1950s American International Style Table Lamps

Materials

Marble, Chrome, Metal

Pair of Nautilus Mini Lamps in Bronze by Christopher Kreiling Studio
By Christopher Kreiling Studio
Located in Pasadena, CA
The NAUTILUS mini lamp in bronze is the third and smallest addition to the NAUTILUS series. It is cast bronze with a patinated exterior and a high polished and waxed interior. The po...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Base Metal, Bronze

Pair of Nardi Studios Tall Pierced and Gilt Quadruple Gourd Ceramic Table Lamps
By Nardini Studios
Located in Chicago, IL
Palatial pair of 43", pierced ceramic table lamps with antiqued gilt finish. Contrasting red oxide primer is visible to the inside of the pierced gourd form body. Single socket brass...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair Von Nessen early art deco machine age Nessen Studio fluted table lamps
By Nessen Studio
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair signed 1930 Nessen Studio, N.Y. table lamps USA, c. 1930 chrome-plated brass, glass, Bakelite/Catalin 15.25 dia x 22 tall inches Signed with impressed manufacturer's mar...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Table Lamps

Tall Pair of Westwood Studios Neoclassical Revival Brass Table Lamps, 1950s
By Westwood Lamps, Tony Paul
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Substantial Pair of Westwood Industries stylized Brass Lamps, attributed to Tony Paul. Featuring a reflective urn body, neoclassical detail with Greek key design on (5D x 2.25H) squ...
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Vintage 1950s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Dove Task Desk Lamps by Mario Barbaglia Marco Colombo for PAF Studio Italy, Pair
By PAF Studio
Located in Atlanta, GA
Ge pair of "Dove" task lamps designed by Mario Barbaglia and Marco Colombo for PAF Studio, Milano, Italy, circa 1980s. Made from metal and black plastic, these lamps feature a balanc...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Dove Task Desk Lamps by Mario Barbaglia Marco Colombo for PAF Studio Italy, Pair
By PAF Studio
Located in Atlanta, GA
A vintage pair "Dove" task lamps designed by Mario Barbaglia and Marco Colombo for PAF Studio, Milano, Italy, circa 1980s. Made from metal and black plastic, these lamps feature a ba...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Pair of Nessen Studios 907 Brass Floor Lamps, 1940s
By Walter Von Nessen, Nessen Studio
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of Nessen Studios Satin Brushed All Brass Floor Lamps with white glass liner shades, attributed to Walter Von Nessen. Featuring tall brass cylindrical stem on round patinated b...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Westwood Studios Black and Red Geometric Imprint Ceramic Lamps, 1950s
By Tony Paul, Westwood Lamps
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of American midcentury Westwood Industries ceramic table lamps in the style of Tony Paul. Featuring a square black matte glazed smooth textured relief ceramic form with red circ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Nautilus Study Table Lamps in cast bronze by Christopher Kreiling Studio
By Christopher Kreiling Studio
Located in Pasadena, CA
The Nautilus Study table in lamp is inspired by midcentury Italian design. It is cast bronze and weighs up to 28 to 30 lbs. The outer shell has a blackened patina and the face is hi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Jazz Table Lamps by F.A. Porsche for PAF Studio, 1980s
By PAF Studio, Ferdinand A. Porsche
Located in Rotterdam, NL
Pair of Jazz table lamps designed by Ferdinand Alexander Porsche and manufactured by PAF Studio in 1988. The design of this halogen lamp is characterized by a telescopic and two-d...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Plastic

Jane and Gordon Martz for Marshall Studios Ceramic Table Lamps- Pair
By Gordon & Jane Martz, Marshall Studios
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
Wonderful pair of table lamps designed by Jane and Gordon Martz for Marshall Studios. Lamps feature thick white, green, and blue stripes. New shades, electrical components appear upd...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of "Cubo Luce" Table Lamps by Studio Opi for Cini & Nils
By Studio O.P.I., Cini & Nils
Located in Milan, IT
Minimal "Cubo Luce" table lamps by Studio OPI for Cini & Nils. Part of a successful family of linear and geometric lighting objects, the pieces feature five blind faces and a top mov...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Minimalist Table Lamps

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Plastic

Pair of Martz for Marshall Studios Earth-Tone Swirl Ceramic Lamps
By Marshall Studios, Gordon & Jane Martz
Located in Brooklyn, NY
These Gordon and Jane Martz for Marshall Studios table lamps (model #267-28-D116A) feature a matte base in contrasting swirls of tan, brown, cream, and dark green. Etched 'Martz' sig...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Walnut

Pair Nessen Studios Floor Lamps Brushed Nickel Standard Stem with Linen Shades
By Walter Von Nessen, Nessen Studio
Located in Chicago, IL
This pair of floor lamps is a classic design from Nessen Studios, NY. They have a brushed nickel finish, round bases, standard stems, push button switches, and linen shades. They hav...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Nickel

Pair of Studio Capiz Shell Lamps
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of custom made capiz shell lamps. We found the capiz shell portions and then incorporated new hardware meaning brass stems, sockets and metal bases. Each lamp measures 23” high ...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Shell

Pair of Japanese Brass Lamps
By Japanese Studio
Located in Chicago, IL
This is a pair of vintage brass etched Japanese lamps from the 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Japanese Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

1960s Pair of Italian Ceramic Studio Lamps
Located in New York, NY
1960s pair of Italian ceramic studio lamps. The lamps have vibrant colors, black lacquered base and tops with brass finials.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • 1960s Pair of Italian Ceramic Studio Lamps
  • 1960s Pair of Italian Ceramic Studio Lamps
  • 1960s Pair of Italian Ceramic Studio Lamps
  • 1960s Pair of Italian Ceramic Studio Lamps
H 29.75 in. W 10 in. D 6.5 in.
Pair Vintage Martz Marshall Studios W31-28 Mid-Century Modern Walnut Table Lamps
By Marshall Studios, Gordon & Jane Martz
Located in Lafayette, IN
This wonderful set of W31-28 table lamps was designed by Gordon & Jane Martz and manufactured at their Marshall Studios facility in Veedersburg, IN. Lamps feature a turned solid waln...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Walnut

Pair of Hoganas Keramik Studio Table Lamps
By Höganäs Keramik
Located in Hudson, NY
Wonderful Japonais decoration of butterfly, lilies and dragonflies. Hand incised and painted pottery. Stamped 'Hoganas' and with artists initials.
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Studio Pottery Vases as Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of black and white Studio Pottery vases, with contrasting yellow bands, now converted as lamps. Currently wired for the UK. Please enquire for rewiring services. Please note...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Roses on the Vine Table Lamps, Studio Job, Red & Green Crystal, Very Rare, Pair
By Studio Job (Job Smeets & Nynke Tynagel)
Located in Kansas City, MO
Rare pair of "Roses on the Vine" table lamps designed by Studio Job, Belgium, 2005. Red and green Swarovski crystals, gilt aluminum, and red parchment shade. These examples are from ...
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Early 2000s Belgian Modern Table Lamps

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Crystal, Aluminum

Nessen Midcentury Pair of Chrome Standing Lamps
By Nessen Studio
Located in Water Mill, NY
72" rare pair of tall chrome standing Nessen lamps shades pivot from one side to the other.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Duna Floor Lamps by Mario Barbaglia & Marco Colombo for PAF Studio, 1980
By PAF Studio, Mario Barbaglia and Marco Colombo
Located in Rotterdam, NL
A pair of halogen floor lamps Duna designed by Mario Barbaglia and Marco Colombo for PAF Studio. Noticeable details of this early edition: sliding dimmer on the side of the shade ...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Iron, Metal

Pair of Midcentury California Studio Pottery Table Lamps
By Robert Maxwell and David Cressey
Located in San Diego, CA
A gorgeous pair of midcentury California studio pottery stoneware table lamps, circa 1960s. The lamps, in the style of David Cressey & Robert Maxwell, measure 6.5" D x 21" H (to top ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Chrome Modern Table Lamps by Nessen
By Nessen Studio
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Square chrome posts sleek looking Mid-Century Modern pair of table lamps by Nessen. Stitched leather bases.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Marble Table Lamps by Nessen Studio
By Walter Von Nessen
Located in Dallas, TX
Beautiful pair of black and white veined marble block table lamps by Nessen Studio. These lamps are very heavy.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Marble, Metal

Pair of Studio Craft Lamps in Mixed Woods
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A pair of American handcrafted wooden pedestal lamps, having a columnar body in solid walnut, inlaid with oak and African mahogany, capped by a square base of walnut and mahogany and...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Mahogany, Walnut, Zebra Wood

  • Pair of Studio Craft Lamps in Mixed Woods
  • Pair of Studio Craft Lamps in Mixed Woods
  • Pair of Studio Craft Lamps in Mixed Woods
  • Pair of Studio Craft Lamps in Mixed Woods
H 21 in. W 6.5 in. D 6.5 in.
Pair of Nessen Oiled Bronze Lamps with Marble Bases
By Nessen Studio
Located in St. Louis, MO
Matching pair of Nessen lamps, oiled bronze metal with marble bases, glass reflectors, fabric shades not included.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Marble, Metal

Pair of Anglo-Indian Column Lamps by KB Studio
Located in Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire
A large pair of substantial Anglo-Indian carved columns circa 1800 converted into lamps.   
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20th Century English Anglo-Indian Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

  • Pair of Anglo-Indian Column Lamps by KB Studio
  • Pair of Anglo-Indian Column Lamps by KB Studio
  • Pair of Anglo-Indian Column Lamps by KB Studio
  • Pair of Anglo-Indian Column Lamps by KB Studio
H 43.12 in. W 18.51 in. D 18.51 in.
Pair of Carrara Marble and Nickel Table Lamps by Nessen
By Nessen Studio
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A beautiful pair of Carrara marble and polish nickel table lamps designed by Nessen in the 1960s. The lamps are solid marble. Newly rewired and new shades. The shades are white on o...
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Vintage 1960s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Carrara Marble

Pair of Midcentury Table Lamps Studio Art Pierced Pottery
Located in FR
Pair of midcentury lamps They have lamps inside as above These have the name of the label on them These can be rewired to USA or UK and EU standards Shades not included Height g...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Pottery

Pair of Chrome and Stitched Leather Table Lamps by Nessen
By Nessen Studio
Located in Stockton, NJ
A pair of chrome table lamps with stitched leather base by Nessen. Shades for display purposes only.
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Late 20th Century American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Nessen Table Lamps in Teak and Stainless Steel
By Nessen Studio
Located in Providence, RI
Pair of Nessen table lamps in teak and stainless steel, circa 1967. Lamps have been professionally rewired. Cords are cloth twisted, shades are brand new. Lamps measure 7" x 7" x 30"...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

Pair of Art Glass Turquoise Blue V Lite Lamps, Signed 1989
By Glasslight Studio
Located in Hingham, MA
Large-scale handblown conical form art glass lamps on round black stepped marble bases made by Glass Light Studio, signed 1989. The V-lite has one socket for a standard dimmable bulb...
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Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Marble

Pair of Studio Made Walnut Lamps with Circle Details
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
Pair of studio made walnut lamps with architectural circle details. The edge of each circle is slightly curved to match the radius of the circle which intersects it. Lamps are oil ru...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Table Lamps

Materials

Walnut

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

Materials

Brass

L.A. Studio Pair of Table Lamps with Colored Murano Glass
Located in Ibiza, Spain
Pair of table lamps, made of metal and brass with glass feet and applications in blue Murano glass. Lampshade in bouclé fabric. Manufactured in Italy. Structure dimensions: W 25 x...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Steel

Pair of 1960s Oil Rubbed Bronze and Travertine Table Lamps by Nessen
By Nessen Studio
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of American made oil rubbed bronze table lamps with original glass diffusers, marble bases and fabric shades. Signed with paper Nessen NY label to underside. Bases measure 8 ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Pair of Contemporary White Studio Pottery Lamps with Black Decoration
Located in London, GB
A pair of cylindrical Studio Pottery vases with a white glaze and black geometric motif, with contrasting pink rims, now converted as lamps. Currently wired for the UK. Please enqui...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Pair of Studio Modern Carved Wood and Bronze Lamps
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
Pair of studio modern spiral carved mahogany lamps with handmade bronze bases, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s American Post-Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Rectangular White Marble Lamps Designed by Nessen Lamps
By Walter Von Nessen, Nessen Studio
Located in Houston, TX
Beautiful pair of solid white marble rectangular lamps designed in the 1970s by the Nessen Lamp Company. The white and black veined marble block table lamps are very heavy and in g...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Marble, Metal

Neal Small Sculptural Floor Lamps Pair of Vintage
By Neal Small Design Studio
Located in North Miami, FL
These sculptural pair of vintage Neal Small chrome-plated vintage floor lamps rest on a white resin base. The slat on the top allows light to come through. It has a halogen bulb. It ...
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Studio Craft Inlaid Marquetry Heart Pattern Wood Table Lamps
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Pair of beautiful midcentury studio craft inlaid marquetry heart pattern wood table lamps circa the 1950s. Pull chain on/off. Measures 9" diameter base x 27" tall.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Pair of Mid-Century Modern / Brutalist Copper Foil Table Lamps
By Studio Furniture. Primitivist.
Located in New York, NY
Pair of handmade Brutalist table lamps in copper foil with a natural, rugged patina. These Mid-Century Modern pieces are in the form of an arabic numeral.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Pair of Large Studio Art Pottery Table Lamps by Lee Rosen
By Bob Kinzie, Lee Rosen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Pair of large Mid-Century Modern, studio, art pottery table lamps by Lee Rosen feature incised, earthenware ceramic bases with brass necks and pull chains. Height to the neck is 23 i...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Gordon and Jane Martz Lamps
By Gordon & Jane Martz, Marshall Studios
Located in Southampton, NJ
A pair of ceramic and walnut lamps designed by Jane and Gordon Martz for Marshall Studios. Ceramic glaze featuring light blue, white, tan and brown swirls. Every lamp is handmade, gl...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Walnut

Pair of Nautilus Study Table Lamps in cast bronze by Christopher Kreiling
By Christopher Kreiling Studio
Located in Pasadena, CA
The Nautilus lamp in lamp is inspired by midcentury Italian design. It is cast bronze and weighs up to 28 to 30 lbs. The outer shell has a blackened patina and the face is high poli...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Monumental Martz Model 145 Lamps
By Gordon & Jane Martz, Marshall Studios
Located in Highland, IN
This beautiful pair of large model 145 table lamps by Gordon and Jane Martz for Marshall Studios are noteworthey not only for their size, but their rich, dark blue and black glaze an...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

A Pair of Desk Lamps by Nessen in Nickel
By Walter Von Nessen, Nessen Studio
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
A pair of desk lamps by Nessen, finished in nickel, pivoting arms.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

Pair of Studio Pink Ceramic Table Lamps by Roy Hamilton for Steve Chase
By Steve Chase, Roy Hamilton
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A beautiful pair of 1980s pink glazed Studio ceramic table lamps designed by Roy Hamilton for Steve Chase. The lamps have been newly rewired, but retain the original hardware. New va...
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Wood, Linen

Table Lamps in Calacatta Marble and Brass by Nessen Lamps, Pair
By Nessen Studio, Walter Von Nessen, Nessen Lighting
Located in Wilton, CT
Timelessness and simplicity are parallels which when achieved, result in a design that is eternally attractive. Walter Von Nessen was one of the great lighting designers of the midce...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Stone, Marble, Brass

Pair of Blue Glaze Studio Pottery Vases
Located in London, GB
A large pair of ovoid form studio pottery vases with a blue bobble glaze, now converted as lamps.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

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Pair Studio Lamps For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of pair studio lamps for sale on 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, ceramic and wood, all pair studio lamps available were constructed with great care. There are 57 antique and vintage pair studio lamps for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 14 modern editions to choose from as well. Pair studio lamps have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Pair studio lamps are generally popular furniture pieces, but Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Art Deco styles are often sought at 1stDibs. There have been many well-made pair studio lamps over the years, but those made by Marshall Studios, Gordon & Jane Martz and PAF Studio are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Pair Studio Lamps?

Prices for pair studio lamps can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, pair studio lamps begin at $775 and can go as high as $14,850, while the average can fetch as much as $2,611.

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 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.