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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

Materials

Glass

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

Materials

Iron, Metal, Steel

Pair of French White Opaline Table Lamps
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of French 1940s white opaline glass table lamps with brass bases and fittings. Rewired with new 3 way sockets and cords.
Category

Vintage 1940s French Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

White Pair of Cubist Lamps, Romania, Contemporary
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary Romanian matte white pair of lamps with cubist decorative shape. Linen shade. Newly wired. Measures: Overall height with shade 25.5" Shade diameter 16.5". ARRIVING MARCH  
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21st Century and Contemporary Romanian Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

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

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

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Blue and White Studio Pottery Vases
Located in London, GB
A pair of blue and white Studio Pottery vases of cylindrical form, now converted as lamps. Currently wired for the UK. Please enquire for rewiring services. Please note: lampshades...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

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

Materials

Metal

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

Materials

Plastic, Silicone

Pair of Large 1950s Lisa Johansson-Pape Bulbo Glass & Brass Wall Lamps for Orno
By Stockmann-Orno, Lisa Johansson-Pape
Located in Glendale, CA
Pair of large 1950s Lisa Johansson-Pape Bulbo glass and brass wall lamps for Orno. Executed in matte opaline white glass and patinated brass. Highly reminiscent of Paavo Tynell's ico...
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Vintage 1950s Finnish Scandinavian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

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

Materials

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

Materials

Brass

Pair of Black and White Studio Pottery Vases
Located in London, GB
A pair of studio pottery vases, now converted as lamps, with a black and white patterned glaze and contrasting orange rims. Please note: Lampshades not included. Currently wire...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary English Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Vintage O.C. White Adjustable Task Desk Lamps, Lights
By O.C. White
Located in Oakville, CT
Pair of Vintage O.C. white desk lamps Shade diameter measures 6 1/2" Base diameter measures 8" Height adjusts from 12" to 19 1/2"
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20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Pair of White Lucite Table Lamps by Moss Lamps
By Moss Lamp Co. 1
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of angular lucite table lamps by the Moss lighting company. Lamps have a switch which lights up the inside portions in addition to the switch on the sockets. Lamps measure 9" w...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Lucite

Pair of O. C. White Brass, Slate and Glass Articulating Table Lamps, Circa 1890
By O.C. White
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Early Pair of O. C. White Adjustable Reading Lamps. Featuring curved, articulating Brass stems, square Black enameled Slate bases and age appropriate scalloped shell XRAY Green Mercu...
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Antique 1890s American Industrial Table Lamps

Materials

Slate, Brass

Pair of White Glass Lamps by Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Dallas, TX
Pair of white glass modern lamps by Laurel, circa 1960s. Dimensions: 11" W x 17" T small lamp. 13" W x 25" T large lamp. Sold as a pair can be sold separately. $1450 for t...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Pair of Matte White Skyscraper Styled Table Lamps
By Marlboro Lamp Co.
Located in Ferndale, MI
Pair of matte white skyscraper styled table lamps in the style of Marlborough.  
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Vintage 1960s American Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Pottery

Pair of Marbro Coral and White Porcelain Neoclassical Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Neoclassical styling and beautiful coloring distinguish these Marbro table lamps. Gilt metal base and banding on a lovely coral and white ceramic urn form body. Original custom shade...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

Materials

Gold Leaf

Tall Pair of Rembrandt Lamp Co. White Candlestick Lamps with Glass Shades, 1950s
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Slender pair of Rembrandt lamp company off white enamel and brass lamps with white milk glass shades. Featuring slim white candlesticks. Round base. Patinated brass details. Small fo...
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Vintage 1940s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Pair of White Frosted Glass Mushroom Table Lamps by Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Great pair of Mid-Century Modern / Hollywood Regency Italian frosted glass table lamps by Laurel. Each lamp has a light in the shade as well as the base. Very elegant and attractive ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Pair of White Murano Glass and Brass Table Lamps by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A glamorous pair of Italian white Murano glass and brass table lamps designed by Marbro Lamp Company in the 1960s. The lamps are constructed of Murano glass that’s hand painted with ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Gold, Brass

Pair of Mutual Sunset Lamp Co. Splayed White Enameled Table Lamps, 1950's
By Mutual Sunset Lamp Co.
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of Mid 20th Century White Enameled Cast Aluminum Mutual Sunset Lamp Company Table Lamps. In the manner of Stewart Ross James. Featuring a White double splayed form. Signed Mutua...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Aluminum, Nickel

Pair of Midcentury Sculptural Brass Lamps by Laurel Lamp Company
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Las Vegas, NV
These are a super sleek and slender pair of Mid-Century Modern sculptural brass lamps by Laurel Lamp Company. They have a thin brass stem with a beautiful brass lily style detail and...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Pair of Modeline Walnut and Brass Floor Lamps with White Linen Shades
By Modeline Lamp Co.
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of Organic Modernist Modeline Lamp Co. of California Walnut and Brass detailed Floor Lamps with new 24 H x 6 D White linen shades, circa 1960. Rewired with new Brass hardware an...
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Mid-20th Century American Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

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

Materials

Enamel, Steel, Chrome

Pair of Modeline Walnut and Brass Floor Lamps with White Linen Shades
By Modeline Lamp Co.
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of organic modernist walnut and brass detailed floor lamps attributed to Modeline Lamp Co. of California, circa 1970s. Featuring new 24 H x 6 D white linen shades. Later produc...
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Vintage 1970s American Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of 1950s Stewart Ross White and Brass Table Lamps
By Mutual Sunset Lamp Co.
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Two Hollywood Regency Stewart Ross James 44" brass table lamps. Featuring a slender, elongated hourglass form in while enameled brass with patinated brass neck, round cap and 8" D b...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Brass

Pair of White Lucite Table Lamps with Light Up Fiberglass Side by Moss
By Moss Lamp Co. 1
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Pair of 1950s Mid-Century Modern angular acrylic Lucite Plexiglas table lamps with glass globe shade. Moss Lighting Co. Pair available Measures: 9" wide x 11" deep x 33" tall.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Acrylic, Lucite, Plexiglass

Pair of Chrome Laurel Lamps with White Glass Globe Shades and Radiating Lights
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
A pair of vintage 1950s table lamps, by Laurel Lamp Co., each with a large, centralized white glass globe shade on a single chrome stem, surrounded by smaller arms of varying lengths...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of 1970s Chrome and White Lacquer Tubular Lamps by Mutual Sunset
By Mutual Sunset Lamp Co.
Located in Hudson, NY
A pair of 1970s table lamps by Mutual Sunset, with bases composed of vertical tubes of alternating chromed steel and white lacquered steel, nine tubes total. Fantastic design and sca...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Laurel Floor Lamps Brushed Nickel Finish
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration a pair of Laurel floor lamps in brushed nickel finish. No shade included, for props only. New electrical cord. USA, circa 1970s Measures: 63 3/4 @ t...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Nickel

  • Pair of Laurel Floor Lamps Brushed Nickel Finish
  • Pair of Laurel Floor Lamps Brushed Nickel Finish
  • Pair of Laurel Floor Lamps Brushed Nickel Finish
  • Pair of Laurel Floor Lamps Brushed Nickel Finish
H 65.75 in. W 8.75 in. D 8.75 in.
Tall Pair Tony Paul for Westwood Walnut & White "Catkin" Table Lamps, 1950s
By Tony Paul, Westwood Lamps
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair Tony Paul for Westwood Industries Walnut & White "Modern Americana" Table Lamps. Featuring four sculpted, cut out Walnut panels, rounded White enameled steel center column, roun...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

Pair of Mutual Sunset Lamp Co. Splayed White Enameled Table Lamps, 1950s
By Mutual Sunset Lamp Co., Stewart Ross James
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Pair of white enameled cast aluminum mutual sunset lamp company table lamps. In the manner of Stewart Ross James. Featuring a white double splayed form. White finials. Heavy. Archite...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Aluminum, Nickel

Pair of Midcentury White 1950s Lucite American Modernist Lamps Moss Lighting Co
By Moss Lamp Co. 1, Moss Manufacturing
Located in Sherborne, Dorset
Spectacular pair of large 1950s midcentury lamps in the American Modernist style by Moss Lighting Co, San Francisco. White and clear acrylic / Lucite with brass electrical fittings, ...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Silk, Acrylic, Lucite

Tommi Parzinger Style White Lacquer with Brass Pull Rembrandt Table Lamps, Pair
By Rembrandt Lamp Company, Tommi Parzinger
Located in Ferndale, MI
Tall white lacquered walnut base lamps with brass trim and polished brass teardrop on/ off switch pulls. Original white lacquer finials are included. Stamped Rembrandt on underside. ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of White Alabaster Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of white alabaster twisted column shaped table lamps, Italian, with an octagonal base. Measures: 10" height of base.
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Vintage 1940s Italian Table Lamps

1970s Sleek Pair of Midcentury Modern LAUREL Floor Lamps in Brushed Nickel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in National City, CA
1970s Pair of Midcentury Modern Laurel Floor Lamps in Brushed Nickel manufactured by Laurel Lamp Co USA Price is per lamp. Two are available. No shade is provided. Measures: 63 3/...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Nickel

Pair of Italian Mid-Century Modern White Porcelain and Brass Lamps
By E. F. Chapman, The Marbro Lamp Company, Frederick Cooper
Located in Houston, TX
Glamorous pair of Italian porcelain lamps with applied brass disks. This pair of Hollywood Regency table lamps in the style of Marbro have been newly wired for the US market.    
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Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

Pair of Italian White Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian white ceramic lamps having a triangular shape. Shades not included.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of White Porcelain Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of circa 1940s French white porcelain with raised leaf design. Measurements Height 22? Diameter 10?
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Vintage 1940s French Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

Pair of White Glass Table Lamps
Located in Brussels, BE
Pair of white glass table lamps.
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Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Pair of White Glass Table Lamps
  • Pair of White Glass Table Lamps
  • Pair of White Glass Table Lamps
  • Pair of White Glass Table Lamps
H 21.66 in. W 17.72 in. D 17.72 in.
Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
Located in Houston, TX
Pair of white ceramic lamps, newly wired for use within the USA using UL listed parts. Lamps include lampshades (listed measurements include shades). Lamps are sold individually and ...
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2010s Belgian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
H 22 in. Dm 14 in.
Pair of Midcentury White Glass Lamps with Abstract Gilt Decoration
By Chapman Manufacturing Company, Frederick Cooper, Gerald Thurston, The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Houston, TX
Chic pair of Mid-Century Modern white glass lamps with an abstract gilt decoration. These stunning Hollywood Regency style newly wired lamps are in the style of Gerald Thurston and d...
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Vintage 1950s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass, Wood

Pair of White Glass Lamps
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Pair of Art Deco white glass lamps. Lamps have been professionally rewired and use a candelabra light bulb. Each lamp measures 10" high and 5.25" diameter.
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Pair of White Glass Lamps
  • Pair of White Glass Lamps
  • Pair of White Glass Lamps
  • Pair of White Glass Lamps
H 10 in. Dm 5.25 in.
Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A unique and versatile pair of white ceramic lamps with a raised "dot" pattern and a octagonal shaped brass base with black shades.
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20th Century American Table Lamps

  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
  • Pair of White Ceramic Lamps
H 25.5 in. Dm 8 in.
Pair of Italian Crackled White Porcelain Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian circa 1950s white crackle glazed porcelain table lamps with silvered bases. Measurements: Height 23” Diameter 8”.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

Pair of White Murano Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1960s Italian swirl glass Murano table lamps. Measurements: Height of body: 18" Diameter: 7.5" Height to shade rest: 27.5".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

  • Pair of White Murano Lamps
  • Pair of White Murano Lamps
  • Pair of White Murano Lamps
  • Pair of White Murano Lamps
H 18 in. Dm 7.5 in.
Pair of White Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of 19th Century French oil table lamps. Electrified.
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Antique 19th Century French Table Lamps

  • Pair of White Table Lamps
  • Pair of White Table Lamps
  • Pair of White Table Lamps
  • Pair of White Table Lamps
H 27.5 in. Dm 7.5 in.
Pair of White Opaline Empire Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of French circa 1920s Empire style gilt bronze and white opaline glass table lamps. Measurements: Height of body: 21" Width at widest: 4.75".
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Vintage 1920s French Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

  • Pair of White Opaline Empire Table Lamps
  • Pair of White Opaline Empire Table Lamps
  • Pair of White Opaline Empire Table Lamps
  • Pair of White Opaline Empire Table Lamps
H 21 in. W 4.75 in. D 4.5 in.
Pair of Fine Carved White Porcelain Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Fine carved white porcelain with goldfish swimming in the stylish wave decorations, gilt brass bases. To the top of the porcelain: 20"H. (Lampshade not included).   
Category

Late 20th Century Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

Pair of White Opaline Glass Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of circa 1930s French table lamps made of white opaline glass. Measurements: Height of body: 19".
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Vintage 1930s French Table Lamps

Vintage 1970s White Haeger Ceramic Lamps, Pair
By Royal Haeger
Located in Amherst, NH
Vintage 1970s white ceramic barrel lamps by Haeger. Wired for the US and in working condition. Measures: Socket: 20” H. Harp: 4” W x 7” H. Marked. Shades not included.
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Large White Porcelain Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of circa 1950s large French porcelain lamps in the shape of wicker and bamboo with ebonized bases. Measurements: Height of body 19" Width 12.5" Depth 10.5".
Category

Vintage 1950s French Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

  • Pair of Large White Porcelain Table Lamps
  • Pair of Large White Porcelain Table Lamps
  • Pair of Large White Porcelain Table Lamps
  • Pair of Large White Porcelain Table Lamps
H 19 in. W 12.5 in. D 10.5 in.
Pair of Orange and White Ceramic Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of orange and white Chinese ceramic jars, converted to lamps, with linen shades and a Lucite base. A great (and useful) way to add color to a room.
Category

20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of American White Porcelain Vase Lamps
Located in Southampton, NY
Pair of American midcentury white porcelain vase lamps on brass bases.
Category

Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Other

Pair of White Gesso Painted Metal Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of white gesso painted metal baluster lamps, with fluting and hexagonal base. Currently wired for the UK. Please enquire for rewiring services. Please note: lampshades not i...
Category

20th Century French Table Lamps

Materials

Gesso

  • Pair of White Gesso Painted Metal Lamps
  • Pair of White Gesso Painted Metal Lamps
  • Pair of White Gesso Painted Metal Lamps
  • Pair of White Gesso Painted Metal Lamps
H 15.36 in. W 6.7 in. D 6.7 in.
Pair of White Crystal Lamps by Orrefors
By Orrefors
Located in New York, NY
Pair of white crystal lamps by Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors. The lamps have polished nickel hardware and they have been newly rewired for the US. Measures: The height to the top of ...
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Crystal, Nickel

  • Pair of White Crystal Lamps by Orrefors
  • Pair of White Crystal Lamps by Orrefors
  • Pair of White Crystal Lamps by Orrefors
  • Pair of White Crystal Lamps by Orrefors
H 19.5 in. W 4 in. D 2.5 in.
Pair of White Porcelain Opposing Monkey Lamps
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of white porcelain opposing monkey lamps. A wonderful playful pair of monkeys one having a tambourine and the other playing a flute both in formal garb of the time. Each apparen...
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Early 20th Century Neoclassical Table Lamps

Pair of French White Opaline Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of circa 1940's French white opaline table lamps with silver-plated bases. Measurements: Height: 20.5" Diameter: 6.5".
Category

Vintage 1940s French Table Lamps

Materials

Opaline Glass

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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 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.