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Louis Poulsen, Portable Table Lamp by Verner Panton
By Louis Poulsen, Verner Panton
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Louis Poulsen, portable table lamp by Verner Panton Width x Height x Length (mm) 160 x 230 x 160
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Como SC53 Aluminum Portable Table Lamp by Space Copenhagen for & Tradition
By Space Copenhagen
Located in Dubai, AE
Match lighting to mood with Como SC53, a portable table lamp from Space Copenhagen. Crafted from
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Como SC53 Black Portable Table Lamp by Space Copenhagen for & Tradition
By Space Copenhagen
Located in Dubai, AE
Match lighting to mood with Como SC53, a portable table lamp from Space Copenhagen. Crafted from
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Como SC53 Red Brown Portable Table Lamp by Space Copenhagen for & Tradition
By Space Copenhagen
Located in Dubai, AE
Match lighting to mood with Como SC53, a portable table lamp from Space Copenhagen. Crafted from
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Como SC53 Bronzed Brass Portable Table Lamp by Space Copenhagen for & Tradition
By Space Copenhagen
Located in Dubai, AE
Match lighting to mood with Como SC53, a portable table lamp from Space Copenhagen. Crafted from
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
By Louis Poulsen, Verner Panton
Located in New York, NY
most significant designs. The recognisable, soft organic shape of the table lamp is not only beautiful
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Table Lamps

Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
H 9.4 in W 6.3 in D 6.3 in
Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
By Louis Poulsen, Verner Panton
Located in New York, NY
most significant designs. The recognisable, soft organic shape of the table lamp is not only beautiful
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Table Lamps

Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
H 9.4 in W 6.3 in D 6.3 in
Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
By Louis Poulsen, Verner Panton
Located in New York, NY
most significant designs. The recognisable, soft organic shape of the table lamp is not only beautiful
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Table Lamps

Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
H 9.4 in W 6.3 in D 6.3 in
Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
By Verner Panton, Louis Poulsen
Located in New York, NY
most significant designs. The recognisable, soft organic shape of the table lamp is not only beautiful
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Table Lamps

Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
H 9.4 in W 6.3 in D 6.3 in
Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
By Louis Poulsen, Verner Panton
Located in New York, NY
most significant designs. The recognisable, soft organic shape of the table lamp is not only beautiful
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Table Lamps

Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
H 9.4 in W 6.3 in D 6.3 in
Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
By Verner Panton, Louis Poulsen
Located in New York, NY
most significant designs. The recognisable, soft organic shape of the table lamp is not only beautiful
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Table Lamps

Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
H 9.4 in W 6.3 in D 6.3 in
Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
By Verner Panton, Louis Poulsen
Located in New York, NY
most significant designs. The recognisable, soft organic shape of the table lamp is not only beautiful
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Table Lamps

Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
H 9.4 in W 6.3 in D 6.3 in
Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
By Verner Panton, Louis Poulsen
Located in New York, NY
most significant designs. The recognisable, soft organic shape of the table lamp is not only beautiful
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Table Lamps

Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
Panthella 160 Portable Table Lamp
H 9.4 in W 6.3 in D 6.3 in
OLO Ring Portable Table Lamp
Located in Renton, WA
Material: steel, PP Color: champagne gold shade + matt black shiny black shade + matt black coral orange shade + matt black olive green shade + champagne gold Light Source...
Category

2010s Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Steel

OLO Ring Portable Table Lamp
OLO Ring Portable Table Lamp
H 11.4 in W 5.1 in D 7.8 in
Pair of Red Brown ComoSC53 Portable Table Lamp by Space Copenhagen for&Tradition
By Space Copenhagen
Located in Dubai, AE
Match lighting to mood with Como SC53, a portable table lamp from Space Copenhagen. Crafted from
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Louis Weisdorf 'Multi-Lite' Portable Table Lamp in Chrome
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Louis Weisdorf 'Multi-Lite' Portable Table Lamp in Chrome. Designed in 1972 by Weisdorf, this new
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Chrome

Louis Weisdorf 'Multi-Lite' Portable Table Lamp in Black
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Louis Weisdorf 'Multi-Lite' Portable Table Lamp in Black. Designed in 1972 by Weisdorf, this new
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Louis Weisdorf 'Multi-Lite' Portable Table Lamp in Brass
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Louis Weisdorf 'Multi-Lite' Portable Table Lamp in Brass. Designed in 1972 by Weisdorf, this new
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Louis Weisdorf 'Multi-Lite' Portable Table Lamp in White
By Louis Weisdorf, Gubi
Located in Glendale, CA
Louis Weisdorf 'Multi-Lite' Portable Table Lamp in White. Designed in 1972 by Weisdorf, this new
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Garces & Soria 'Sylvestrina' Portable Table Lamp in Pyrex Glass for Santa & Cole
By Santa & Cole
Located in Glendale, CA
Garces & Soria 'Sylvestrina' portable table lamp in Pyrex glass for Santa & Cole Founded in 1985
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' Table Lamp in 'Burgundy' 1980 for Verpan
By Verner Panton
Located in Tilburg, NL
Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' table lamp in 'Burgundy' for Verpan. Designed in 1980. New, current
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

'Kushi Mobile' Opaline Glass and Copper Portable Table Lamp for KDLN
By Alberto Saggia e Valerio Sommella, KDLN
Located in Glendale, CA
'Kushi Mobile' opaline glass and copper portable table lamp for KDLN. Executed in mouth-blown
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Copper, Metal

'Kushi Mobile' Opaline Glass and Brass Portable Table Lamp for KDLN
By Alberto Saggia e Valerio Sommella, KDLN
Located in Glendale, CA
'Kushi Mobile' opaline glass and brass portable table lamp for KDLN. Executed in mouth-blown
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Portable Table Lamp with Vintage Shade - 04
By Sara Schoenberger
Located in New Orleans, LA
"Reclaim" is a portable LED table lamp whose hardware is designed to fit a wide range of found
Category

2010s North American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Portable Table Lamp with Vintage Shade - 05
By Sara Schoenberger
Located in New Orleans, LA
"Reclaim" is a portable LED table lamp whose hardware is designed to fit a wide range of found
Category

2010s North American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Portable Table Lamp with Vintage Shade - 02
By Sara Schoenberger
Located in New Orleans, LA
"Reclaim" is a portable LED table lamp whose hardware is designed to fit a wide range of found
Category

2010s North American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Portable Table Lamp with Vintage Shade - 02
By Sara Schoenberger
Located in New Orleans, LA
"Reclaim" is a portable LED table lamp whose hardware is designed to fit a wide range of found
Category

2010s North American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Portable Table Lamp with Vintage Shade - 01
By Sara Schoenberger
Located in New Orleans, LA
"Reclaim" is a portable LED table lamp whose hardware is designed to fit a wide range of found
Category

2010s North American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Petite Friture Quasar Portable Table Lamp in Natural Aluminium by Samy Rio
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Petite Friture Quasar Portable Table Lamp in Natural Aluminium by Samy Rio, 2022 Quasar is a
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Petite Friture Quasar Portable Table Lamp in Sienna Aluminium by Samy Rio
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Petite Friture Quasar Portable Table Lamp in Sienna Aluminium by Samy Rio, 2022 Quasar is a
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Petite Friture Quasar Portable Table Lamp in Black Aluminium by Samy Rio
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Petite Friture Quasar Portable Table Lamp in Black Aluminium by Samy Rio, 2022 Quasar is a
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Petite Friture Quasar Portable Table Lamp in Emerald Green Aluminium by Samy Rio
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Petite Friture Quasar Portable Table Lamp in Emerald Green Aluminium by Samy Rio, 2022 Quasar is
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Petite Friture Quasar Portable Table Lamp in Olive Green Aluminium by Samy Rio
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Petite Friture Quasar Portable Table Lamp in Olive Green Aluminium by Samy Rio, 2022 Quasar is a
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Verner Panton 'Panthella 160 Portable' Table Lamp in White for Louis Poulsen
By Louis Poulsen, Verner Panton
Located in Glendale, CA
Verner Panton 'Panthella 160 Portable' table lamp in white for Louis Poulsen. The Panthella
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

'Kushi Mobile' Opaline Glass and Metal Portable Table Lamp for KDLN in Black
By Alberto Saggia e Valerio Sommella, KDLN
Located in Glendale, CA
'Kushi Mobile' Opaline glass and metal portable table lamp for KDLN in Black. Executed in mouth
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Flowerpot Vp9 Portable Table Lamp Stone Blue from Verner Panton
By Verner Panton
Located in Dubai, AE
The Flowerpot table lamp with a rounded pendant that hangs from the semi-domed upper shade, design
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Steel

Raku SH8, Beige Grey/Bronzed Portable Table Lamp for &Tradition
By Sebastian Herkner
Located in Dubai, AE
Named after the traditional Japanese pottery technique, Raku is a compact lamp with considerable
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Como Sc53 Brass Portable Table Lamp by Space Copenhagen for & Tradition
By Space Copenhagen
Located in Dubai, AE
Como SC53, a portable Brass table lamp from Space Copenhagen. Crafted from anodized aluminium
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Lucca SC51 Moss Portable Table Lamp by Space Copenhagen for &Tradition
By Space Copenhagen
Located in Dubai, AE
This elegant portable lamp, inspired by the golden glow of the Tuscan city of Lucca, mimics the
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Lucca Sc51 Black Portable Table Lamp by Space Copenhagen for & Tradition
By Space Copenhagen
Located in Dubai, AE
This elegant portable lamp, inspired by the golden glow of the Tuscan city of Lucca, mimics the
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

SLAMP Accordéon Battery - Prisma/white Portable Table Lamp by Marc Sadler
By Marc Sadler
Located in Pomezia, Rome
. The battery charged table version features a transparent shade finished in satin white, ensuring
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Other

Como Sc53, Stone Blue Portable Table Lamp by Space Copenhagen for & Tradition
By Space Copenhagen
Located in Dubai, AE
Como SC53, a portable Stone blue table lamp from Space Copenhagen. Como’s sturdy base tapers up
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Caret MF1 Silk Grey Portable Table Lamp, by Matteo Fogale for &Tradition
By Matteo Fogale
Located in Dubai, AE
A practical solution to the increasingly blurred boundaries between work and home, the portable
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Caret MF1 Dark Burgundy Portable Table Lamp, by Matteo Fogale for &Tradition
By Matteo Fogale
Located in Dubai, AE
A practical solution to the increasingly blurred boundaries between work and home, the portable
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

RakuSH8-Blue Green/Brass Portable Table Lamp-by Sebastian Herkner for &Tradition
By Sebastian Herkner
Located in Dubai, AE
Named after the traditional Japanese pottery technique, Raku is a compact lamp with considerable
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

PH 2/1 Portable
By Poul Henningsen
Located in New York, NY
This portable table lamp emits a glare-free, soft and comfortable light, that has a dim-to-warm
Category

2010s Danish Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Chrome

PH 2/1 Portable
PH 2/1 Portable
ChromeBrass
H 14 in W 8 in D 8 in
Lucca SC51 Maroon Portable Table Lamp by Space Copenhagen for &Tradition
By Space Copenhagen
Located in Dubai, AE
This elegant portable lamp, inspired by the golden glow of the Tuscan city of Lucca, mimics the
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Lanterns

Materials

Metal, Brass

Pierre Sindre 'Visir' Portable Brass and Glass Table Lamp for Örsjö
By Örsjö Industri AB
Located in Glendale, CA
Pierre Sindre 'Visir' portable brass and glass table lamp for Örsjö Designed by Scandinavian
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Pierre Sindre 'Visir' Portable Copper and Glass Table Lamp for Örsjö
By Örsjö Industri AB
Located in Glendale, CA
Pierre Sindre 'Visir' portable copper and glass table lamp for Örsjö. Designed by Scandinavian
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Copper, Metal, Brass

Pierre Sindre Black 'Visir' Portable Metal and Glass Table Lamp for Örsjö
By Örsjö Industri AB
Located in Glendale, CA
Pierre Sindre black 'Visir' portable metal and glass table lamp for Örsjö Designed by Scandinavian
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Pierre Sindre White 'Visir' Portable Metal and Glass Table Lamp for Örsjö
By Örsjö Industri AB
Located in Glendale, CA
Pierre Sindre white 'Visir' portable metal and glass table lamp for Örsjö Designed by Scandinavian
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Manhattan SC52, Bronzed & Canvas Table Lamp by Space Copenhagen for &Tradition
By Space Copenhagen
Located in Dubai, AE
Ensure the ambiance is right with Manhattan SC52, a portable table lamp from Space Copenhagen
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Art Deco Crystal Glass & Brass Cordless Table Lamp
Located in Lisbon, PT
Babel crystal cordless portable table lamp is designed by Noe Duchaufour Lawrance for GAIA&GINO
Category

2010s Czech Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Crystal, Brass, Metal

Modern Hand-crafted Wicker Cordless Table Lamp
Located in Lisbon, PT
Fungi Cordless Portable Table Lamp is designed by Doganberk Demir for GAIA&GINO x 3rd CULTURE and
Category

2010s Turkish Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Wicker

Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' Wireless Table Lamp in 'Terracotta' for Verpan
By Verner Panton
Located in Tilburg, NL
Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' table lamp in 'Terracotta' for Verpan. Designed in 1980. New
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' Wireless Table Lamp in 'Dusty Blue' for Verpan
By Verner Panton
Located in Tilburg, NL
Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' table lamp in 'Dusty Blue' for Verpan. Designed in 1980. New
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' Wireless Table Lamp in 'Matt Black' for Verpan
By Verner Panton
Located in Tilburg, NL
Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' table lamp in 'Matt Black' for Verpan. Designed in 1980. New
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' Wireless Table Lamp in 'Bright Red' for Verpan
By Verner Panton
Located in Tilburg, NL
Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' table lamp in 'Bright Red' for Verpan. Designed in 1980. New
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' Wireless Table Lamp in 'Matt White' for Verpan
By Verner Panton
Located in Tilburg, NL
Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' table lamp in 'Matt White' for Verpan. Designed in 1980. New
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' Wireless Table Lamp in 'Dusty Rose' for Verpan
By Verner Panton
Located in Tilburg, NL
Verner Panton 'Pantop Portable' table lamp in 'Dusty Rose' for Verpan. Designed in 1980. New
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

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Portable Table Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the portable table lamp you’re looking for. Each portable table lamp for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, organic material and resin. If you’re shopping for a portable table lamp, we have 4 options in-stock, while there are 10 modern editions to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a portable table lamp — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Each portable table lamp bearing Modern, Mid-Century Modern or Art Deco hallmarks is very popular. Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, Flos and André Fu each produced at least one beautiful portable table lamp that is worth considering.

How Much is a Portable Table Lamp?

The average selling price for a portable table lamp at 1stDibs is $384, while they’re typically $235 on the low end and $1,982 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Lighting for You

The right table lamp, outwardly sculptural chandelier or understated wall pendant can work wonders for your home. While we’re indebted to thinkers like Thomas Edison for critically important advancements in lighting and electricity, we’re still finding new ways to customize illumination to fit our personal spaces all these years later. A wide range of antique and vintage lighting can be found on 1stDibs.

Today, lighting designers like the self-taught Bec Brittain have used the flexible structure of LEDs to craft glamorous solutions by working with what is typically considered a harsh lighting source. By integrating glass and mirrors, reflection can be used to soften the glow from LEDs and warmly welcome light into any space.

Although contemporary innovators continue to impress, some of the classics can’t be beat. 

Just as gazing at the stars allows you to glimpse the universe’s past, vintage chandeliers like those designed by Gino Sarfatti and J. & L. Lobmeyr, for example, put on a similarly stunning show, each with a rich story to tell.

As dazzling as it is, the Arco lamp, on the other hand, prioritizes functionality — it’s wholly mobile, no drilling required. Designed in 1962 by architect-product designers Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the piece takes the traditional form of a streetlamp and creates an elegant, arching floor fixture for at-home use.

There is no shortage of modernist lighting similarly prized by collectors and casual enthusiasts alike — there are Art Deco table lamps created in a universally appreciated style, the Tripod floor lamp by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Greta Magnusson Grossman's sleek and minimalist Grasshopper lamps and, of course, the wealth of mid-century experimental lighting that emerged from Italian artisans at Arredoluce, FLOS and many more are hallmarks in illumination innovation

With decades of design evolution behind it, home lighting is no longer just practical. Crystalline shaping by designers like Gabriel Scott turns every lighting apparatus into a luxury accessory. A new installation doesn’t merely showcase a space; carefully chosen ceiling lights, table lamps and floor lamps can create a mood, spotlight a favorite piece or highlight your unique personality.

The sparkle that your space has been missing is waiting for you amid the growing collection of antique, vintage and contemporary lighting for sale on 1stDibs.

Questions About Portable Table Lamp
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    As the name suggests, a portable lamp is a lamp that can be moved and plugged in wherever there is an electrical outlet. Floor and table lamps mainly fall under the portable lamp category. Shop a range of antique and vintage portable lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    The difference between a table lamp and a buffet lamp is the size. Although the two types of lamps come in similar heights, buffet lamps are usually narrower, so they take up less space on a buffet server filled with food. On 1stDibs, find an assortment of lamps from some of the world's top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 3, 2023
    The main difference between a table lamp and an accent lamp is its size. Generally, table lamps are larger pieces that people use for task lighting or to increase ambiance lighting in a room. Accent lamps tend to be smaller and provide supplemental light in spaces. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of lamps from some of the world's top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Your table lamps do not have to match but it definitely is important that they still go together. This can be done by making sure they are of similar style or have something in common such as color, shape, lamp shade, or metal type.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2024
    How a table lamp works begins with its cord, which gets plugged into an electrical outlet that provides a source of energy. Halogen and incandescent bulbs contain filaments. The filament in a bulb is a conductor of electricity. It’s attached to contacts made of metal that are connected to a power supply. This allows for electricity to flow through it. When the electrical current cycles through the filament, this component gets quite hot and emits light. Find a large collection of vintage table lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    Buffet lamps, also known as console lamps or candlestick lamps, are light fixtures that range in height from 32 to 36 inches. The lamps feature a small shade and a narrow base silhouette, which resembles a slim column or candlestick. Shop for antique and vintage buffet lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Table lamps are often used as a reading light or for task lighting. They can also simply serve as part of a room’s decor, perhaps adding light to an area that doesn’t get any illumination from overhead lights. Shop a collection of table lamps from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 17, 2023
    How big a table lamp should be depends on your lighting needs and the size of the surface that you're placing the light fixture on. Most table lamps are 30 to 36 inches tall. On shorter tables, a taller lamp may be necessary to put illumination at eye level. Find a variety of table lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, ceramic table lamps can be painted. In fact, many lamps come with hand-painted finishes. If you choose to paint a lamp yourself, you may need two or more coats of paint to get the results you desire. You'll find a collection of ceramic table lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    The best brand of table lamp is really a matter of personal preference. Choose a lamp that complements the style of your room and suits your lighting needs. On 1stDibs, find a range of table lamps from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To fix an old table lamp, take it to an appliance or lighting repair shop that has experience working with the type of fixture that you have. Many problems can cause an old table lamp to stop working. A professional can determine the cause and use the correct tools to address it. On 1stDibs, find a variety of antique and vintage table lamps.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    There are a few ways to identify if your table lamp is vintage, but it does vary from brand to brand. If you can spot a maker’s mark or manufacturer’s label on your piece, it could tell you where and when it was crafted. On 1stDibs, find vintage and contemporary table lamps from top sellers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 3, 2023
    To determine what size lamp should be on a sofa table, measure the table from the bottom of the legs to the tabletop. Then, choose a lamp that is equal to or up to 1.5 times taller than the table. Shop a range of table lamps from some of the world's top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    There is no single best company for table lamps. 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, and over the years, many manufacturers and designers have offered a range of visually appealing table lamps. Examples include Artemide, Gordon & Jane Martz, FLOS, Søholm Stentøj, Louis Poulsen and many others. Shop a large collection of table lamps on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2024


    A lamp for a console table should be between 25 and 32 inches tall. The table lamp’s shade shouldn’t exceed half the width of the console table.

    You’ll find that when it comes to arranging wall art, a decorator might suggest that the space on the wall above a console table is a great place for a large painting or a wall sculpture. In that case, you may wish to use a taller lamp for the table. If your table is smaller in scale or if you have a small mirror hanging on the wall above the console, you may wish to opt for a shorter lamp.

    Find vintage table lamps for sale on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2024
    The best size for a bedside table lamp is between 24 and 27 inches tall. Finding the best table lamp for your nightstand depends on variables such as the shape of your bedside table, the size of your nightstand's tabletop and personal preferences when it comes to styling your nightstand.

    Albert Hadley–trained designer Harry Heissmann says this about creating a bedside haven for his clients: “A reading lamp is essential and needs to be on a dedicated outlet. I like to keep clients’ nightstands edited, with a carafe for water and an alarm clock, and sometimes a landline phone for emergencies.”

    Find a range of antique and vintage table lamps and other lighting on 1stDibs.

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