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Pair of Neoclassical Reverse Painted Lamps
Located in Buchanan, MI
One pair of neoclassical reverse painted lamps.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Neoclassical Revival Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Paul Hanson Reverse Painted Glass Lamps
By Paul Hansen
Located in New York, NY
Pair of reverse gold painted crackled glass lamps on satin brass bases. Rewired for use in the USA with brass hardware. Shades not included.
Category

Mid-20th Century American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Fine Chinoiserie Octagonal Mirrored Reverse Painted Patinated Lantern Pendent
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful chinoiserie octagonal mirrored and reverse hand-painted patinated lantern pendent with three candelabra lights
Category

20th Century Italian Chinoiserie Lanterns

Materials

Mirror

Handel Reverse Painted Table Lamp, circa 1920
Located in Palm Beach, FL
A Handel patinated metal table lamp with reverse painted glass shade depicting a woodland landscape, first quarter of the 20th century Side of foot to base inscribed HANDEL, shade ...
Category

20th Century Table Lamps

Materials

Art Glass

Chinoiserie Octagonal Mirrored Reverse Hand-Painted Gold Gilt Lantern Pendant
Located in Roslyn, NY
A Wonderful Chinoiserie Octagonal Mirrored & Reverse Hand Painted Gold Gilt Lantern Pendents With 3 Candelabra Lights.
Category

20th Century Italian Chinoiserie Lanterns

Materials

Mirror

Pairpoint Reverse Painted Floral Table Lamp USA Signed
By Pairpoint Glassworks
Located in Toledo, OH
Pairpoint reverse painted eight panel table lamp. Two sockets with acorn pulls on silver plated engraved foliage base. 16" shade decorated with floral designs.
Category

20th Century North American Arts and Crafts Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Antique Arts & Crafts Phoenix Reverse Painted Lamp, Landscape, c1920
By Phoenix
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Arts and Crafts lamp by Phoenix offers bell form shade with reverse painted landscape scene over cast double socket metal base, c1920 Measures - 23.5''H x 16.25''W x 16...
Category

Early 20th Century American Arts and Crafts Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

A Reverse Painted Pairpoint Landscape Lamp with Carved Wooden Base
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A Reverse Painted Pairpoint Landscape Lamp with Carved Wooden Base Unites States, Circa 19th Century Signed: The Pairpoint Corp Dimensions: Height: 22.5", Diameter: 15.75" Excell...
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Antique 19th Century American Table Lamps

Pair Monumental Reverse Painted & Gilded Blue Glass Table Lamps
By Paul Lobasso
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand painted and gilded table lamps, with patinated brass pedestal bases, and massive vase form bodies. Stand 52" high from base to finial. Romanesque columns and balustrade are exec...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

European Deco Modern Reverse Painted Black Glass Gazelle Table Lamp
By Dagobert Peche
Located in Chicago, IL
European Deco Modern reverse painted black glass gazelle table lamp. style of Wiener Werkstatte
Category

Early 20th Century Czech Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Reverse Painted Phoenix Table Lamp, Shade Signed, All Original, ca. 1920's
By Phoenix
Located in Petaluma, CA
This reverse painted table lamp we know to be produced by Phoenix. It is on the original base and also has the original heat cap and finial. This lamp is so original, that no one eve...
Category

Vintage 1920s American Arts and Crafts Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

Midcentury Reverse Painted Blown Art Glass Shell Encrusted Table Lamp
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Midcentury reverse painted blown art glass shell encrusted tall table lamp. This unique and ethereal piece of art glass is reverse painted in a pistachio green with crushed mother of...
Category

20th Century European Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Wonderful French Gilt Reverse Painted Mirrored Beaded Baguès Basket Chandelier
By Maison Baguès
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful French gold gilt chandelier in the manner of Baguès, from the iconic 1920s period. This stunning piece has 6 reverse painted mirrored panels forming a basket as the cente...
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Vintage 1920s French Belle Époque Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Crystal

1940s Pair of Silver Leaf Reverse Painted Art Glass Ballerina & Butterfly Lamps
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
20th century pair of fine Art Deco silver leaf églomisé reverse painted art glass ballerina and butterfly decoupage lamps. Beautifully executed with original gilt brass filigree hard...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Reverse Glass Painted Vintage Lamp with Gilt Base and Silk Shade
Located in Locust Valley, NY
Reverse glass painted chinoiserie vintage lamp with gilt base and silk shade.
Category

20th Century Chinoiserie Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Antique Arts & Crafts Pittsburgh Style Reverse Painted & Polychromed Lamp, c1920
By Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass and Glass Company
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Arts & Crafts table lamp in the manner of Pittsburgh ight Co. offers reverse painted dome shade with landscape scene surmounting case double socket base having reserves wi...
Category

Early 20th Century American Arts and Crafts Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Stunning Pair of Blown Reverse Painted Murano Vases as Custom Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
These magnificent lamps are shipped as photographed and described in the narrative. They have been custom built using materials of the highest quality and are shipped complete with t...
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Antique American Art Nouveau Reverse Painted Landscape Table Lamp, circa 1910
Located in Portland, OR
Antique American Art Nouveau reverse painted landscape table lamp, circa 1910. The Pittsburgh style lamp, possibly by Pairpoint, having a bronze base with a six-panel reverse painted...
Category

Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Vintage Reverse Painted Eglomise Marbled Lamps with Gilt Designs & Base
Located in Hudson, NY
Made in America circa 1940 this pair of lamps is crafted by blowing the glass vases and then reverse painting them on the inside. These are done in a rich marbled green / black that ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Pairpoint Silver Plated and Reverse Painted Glass Parrot Lamp, 20th Century
Located in New York, NY
The conical shade decorated with birds perched on tropical branches, three-light socket, on a neoclassical style urn and columnar standard flanked by three pillar supports ending in ...
Category

Early 20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Art Glass

Pair of Fornasetti Style Silver Leaf Reverse Painted Églomisé Lamps with Bronze
By Fornasetti
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a rare pair of beautiful Fornasetti style silver leaf gilded paint decorated lamps. The detail of the bases in the bronze casting is extraordinary. The condition of the églom...
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Blown Glass

Remarkable Pair of Reverse Painted Lamps in the Style of Piero Fornasetti
Located in Atlanta, GA
A stunning pair of reverse painted glass lamps. A subtle, whimsical, almost surreal interpretation of the neoclassic style. Cream vessels with motifs executed in charcoal, gold and r...
Category

Vintage 1960s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Wood, Glass

Pair of English Chinoiserie Painted Reverse on Glass Giltwood Mirrored Sconces
Located in New York, NY
A fantastic pair of English chinoiserie painted reverse on glass, carved giltwood mirrored two-light sconces. Each is beautifully hand carved and gilt in a gorgeous gold finish with ...
Category

Antique 19th Century English Chinoiserie Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Mirror, Giltwood

French Style Brass and Crystal Chandelier Reverse Painted Glass Center Pediment
Located in Toledo, OH
French style brass and crystal chandelier sky blue reverse painted glass inner center pediment. Handcut crystal and star drops. Unusual chain links.
Category

20th Century Unknown French Provincial Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Crystal

Sleek Pair of Reverse Painted Blown Glass Cylinder Lamps in Silver and Chocolate
Located in Atlanta, GA
A stunning pair of blown glass lamps, circa 1970. Sleek cylinder from with reverse paint in silver and chocolate. Restored using components of only the finest quality. Wonderful deta...
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Vintage 1970s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Nickel

Stellar Pair of Vintage Large-Scale Reverse Painted Murano Vases as Custom Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
These magnificent lamps are shipped as photographed and described in the narrative. They have been custom built using materials of the highest quality and are shipped complete with t...
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Stone, Brass

Bottega Karin, Reverse Glass Painting, Églomisé Table Lamp, Design Attb, Laszlo
By Paul Laszlo, Karin Van Leyden 1
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Very nice monumental single table lamp, signed by Bottega Karin, design attributed to Paul Laszlo. Reverse paint (églomisé) Made by Karin Van Leyden. The glass lamp itself measures a...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Paint, Glass

Illuminated Shadow Dancers Reverse Glass Painting Wall Light, 1950s France
Located in Antwerp, BE
Original decorative wall lamp from the 1950s France. This sweet vintage metal shadow box from the 50's has an inverted glass painting of a dancing couple, The back and the wide metal...
Category

Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Metal

Large Reverse Painted Drum Shade
Located in Prescott, AZ
Superb condition of this 80+ year old piece of glass. No discernible paint loss with colors still rich. The design is painted on the inside of the glass in the style of the Arts & Cr...
Category

Vintage 1920s American American Craftsman Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Glass

Mid-Century Modern Reverse Painted Glass Lamp
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Mid-Century Modern reverse painted glass lamp with multiple herons.
Category

Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Handel Lamp w Scenic Reverse Painted Shade
By Handel Co.
Located in Pasadena, CA
This excellent Handel table lamp features an 18" chipped ice reverse painted autumnal scenic shade. It is mounted on a bronzed base with an Oriental decorated foot and rich brown pat...
Category

Early 20th Century American Table Lamps

Reverse Painted & Gilded w/Roman Figures Lamp (GMD#2450)
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian reverse painted and gilded lamp depicting early Roman figures and text, on carved ebonized base, with decortive finial. Height given to top of shade holder: 29.5H. Note: Sha...
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paint

Art Deco Reverse Painted Hanging Fixture
By Maxon de Paris
Located in Chicago, IL
Signed Maxon de Paris, this reverse painted hanging fixture is adorned with a geometric foreground over a white background. Although Art Deco, this fixture has a modern feel to it.
Category

Vintage 1930s French Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Glass

Bronze chandelier with reverse painted mirrors
Located in St Ouen, FR
Chandelier with a central stem. Bronze structure with antic finish. France circa 1950. Central stem with reverse painted mirrors on each side. Six branches supporting open wor...
Category

Vintage 1950s French Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Bronze

Two-Tier Mirrored and Reverse Painted Obelisk Floor Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Two-tier floor lamp with mirrored and reverse painted obelisk columns on wood foot culminating in mirrored and reverse painted tiers with floral motif.
Category

20th Century French Floor Lamps

Materials

Wood, Mirror

Large Vintage Chinese Lantern with Reverse Painted Glass Panels, circa 1940
Located in Antwerp, BE
This large Chinese lantern retains all the original glass panels that have been reverse painted by hand on the glass. No breaks or missing pieces truly a rare finds! The lantern was ...
Category

Early 20th Century Chinese Lanterns

Materials

Wood

Spectacular Original European Reverse Paint Floral Chandelier by Andre
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful rare European reverse painted glass chandelier. Beautifully done by famed European lamp and chandelier maker Andre. Chandelier features hand-painted swags of flowers in m...
Category

20th Century Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Art Glass

Reverse Painted Glass Lamps
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Reverse painted glass flower lamps. Glass is 16" high and 5.5" diameter, 21" high from base to bottom of socket.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Jefferson Reverse Painted Lamp
Located in Washington Crossing, PA
Beautiful vintage Jefferson reverse painted lamp. Art Deco look excellent shape.
Category

Vintage 1920s North American Table Lamps

Materials

Art Glass

  • Jefferson Reverse Painted Lamp
  • Jefferson Reverse Painted Lamp
  • Jefferson Reverse Painted Lamp
  • Jefferson Reverse Painted Lamp
H 19 in. W 23 in. D 8 in.
Reverse Painted Boudoir Lamp
Located in Petaluma, CA
This very colorful little reverse painted boudoir lamp was done by the Moe Bridges Company. The base is properly signed and the shade is guaranteed to be by the same company. This ...
Category

Early 20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Reverse Painted Boudoir Lamp
  • Reverse Painted Boudoir Lamp
  • Reverse Painted Boudoir Lamp
  • Reverse Painted Boudoir Lamp
H 13 in. Dm 7.5 in.
Reverse Painted Sconce
Located in Kilmarnock, VA
A single Chinoiserie decorated electrified sconce with reverse-painted mirror back and bronze arms and mounts.
Category

Early 20th Century French Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Bronze

  • Reverse Painted Sconce
  • Reverse Painted Sconce
  • Reverse Painted Sconce
  • Reverse Painted Sconce
H 17 in. W 11 in.
Reverse Painted Pittsburgh Table Lamp
Located in Fairfax, VA
REVERSE PAINTED GLASS SHADE DESK LAMP BY PITTSBURGH
Category

Early 20th Century American Table Lamps

  • Reverse Painted Pittsburgh Table Lamp
  • Reverse Painted Pittsburgh Table Lamp
  • Reverse Painted Pittsburgh Table Lamp
  • Reverse Painted Pittsburgh Table Lamp
H 13.5 in. W 9 in. D 8 in.
Reverse Painted Art Glass Lamp
Located in Milford, NH
Reverse painted art glass lamp with landscape scene, circa 1920. Possibly Pittsburgh Lamp Company. Base probably of spelter but has a nice bronze-like patina. Shade measures 8" hi...
Category

Early 20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Reverse Painted Art Glass Lamp
  • Reverse Painted Art Glass Lamp
  • Reverse Painted Art Glass Lamp
  • Reverse Painted Art Glass Lamp
H 22 in. Dm 18.5 in.
1940s Reverse Painted Crane Lamp
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1940s reverse painted crane lamp.
Category

Vintage 1940s Table Lamps

Reverse Painted Lamp by "Pittsburgh"
Located in Petaluma, CA
This very unusual and dramatic lamp is certainly one of Pittsburgh's finest examples of their reverse painted lamps. The shade is divided into interesting scenic panels separated by...
Category

Early 20th Century American Table Lamps

Green Reverse Painted Glass Lamps, Pair
Located in Chicago, IL
A stunning tall pair of reverse painted glass lamps with a marbleized effect in emerald, olive, and light greens. These remind us of marble or malachite! The decorative gilded trim a...
Category

Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Marble

Pair of Reverse Glass Painted Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of reverse glass painted lamps, the baluster shaped body depicting a foliage motif in complementary shades of green, with custom-made base and custom-made lamp shades included...
Category

Vintage 1930s Arts and Crafts Table Lamps

  • Pair of Reverse Glass Painted Lamps
  • Pair of Reverse Glass Painted Lamps
  • Pair of Reverse Glass Painted Lamps
  • Pair of Reverse Glass Painted Lamps
H 30 in. W 10 in. D 10 in.
Pairpoint Reverse-Painted Glass Seagull Lamp
By Pairpoint Glassworks
Located in Milford, NH
A fine Pairpoint reverse-painted glass seagull lamp. Featuring a domed flaring shade decorated with seagulls, waves and ships, raised on an illuminated baluster form vase with confo...
Category

Early 20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Signed Handel Reverse Painted Bird Lamp
Located in Petaluma, CA
Here is one of Handel's finest examples of their reverse painted lamps. This highly detailed, colorful lamp has a rare and desirable black background. The shade is signed in two pl...
Category

Early 20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Vintage Reverse Painted Mercury Glass Lamp
Located in Hudson, NY
charming large reverse painted mercury glass lamp, in an urn form with clssical motifs in cream and mint green. wonderful patina and character. rewired.
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Reverse Painted Lamp by Moe Bridges
Located in Petaluma, CA
This beautiful table lamp has great color and crisply painted design. Certainly one of Moe Bridges' nicer lamps. The beautiful art nouveau base helps to create a great package. Bo...
Category

Early 20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Pair of Reverse Painted Boudoir Lamps
Located in Petaluma, CA
Very nicely made, hard to find pair of reverse painted boudoir lamps. Beautiful scenery and lovely metal work make for a great package.
Category

Early 20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Pair reverse-painted mirrored lamp tables
Located in New York, NY
Pair Reverse-painted mirrored lamp tables
Category

20th Century Floor Lamps

  • Pair reverse-painted mirrored lamp tables
  • Pair reverse-painted mirrored lamp tables
  • Pair reverse-painted mirrored lamp tables
  • Pair reverse-painted mirrored lamp tables
H 55 in. W 18.5 in. D 18.5 in.
Reverse Painted Table Lamp by Pittsburg
By Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass and Glass Company
Located in Petaluma, CA
This crisp-scenic is done in the standard tradition of Pittsburg lamps. They were known for painting their lamps on the outside as well as the inside. This gives the lamp extra dep...
Category

Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Table Lamps

Materials

Silver Plate

A Pair of Reversed painted Decoupage Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A Pair of Reversed painted Decoupage Lamps
Category

20th Century Italian Table Lamps

Pittsburgh Reverse Painted Table Lamp, circa 1920
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique Pittsburgh obverse/reverse painted table lamp features bronze base and vibrant landscape scene with pleated ends, circa 1920.
Category

Early 20th Century American Arts and Crafts Table Lamps

Materials

Spelter

Handel Boudoir Reverse or Inside Painted Lamp
Located in Dallas, TX
Beautiful and rare early 20th century American Handel scenic reverse or inside painted Boudoir lamp with 10 inch shade…..model number 6672. This is a gorgeous and original Handel ...
Category

Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Table Lamps

Materials

Bronze

French Reverse-Painted Mirrored Sconces
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A lovely pair of whimsical, mid-20th century, reverse-painted mirrored sconces; in excellent original condition. The designs on the mirror are hand-painted from the back. Very decora...
Category

Mid-20th Century French Wall Lights and Sconces

Pair of Reverse Painted Chinese Glass Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Two reverse painted Chinese glass lamps with Chinese motif. Brass base with detail. Measurements without the lamp shades, 32 inches H x 9 inches W x 7 inches D.
Category

Early 20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Mid Century Italian Reverse Painted Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
Pair of rare mid century reverse painted, marbleized glass table lamps. Mounted on black lacquered wooden bases. Double Socket.
Category

20th Century American Table Lamps

Materials

Glass, Wood

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Reverse Painted Lighting For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic piece of reverse painted lighting available at 1stDibs. An item from our selection of reverse painted lighting — often made from glass, metal and brass — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect choice in our collection of reverse painted lighting — we have versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. When you’re browsing for the right object in our assortment of reverse painted lighting, those designed in Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Mid-Century Modern styles are of considerable interest. A well-made option in this array of reverse painted lighting has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Pairpoint Glassworks, Jefferson Electric Co. and Fornasetti are consistently popular.

How Much is a Reverse Painted Lighting?

Prices for a piece of reverse painted lighting start at $450 and top out at $27,450 with the average selling for $1,783.