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Tall Murano Italian Glass Cream & Gold Table Lamp
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Made from the finest Murano glass artisan of the time, is a tall scale 1950s Italian hand blown cream and gold inclusions Murano table lamp. Incredible design and detail went into th...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Table Lamps

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Brass

Mid-20th Century Extra Tall Iron Table Lamp with Custom Shade
By Ted Harris
Located in Chicago, IL
Mid-20th century extra tall iron table lamp with custom shade Looks great on a low side table Dimensions: 46.75 in. to the top of the finial 38.5 in H to socket; 43.5 in. to t...
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Mid-20th Century American Table Lamps

Italian Tall Clear Hand Blown Ribbed Murano Glass and Aluminum Neck Table Lamp
Located in Miami, FL
Italian tall clear hand blown feminine-shaped ribbed Murano glass table lamp. The top has an aluminum ribbed neck. In perfect working condition and uses a max. 60 watts light bulb....
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Aluminum

Tall Whimsical Vase-Lamp Base Teddy Bear & Friends Handmade Eva Fritz-Lindner
Located in Shelburne, VT
This is a wonderful handmade, hand-painted and hand glazed few- of- a- kind, mid-century modern ceramic creation of a tall classic footed bottle vase or possible lamp base by master ...
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Mid-20th Century German Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Pottery

Pair of Murano Glass Tall Lamps in the Style of Barovier, circa 1997
Located in London, GB
A beautiful pair of Murano glass table lamps in dark amber color.
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Late 20th Century Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Tall Tony Paul for Westwood Swedish Brass & Solid Walnut Table Lamp, 1950s
By Westwood Lamps, Tony Paul
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Tony Paul for Westwood Industries Cone Table Lamp in Swedish Brass & Solid Walnut. Circa 1960. Featuring a sleek conical form in walnut and reflective brass. 21H to top of socket. S...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Alberto Donà, Tall Pair Table Lamps Murano Green Pulegoso with Gold Leaf Accents
By Alberto Donà, Napoleone Martinuzzi
Located in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, Florence
Pair of tall table lamps from Alberto Donà in Murano. He was able to replicated Martinuzzi's 1930s green Pulegoso. Perfectly contrasted by cylindrical necks in gold leaf hot applied....
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Gold Leaf

Impressive Tall Table Lamp
Located in Saint-Ouen, IDF
Impressively big table lamp made of brass foot, clear Murano glass and white glass panels; everything topped by a big textured white glass globe. One lamp available
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Impressive Tall Table Lamp
  • Impressive Tall Table Lamp
  • Impressive Tall Table Lamp
  • Impressive Tall Table Lamp
H 27.56 in. Dm 15.75 in.
Tall Monumental Rembrandt Brass Table Lamp
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Miami, FL
REDUCED FROM $950. Spectacular in scale and style, this tall Rembrandt brass baluster and urn form table lamp has its original marbleized foil barrel shade and large finial. Wonderfu...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Rembrandt Tall Brass Candelabra Style Table Lamp
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
50 inch tall Rembrandt lighting table lamp. Sculptural stepped brass candlesticks on a round Carrara marble and brass base. Ivory lacquered "candles" meet at the solid brass top plat...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

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Marble, Brass

Oversized Ewer Shaped Tall Table Lamp
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
2-298 black enameled etched silver plated brass ewer shaped tall table lamp. The lamp has decorative cut outs in the black enamel making intricate floral and leaf designs. Set on a d...
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Vintage 1960s Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Oversized Ewer Shaped Tall Table Lamp
  • Oversized Ewer Shaped Tall Table Lamp
  • Oversized Ewer Shaped Tall Table Lamp
  • Oversized Ewer Shaped Tall Table Lamp
H 35 in. W 17 in. D 7 in.
Pair of Mid Century Tall Rembrandt Table Lamps
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Pair of slender lamps in brass and enameled metal. Simple and elegant in their minimalist design. Opaque glass shades diffuse light and support larger shade.
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Vintage 1950s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Art Deco Modernist Tall Table Lamp
Located in Devon, England
Offered for your consideration is this very tall English Art Deco style modernist table lamp. The chrome rods which surround the central ebonized column offer the look of a skyscrape...
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Mid-20th Century English Art Deco Table Lamps

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Chrome, Steel

  • Art Deco Modernist Tall Table Lamp
  • Art Deco Modernist Tall Table Lamp
  • Art Deco Modernist Tall Table Lamp
  • Art Deco Modernist Tall Table Lamp
H 20.48 in. Dm 5.91 in.
Single Italian Midcentury Tall Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A single circa 1960s Italian porcelain and teak table lamp with Lucite base. Measurements: Height of body 22" Height to shade rest 30" Diameter 5".
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

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Porcelain, Teak

Tall Rembrandt Brass and Glazed Pottery Table Lamp
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
Amazing Danish-influenced table lamp, nearly four feet tall, from the custom Mid-Century lighting firm, Rembrandt Lamp Company. Striped and stippled hand-thrown pottery body and bras...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

1960s Italian Marble Tall Table Lamp
Located in New York City, NY
1960s carved marble tall Italian table lamp. Measure: Height to light socket 27'' Shade for photography only.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Marble

  • 1960s Italian Marble Tall Table Lamp
  • 1960s Italian Marble Tall Table Lamp
  • 1960s Italian Marble Tall Table Lamp
  • 1960s Italian Marble Tall Table Lamp
H 40 in. W 6 in. D 6 in.
Tall Walnut Obelisk Table Lamp Attributed to Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in San Leandro, CA
Tall Midcentury walnut obelisk form table lamp by Laurel. Shade is for display only and not included.
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Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

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Walnut

Tall Pair Laurel Lamp Co. Walnut & Black Enamel Biomorphic Table Lamps
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Substantial 3'H pair of Laurel Lamp Company Sculpted Solid Walnut Lamps, 1960's. Featuring a slender organic solid Walnut form, tubular Brass neck on a rounded 4H Black metal base wi...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Pair of Tall Sculptural Bronze Brutalist Table Lamps, Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Gorgeous pair of Brutalist table lamps designed by Laurel Lamp Company, 1970s. These are what I like to call the Holy Grail of Laurel Lamps. These amazing lamps command attention in ...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal

1950s Tall Glass and Gold Leaf Table Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York City, NY
Stunning pair of large 1950s glass and gold leaf table lamps attributed to The Mrbro lamp Company. Height to light socket 36".
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20th Century American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Metal, Gold Leaf

Tall Bronze Oriental style table lamp by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in San Leandro, CA
Huge and heavily decorated Moorish style lamp on ebonized wood base by Marbro. Shade is for display only and is not included.
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

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Bronze

Midcentury Tall Table Lamp in Ceramic, 1960
Located in Lejre, DK
Decorative ceramic lamp designed and made in Denmark in the 1960s. Great original condition.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Pair of Tall Table Lamps by Raymor
By Raymor
Located in South Charleston, WV
Produced circa 1950, these ceramic table lamps feature an animal motif - giraffes - incised into the ceramic. In excellent condition with the walnut freshly lacquered and the wiring ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Handmade Paper Origami 96 Molecules Tall Table Lamp
Located in Englewood, NJ
A free standing tall table lamp made of CNC-milled mahogany wood and a hand-folded Origami paper lampshade. Comes with touch on-off and dimming.  
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21st Century and Contemporary Israeli Organic Modern Table Lamps

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Steel

Vintage Gold and Beige Florentine Tall Table Lamp
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage gold and beige florentine tall table lamp. Size: 7" D base x 20" H to top of socket x 35" H to original lamp harp.
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Vintage 1940s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Gold Leaf

Brutalist Raw Steel Tall Table Lamp, France, 1970s
Located in Firenze, IT
Tall table lamp Brutalist style realized in steel with raw cuts, white shantung lampshade cm 50 x h. cm 24, total high with shade cm 97, France, 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s French Brutalist Table Lamps

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Cut Steel

  • Brutalist Raw Steel Tall Table Lamp, France, 1970s
  • Brutalist Raw Steel Tall Table Lamp, France, 1970s
  • Brutalist Raw Steel Tall Table Lamp, France, 1970s
  • Brutalist Raw Steel Tall Table Lamp, France, 1970s
H 30.71 in. W 11.03 in. D 7.09 in.
Pair of Tall Table Lamps by Robert Sonneman
By Robert Sonneman
Located in New York, NY
A pair of tall table lamps with open square brass tubing cruciform box assembly holding a white acrylic diffuser shade by Robert Sonneman. American, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

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Acrylic

Art Deco Tall Table Lamp with Glass Elements
Located in Pompano Beach, FL
Art Deco tall table lamp with glass elements with a cloth shade and polished chrome base. Diameter of base is 6".
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Table Lamps

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Chrome

Tall Hollywood Regency Brass Table Lamp with Acanthus Leaves by Rembrandt
By Rembrandt Lamp Company
Located in San Mateo, CA
Brass table lamp with stylized acanthus or philodendron leaves by Rembrandt Lamps. This lamp has a three-way switch at the socket and a simple on off switch on the base. The original...
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Vintage 1960s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Tall Marbro Brass Lamp, 1960s
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Melbourne, AU
A Marbro lamp, showing it can stand up to the test of time. This one makes a statement! We prefer our vintage with a patina. This lamp gives us that well-worn, vintage feeling that...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • Tall Marbro Brass Lamp, 1960s
  • Tall Marbro Brass Lamp, 1960s
  • Tall Marbro Brass Lamp, 1960s
  • Tall Marbro Brass Lamp, 1960s
H 27.56 in. Dm 7.21 in.
Vistosi Blown Glass Tall Table Lamp, Italy, 1970's
By Vistosi
Located in New York, NY
Vistosi Blown Murano glass organic form table lamp in contrasting clear, white and colored glass, Italy, 1970's Measures: 18 height x 9 diameter Rewired for use in the USA with o...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Tall Table Lamp by Nils Kähler, Midcentury Danish
By Herman H.C. Kahler
Located in Lejre, DK
Decorative ceramic lamp designed and made by Nils Kähler, Made in Denmark in the 1960s. Great original condition.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

A Rare 1970s Studio Graphite & Ceramic Tall Table Lamp
Located in Bellport, NY
This is a knockout lamp, the ceramic is hand painted in a deep colbalt blue and sea green which drips down into the graphite surface.Original hand made black linen tall drum shade. B...
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

Pair of Tall Table Lamps by Hans Agne Jakobsson
By Hans-Agne Jakobsson
Located in Long Island City, NY
Pair of tall table lamps by Hans Agne Jakobsson, Sweden, circa 1960s. Polished brass. Measures: Heigh 26.5 inches. Existing wiring, rewiring available upon request.
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Tall Tower Shape Turned Walnut Brass Table Lamp Tony Paul
By Tony Paul, Westwood Lamps
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern stunning tall tower shape walnut and brass table lamp.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Tall Opulent Iridescent Glass Table Lamps by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in New York, NY
A pair of very large-scale table lamps with iridescent blue-purple glass bodies and gold-plated fittings. Produced by Marbro, American, circa 1950.
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

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Metal

Pair of Very Tall Table Lamps Produced in Sweden
Located in Malmo, SE
Rare pair of tall table lamps. Produced in Sweden. Please note: These will be sold without any lamp shades.
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

1960s Huge Gerald Thurston 3 Lights Tall Table Lamp , USA
By Lightolier, Gerald Thurston
Located in St- Leonard, Quebec
30 in. tall table lamp from Gerald Thurston for Lightolier . Original shade measure 18 in. wide by 7 in. high . Contain 3 E26 size ceramic socket rated at 60 watts each . ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Metal, Brass

Danish Modern Scandinavian Midcentury Tall Table Lamp Extra Large
Located in West Hartford, CT
A true statement piece, Scandinavian Modern tall table lamp. The white body looks like ropes in a circle but is actually ceramic carvings. Wired for USA and in perfect working order.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Wood

Tall Pair of Laurel Co. Walnut "Tower" Table Lamps with Smoky Lucite Panels
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Substantial Pair Laurel Lamp Co. attributed Walnut, Lucite & Brass Table Lamps, 1960s. Featuring an International Style rectilinear form, tubular Brass central column, open center, e...
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Vintage 1960s American International Style Table Lamps

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Brass

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

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Brass

Substantial Tall Brutalist Metal Sculpture Lamp by Laurel
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Chicago, IL
An outstanding Brutalist lamp in torch-cut and patinated metal by Laurel Lamp. An unusual textured cast glass disc is featured. The base is a black lacquered metal plinth. Sold sans ...
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Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

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Metal

Barovier & Toso Italian Murano Glass Tall Table Lamp, Midcentury
By Barovier&Toso
Located in Miami, FL
Barovier & Toso Italian Murano glass table lamp, midcentury Offered for sale is a large Barovier & Toso Italian Murano glass table lamp dating to the late 1950s or early 1960s. ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass

Tall Table Lamp by Unknown Designer Produced in Sweden
Located in Malmo, SE
Midcentury table lamp by unknown designer. Produced in Sweden.
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

19th Century Georgian Stick Form Tall Table Lamp
Located in Stamford, CT
This Provenance Christie’s NY 19th century stick form style lamp is made of mahogany, with ebony accents, mounted on a stepped base. The lamp base itself is 34 inches in height, with...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Georgian Table Lamps

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Wood, Mahogany

Striking Massive Brass Patinated Marbro Tall Lamp
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in San Diego, CA
Massive tall Marbro lamp in a brass patinated and textured painted lamp circa 1950s double socket freshly rewired, with bakelite pull off/on-chain and balls, brass fittings, lampshad...
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20th Century North American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Tall Driftwood Table Lamp
Located in Rochester, NY
Antique large driftwood table lamp with a tall flowing sinuous sculptural form and beautifully aged original worn pale green stain limed washed surface color patina. Mounted on origi...
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Mid-20th Century American Rustic Table Lamps

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Driftwood, Driftwood

  • Tall Driftwood Table Lamp
  • Tall Driftwood Table Lamp
  • Tall Driftwood Table Lamp
  • Tall Driftwood Table Lamp
H 43 in. W 20 in. D 13 in.
Italian Renaissance Style Pair of Tall Marbro Gilt Table Lamps, circa 1950
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Encinitas, CA
Monumental pair of Italian Renaissance Style gilt table lamps by world-renowned Marbro Lamp Company of Los Angeles USA, circa 1950. Black lacquered and gold gilted. Each lamp measur...
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Mid-20th Century American Renaissance Table Lamps

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Wood

Pair of Hollywood Regency Tall Brass Urn Form Asian Modern Table Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in St. Louis, MO
Pair of high quality midcentury Asian modern tall brass urn form table tables with brass rings on sides and embossed Asian symbols, mounted on square wood bases. Brass has nice warm ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Tall Table Lamps in Brass Produced in Denmark
Located in Malmo, SE
Rare pair of tall table lamps in brass. Produced in Denmark. Please note: We’re selling these table lamps without any lamp shades.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Tall Tony Paul for Westwood Industries Turned Walnut and Brass Table Lamp
By Westwood Lamps, Tony Paul
Located in Bainbridge, NY
Majestic American midcentury Tony Paul for Westwood Studios attributed walnut and brass table lamp, circa 1960. 26H to top of socket. Shade shown for display only (10H x 18 top x 19 ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

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

Hollywood Regency Marbro Lamp Company Tall Crystal Glass Lamps, a Pair
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Monumental pair of Hollywood Regency crystal table lamps with brass bases by The Marbro Lamp Company. Each lamp is in spectacular condition with minimal oxidization to the brass. The...
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Mid-20th Century American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Crystal, Metal, Brass

Single Tall Table Lamp by Philippe Barbier, Circa 1970 France
By Philippe Barbier
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Tall table lamp in nickel plated steel the rectangular pedestal incorporated into the lamp was common of Barbier who designed tables and stools working with Henry Massonnet.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Steel

1970s Tall Brutalist Welded Metal Table Lamp by Richard Barr for Laurel Lamp Co.
By Richard Barr, Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Stamford, CT
Tall Brutalist welded metal table lamp by Richard Barr for Laurel Lamp Company, USA, 1970s.    
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Vintage 1970s American Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Tall Table Lamp by Per Linnemann Schmidt for Palshus Ceramic
By Herman Kähler
Located in Lejre, DK
Decorative ceramic lamp designed by Per Linnemann Schmidt and made by Palshus, Made in Denmark in the 1960s. Great original condition.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

American Mid Century Lucite & Chrome Tall Lamp by Laurel Lighting
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful simple design tall cube shape lamp by Laurel lighting company, we have polished the base and the top, its in perfect working condition. The lamp is 29" tall to the top of t...
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20th Century American Space Age Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Tall Table Lamp by Per Linnemann Schmidt for Palshus Ceramic
By Herman Kähler
Located in Lejre, DK
Decorative ceramic lamp designed by Per Linnemann Schmidt and made by Palshus, Made in Denmark in the 1960s. Great original condition.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic

Danish Midcentury Palshus Tall Table Lamp Beige with New Lamp Shade, 1960s
By Palshus, Per Linnemann-Schmidt
Located in Aarhus C, DK
Tall midcentury Danish table lamp from Palshus. The lamp was designed by Per Linnemann-Schmidt and manufactured circa 1960 or early 1970s. it is made with chamotte clay and has a s...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic, Fabric

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

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Tall Table Lamp For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the tall table lamp you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, brass and ceramic, every tall table lamp was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a tall table lamp, we have 1033 options in-stock, while there are 44 modern editions to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a tall table lamp — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A tall table lamp made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Modern — is very popular. A well-made tall table lamp has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Palshus, Per Linnemann-Schmidt and Stiffel are consistently popular.

How Much is a Tall Table Lamp?

Prices for a tall table lamp can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $45 and can go as high as $19,000, while the average can fetch as much as $1,944.

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.