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Vintage Lucite and Brass Dining Table, 1970s
By Charles Hollis Jones
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Beautiful hollywood regency dining table. Rectangular glass top mounted on a arched lucite base with a patinated brass foot. Spectacular design which will be a real eye catcher...
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Vintage 1970s Belgian Hollywood Regency Dining Room Tables

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Brass

  • Vintage Lucite and Brass Dining Table, 1970s
  • Vintage Lucite and Brass Dining Table, 1970s
  • Vintage Lucite and Brass Dining Table, 1970s
  • Vintage Lucite and Brass Dining Table, 1970s
H 29.14 in. W 78.75 in. D 43.31 in.
Vintage Lucite and Glass Pedestal Table
By Hill Manufacturing
Located in Locust Valley, NY
Vintage round glass table with modern curved tripod lucite pedestal base.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Glass, Lucite

Vintage Mid Century Glass & Lucite Dining Room Table Charles Hollis Jones Style
By Charles Hollis Jones
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is this classy clean lucite & glass dining table in the style of Charles Hollis Jones. Dimensions: 78W x 42D x 29H.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Glass, Lucite

Stunning Stacked Lucite Dining Table Desk Vintage Hollywood Regency
By Charles Hollis Jones
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Stunning stacked Lucite dining table or desk. The many cuts and facets on the edges make the base sparkle and shine! The Lucite is in excellent condition! This piece is gorgeous in p...
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Dining Room Tables

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Glass, Lucite

Vintage Contemporary Lucite Ball Bearing Pedestal Table
Located in west palm beach, FL
Fantastic vintage lucite dining table. Fab ball bearing design with a thick lucite base. The glass is currently at a 42, but could easily handle up to a 60. Acquired from a Palm Beac...
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Late 20th Century North American Dining Room Tables

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Glass, Lucite

Vintage Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps Fully Restored Brass Lucite
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
The most amazing pair of Murano Italian glass table lamps. These have been completely restored to perfection! Large glass lamps with cobalt blue, Kelly green and amethyst stripe. Cob...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage Lucite and Glass Table
Located in Norwalk, CT
Vintage lucite and glass table Unusual lucite shape topped with glass for console, bar or side table.
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Console Tables

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Glass, Lucite

  • Vintage Lucite and Glass Table
  • Vintage Lucite and Glass Table
  • Vintage Lucite and Glass Table
  • Vintage Lucite and Glass Table
H 28.5 in. W 52 in. D 24 in.
Vintage Pair of Murano Frosted Aqua Glass Lucite Table Lamps Newly Restored
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Lovely pair of vintage Murano frosted glass and aqua table lamps. These have been completely restored. Newly wired, all new nickel hardware, 3 way sockets. Lucite base, lucite finial...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Nickel

Vintage Pair Large Murano Marble Swirl Glass Table Lamps Lucite Brass Restored
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Amazing pair of large vintage Murano glass lamps. Beautiful marble swirl glass design. These have been restored to perfection. Newly wired, 3 way brass sockets, brass vase caps, luci...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage Faux Tusk Center Table, 1970s
Located in Ottenburg, BE
Elegant center table featuring faux elephant tusks made from resin mounted on a metal and lucite base with a round beveled glass top. The tusks are held upright by brass cups and ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Dining Room Tables

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Brass

Vintage Pair of Murano Glass Aqua Ribbon Murano Table Lamps Lucite Newly Wired
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Beautiful pair of vintage Murano glass aqua ribbon table lamps. Perfectly restored. Double lucite base, lucite finial, all new 3 way sockets, nickel hardware, lucite vase cap. Dimens...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Nickel

Hollywood Regency Style Vintage Console Table Lucite Brass Glass 1970s Italy
Located in Vienna, AT
Hollywood Regency style vintage console table or sideboard from lucite, brass and chromed elements and an original facetted glass top, 1970s, Italy. While the lucite base shows two ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Console Tables

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Brass

Vintage Pair Murano Glass White Opaline Gold Swirl Sparkle Table Lamps Restored
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Amazing pair of vintage Murano glass lamps. White opaline with gold sparkle swirls inside the glass. So elegant. These have been newly wired, all new brass hardware with 3 way socket...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Barovier & Toso Murano Glass Lamps Lucite Base
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Stamford, CT
Italian Barovier & Toso Murano table lamps. A fine pair of bulbous pink and silver murano glass lamps on a lucite base.
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Late 20th Century Italian Art Deco Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Vintage Regency Swirl Murano Glass Lamps
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in west palm beach, FL
Fantastic pair of vintage Murano glass lamps. A beautiful swirl design in pink and grey. Rests on a lucite plinth. Completely restored with all new hardware and wiring by Heath light...
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Late 20th Century North American Regency Table Lamps

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Murano Glass, Lucite

Pair of Murano glass Table Lamps, circa 1980s
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in Brussels, BE
Pair of Murano glass and lucite Table Lamps, circa 1980s. New rewired. The lamps are sold without the shades.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Lucite, Glass

Vintage Pair of Murano Glass Table Lamps Amber Yellow Lucite Brass
By Murano 5
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage Italian glass Murano table lamps, pair. These have been newly rewired, new brass hardware, Lucite base and finials. Meticulously restored to perfection!
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair Amethyst Purple Murano Vintage Glass Italian Table Lamps Lucite Chrome
By Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Amazing pair of vintage 1950s Italian Murano amethyst purple swirl glass table lamps. Amethyst purple and white swirl color glass with Lucite base and matching Lucite chunky finials....
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Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Chrome

Vintage 1970s Lucite & Glass Rolling Bar Serving Cart
Located in Lake Worth, FL
Offering one of our recent palm beach estate fine furniture acquisitions of a Vintage 1970s Thick Lucite & glass rolling bar serving cart With vintage shepard casters Approximat...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

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Glass, Lucite

French Blue Murano Glass Lamps
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in New York, NY
Barovier influenced Murano glass lamps with a Classic design of a fluted teardrop body, orb and saucer base. Hand blown glass is a beautiful vibrant French Blue with a scattering of ...
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20th Century Italian Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

  • French Blue Murano Glass Lamps
  • French Blue Murano Glass Lamps
  • French Blue Murano Glass Lamps
  • French Blue Murano Glass Lamps
H 27.5 in. Dm 7.5 in.
Vintage Blown Glass Murano Italy Table Lamps Pair of Lucite Base Chrome
By Murano 5
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Amazing pair of vintage Italian Murano oversized table lamps, handblown. Made in Italy tag remains on lamp and can be removed by buyer. Large Lucite base, newly wired, new chrome har...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Blown Glass

Murano Clear, Honey Gold Art Glass Lamps
By Vintage Murano Gallery
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Murano genie bottle form lamps in clear Murano glass with honey colored inclusions, sitting on lucite and brass bases. Professionally rewired. 100W max.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Selection of Vintage Murano Glass Lamps on Lucite Bases
Located in Atlanta, GA
Selection of vintage Murano glass lamps, Italy, circa 1950s. They have been recently rewired and mounted on new Lucite bases. They are priced at $850 each and the shade is included. ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass, Acrylic

Pair of Vintage Murano Glass Lamps with Custom Gilt and Lucite Additions
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorative pair of vintage murano glass lamps. The glass is a beautiful pale green on pretty lucite bases with gilt brass details. Pretty lamp shades as well. Lovely!
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Mid-20th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Brass

French Vintage Lucite Serving Cart
Located in North York, ON
This Mid-Century Modern serving cart is a Carousel original. It is crafted out of Lucite with three glass shelves and rounded handles on the top. The piece sits atop casters for mobi...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts

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Glass, Lucite

  • French Vintage Lucite Serving Cart
  • French Vintage Lucite Serving Cart
  • French Vintage Lucite Serving Cart
  • French Vintage Lucite Serving Cart
H 26.5 in. W 25.75 in. D 18.5 in.
Vintage Pair of Murano Gold Seguso Bubble Table Lamps Newly Wired Lucite Brass
By Seguso
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Amazing pair of vintage Murano Seguso glass table lamps with bubbles inside and gold flecks. These have been restored to perfection. Newly wired, new solid brass ming base, lucite br...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage Gold Murano Glass Lamp
Located in Dallas, TX
Nice vintage gold Murano glass lamp on a lucite base. Beautiful textured glass along with a nice shade. So pretty!
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20th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Murano Glass, Lucite

Exquisite Pair of Vintage Czechoslovakian Art Glass Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
An absolutely gorgeous pair of vintage art glass lamps on a Lucite base. Thoughtfully designed with a lighting element inside of the lamp in order to illuminate the body if desired. ...
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Vintage 1970s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Glass, Lucite

Vintage Blown Glass Lamps in Cream and Chocolate Raspberry
Located in Atlanta, GA
An exquisite pair of vintage vessels as lamps. Beautiful cream blown glass form with highlights in Chocolate Raspberry. The pieces are consistent with Eastern European art glass prod...
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Vintage 1980s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel

Exquisite Pair of Vintage Large-Scale Pearl Murano Lamps, circa 1960
Located in Atlanta, GA
A stellar pair of blown Murano lamps, circa 1960. Exceptional form and scale. Reverse painting provides a beautiful pearl-like, iridescent quality. Sublime craftsmanship. These timel...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel

Stellar Restored Pair of Large-Scale Vintage Ceramic Lamps in Yellow Ochre
Located in Atlanta, GA
A beautiful pair of vintage ceramic lamps, circa 1970. Fabulous form, scale, texture and color. Wonderful weight and craftsmanship. Exquisite jewelry! Excellent restored condition. R...
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Vintage 1970s Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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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...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Stone, Brass

Vintage Round Lucite Dining Table with Glass Top
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Round Lucite Dining Table with Glass Top.
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Vintage 1970s American Dining Room Tables

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Lucite, Glass

Pair of Vintage Murano Glass Lamps in Lemon Honey with Ribbon Swirl
By Vintage Italian Glass
Located in Little Rock, AR
These whimsical Italian glass lamps are LEMON HONEY in color with a ribbon of white swirling up and around. We have them paired with nickel hardware and a simple disc of Lucite. ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage Murano Glass Urn Lamp with Handles
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Wonderful urn shaped lamp of vintage Murano glass, circa 1950s. The color is a very intense sky blue with handles made of applied clear glass. We use satin brushed brass hardware inc...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage Curved Sided and Base Lucite Console
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Curved Sided and Base Lucite Console or Vanity with Center Glass Panel
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Vintage 1980s American Console Tables

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Glass, Lucite

  • Vintage Curved Sided and Base Lucite Console
  • Vintage Curved Sided and Base Lucite Console
  • Vintage Curved Sided and Base Lucite Console
  • Vintage Curved Sided and Base Lucite Console
H 25.5 in. W 69.25 in. D 14.25 in.
Pair of Vintage Italian Windowpane Glass Lamps in Butterscotch
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
I love the simplicity of these windowpaned Italian glass teardrop lamps - they have a broad-shouldered, cinch-waisted silhouette. The BUTTERSCOTCH windowpaned glass provides some fu...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage Murano Lamps with Applied Glass Roses in Vanilla
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Perfectly proportioned for bedside, these elegant lamps are VANILLA Pulegoso glass with GOLD and SILVER inclusion. Applied glass roses of SOFT PINK and GOLD filled leaves decorate t...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Nickel

Pair of Vintage Italian Murano Windowpane Glass Lamps in Emerald
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Towering, curvaceous Murano glass lamps in EMERALD GREEN, with windowpane optics. The color is bright and attention getting, making these lamps total jaw droppers! They stand 30 i...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Table Lamps

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Brass, Nickel

Pair of Vintage Olive Green Craquele Murano Glass Ball Lamps
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
The inventory label attached to these balls says it best - VERDE OLIVA CRAQUELE. A dark OLIVE GREEN with textured finish, stacked two high, with a brass wafer at the waist. Simple, ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Rare Vintage Murano Table Lamps of Peach
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Thickly ribbed pair of vintage Murano lamps in Peachy Cantaloupe. The color of the glass changes as the ambient light shifts, courtesy of the opaline, check out our photos for color ...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Vintage Murano Lamps with Glass Fruit in Midnight Blue
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Such whimsy and style in MOODY MIDNIGHT BLUE with glass fruit applied at the midsection, like a corsage on prom dress. These vintage Murano lamps are mounted on a simple Lucite base ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Tri- Colored Vintage Murano Table Lamps
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
An iconic pair of Murano lamps in the Bianconi Fasce Verticali style. Thick stripes of COBALT, EMERALD, and CASIS on clear, hand blown glass. The lamps measure 25 inches from tabl...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Nickel

Pair of Vintage Murano Long Necked Lamps with Applied Glass Drips
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Vintage Murano lamps of clear glass with AQUAMARINE BLUE drips applied up and around. The glass takes on a blue tint. The lamps are 25 inches from tabletop to socket top. As sh...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Nickel

Pair of Vintage Murano Glass with Applied Ribbons of Emerald and Aqua
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Crystal clear Murano glass with heavily applied diagonal ribbons of AQUA and EMERALD. What's really cool is seeing the ribbons through the clear glass - it gives the effect of a cro...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel

Vintage Murano Table Lamps of Aubergine with Controlled Bubbles
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Softly curved beauties in a deep AUBERGINE with fluted base and crimped rigaree neck. These sculptural Murano lamps are loaded with large, controlled bubbles. We show these with base...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Nickel

Pair of Vintage Murano Table Lamps of Tiffany Design, 1955
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
These lamps were blown in 1955, as a take on the Tiffany stained glass lamp design. Very few were made and even fewer are around today. Extremely rare and our very last pair. The...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Matched Pair of Vintage Murano Striped Table Lamps in Purple
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Ribbed, slender columns of Murano glass with a PLUM/LAVENDER striping. GOLD DUST is sprinkled liberally throughout the glass. The lamps are 27 inches tall from tabletop to socket...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Pair of Vintage Murano Lamps in Pink Satin Glass on Lucite
Located in Little Rock, AR
A simple grouping of three, like acrobatic Mentos, in PINK PINK satin glass. Wonderfully simple and stylish! The lamps measure 23 inches from tabletop to socket top. As shown, the...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage Murano Teardrop Lamps in Cognac
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
I love the simplicity of these COGNAC colored Murano glass teardrops. They have a broad shouldered, cinch waisted silhouette. We show them mounted on double discs of Lucite complemen...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage Italian, Chili Pepper Red Glass Table Lamps
Located in Little Rock, AR
These imposing vintage Italian bullet lamps are a sizzling hot CHILI PEPPER RED. We show these on Lucite discs with nickel plated hardware. They stand 32 inches to the top of th...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Nickel

Pair of Vintage Vanilla Murano Lamps with Gold
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Spectacular and rare technique where the gold inclusions rest on the surface of the glass. VANILLA CREAM with tons of GOLD in a beautiful loving cup design. The lamps measure 28...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

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Brass

Big Orange Vintage Murano Lamps on Lucite Platter
Located in Little Rock, AR
ORANGE is one of the rarest colors in vintage Murano glass, and you can't get more orange than these stylish and whimsical lamps! The polished nickel hardware adds elegance, while t...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Murano Glass, Lucite

Pair of Vintage Murano Lamps with Emerald Ribbons
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Tulip-topped lamps in clear crystal with an EMERALD GREEN drip circuitous ribbon. Here's the fun part - as the ribbon works its way down the glass, it becomes porcupine-like quills ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass, Nickel

Pair of Vintage Murano Lamps of Jade Green
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
A whimsical pair of two-piece Murano lamps, separated by shiny nickel discs, in JADE GREEN. The clarity of the glass and controlled bubbles create a fascinating optical treat - enla...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Nickel, Brass

Pair of Butterscotch Vintage Murano Lamps with Stripes
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
BUTTERSCOTCH Murano glass lamps with RED and WHITE candy cane striping mounted on double platter Lucite bases. Classic teardrop design taken up a notch. The lamps stand 24 inche...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Vintage White Opaline Murano Pear by Barovier & Toso
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
This spectacular lamp is of two pieces. The base is GREEN and the pear in a netted design is cream with lots of 24-karat gold dusted throughout. The lamp stands 20 inches to the t...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Curvaceous Vintage Murano Lamp in Tiffany Blue Opaline
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
What a heavenly lamp! The opaline in the glass glows - and that's without turning on the light. The color is spectacular - our shimmering version of Tiffany blue. We show this mo...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Peacock Blue Vintage Italian Lamps with White Ribbon Swirls
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
A stylish pair of vintage Italian lamps in PEACOCK BLUE with a swirling ribbon of white. They are mounted on Lucite, the hardware is nickel plated solid brass. The lamps measure 2...
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20th Century Italian Table Lamps

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Brass, Nickel

Pair of Vintage Murano Opaline Lamps of Orchid Berry
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Little Rock, AR
Heavenly Opaline glass with controlled bubbles in ORCHID BERRY. Because of the Opaline in the glass, the colors change. In natural light, they are primarily Orchid - when the sunligh...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

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Vintage Glass Lucite Dining Table For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic vintage glass lucite dining table available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of plastic, lucite and glass, every vintage glass lucite dining table was constructed with great care. There are many kinds of the vintage glass lucite dining table you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. Each vintage glass lucite dining table bearing Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency or Modern hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one vintage glass lucite dining table that is appealing in its simplicity, but Murano Glass Sommerso, Archimede Seguso and Vintage Murano Gallery produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Vintage Glass Lucite Dining Table?

Prices for a vintage glass lucite dining table can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $249 and can go as high as $14,500, while the average can fetch as much as $3,500.

Materials: plastic Furniture

Arguably the world’s most ubiquitous man-made material, plastic has impacted nearly every industry.

From the Italian lighting artisans at Fontana Arte to venturesome Scandinavian modernists such as Verner Panton, who created groundbreaking interiors as much as he did seating — see his revolutionary Panton chair — to contemporary multidisciplinary artists like Faye Toogood, furniture designers have been pushing the boundaries of plastic forever.

When The Graduate's Mr. McGuire proclaimed, “There’s a great future in plastics,” it was more than a laugh line. The iconic quote is an allusion both to society’s reliance on and its love affair with plastic. Before the material became an integral part of our lives — used in everything from clothing to storage to beauty and beyond — people relied on earthly elements for manufacturing, a process as time-consuming as it was costly.

Soon after American inventor John Wesley Hyatt created celluloid, which could mimic luxury products like tortoiseshell and ivory, production hit fever pitch, and the floodgates opened for others to explore plastic’s full potential.

On 1stDibs, browse the luxurious side of plastics through armchairs, lighting and other furnishings.

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 creative 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 for your living room, 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 classic antique Tiffany table lamp or even a bold avant-garde fixture custom-made by a contemporary design firm, the right table lamp can completely transform a room. Find the right one for you on 1stDibs.