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Large Wood and Brass Table Lamps by Laurel, USA, 1969
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Miami, FL
Unique large wood and brass lamps.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Pair of Large American Mid-Century Modern Blonde Wood and Chrome Console Lamps
By Majestic Lamp Company
Located in Port Hope, ON
This impressive pair of large American Mid-Century Modern blonde wood and chrome console lamps feature a stunning geometric design and a quality of workmanship that bears all the hal...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Large Carved Wood Lamp
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large and impressive, beautifully carved wood lamp. Lovely form with carved leaves and flowers. Newly re-wired. Early to mid 20th century.
Category

20th Century Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

  • Large Carved Wood Lamp
  • Large Carved Wood Lamp
  • Large Carved Wood Lamp
  • Large Carved Wood Lamp
H 44.5 in. Dm 14 in.
Large Majestic Table Lamp, All Original
By Majestic Lamp Company
Located in Kansas City, MO
Large, high kitsch, Angular acrylic table lamp by Majestic with original shade and original Lucite finial
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Fabric, Lucite, Wood

  • Large Majestic Table Lamp, All Original
  • Large Majestic Table Lamp, All Original
  • Large Majestic Table Lamp, All Original
  • Large Majestic Table Lamp, All Original
H 38 in. W 28 in. D 22 in.
Large French Carved Wood Lamp
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage carved wood table lamp with from France, 1930's. New drum shade with top diffuser in a soft greige linen plaid fabric. Base has original wood finish and newly rewired.
Category

Early 20th Century French Table Lamps

Materials

Linen, Wood

  • Large French Carved Wood Lamp
  • Large French Carved Wood Lamp
  • Large French Carved Wood Lamp
  • Large French Carved Wood Lamp
H 24 in. Dm 13.25 in.
Large Vintage Drift Wood Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A circa 1950's large Japanese driftwood lamp with natural patina and ebonized base. Measurements: Height of body: 29" Height to shade rest: 40" Width: 23" Depth: 12" Width of...
Category

Vintage 1950s Japanese Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

  • Large Vintage Drift Wood Lamp
  • Large Vintage Drift Wood Lamp
  • Large Vintage Drift Wood Lamp
  • Large Vintage Drift Wood Lamp
H 29 in. W 23 in. D 12 in.
Large Carved Wood Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A pair of large circa 1940s Italian overized hand carved "tree trunk" table lamps. Measurements: Height of body: 28.5" Diameter: 12".
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Hardwood

  • Large Carved Wood Lamps
  • Large Carved Wood Lamps
  • Large Carved Wood Lamps
  • Large Carved Wood Lamps
H 28.5 in. W 12 in. D 12 in.
1950's Large Vintage American Lamp similar to the Majestic Lamp
By Majestic Lamp Company
Located in Denver, CO
Amazing stylized soaring table lamp from the 1950s, this Kitch/Art Deco jewel is similar to lamps from Majestic Lamp Company. The condition is amazing, but does show wear consistent ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Extra Large Midcentury Turned Wood Lamp
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Large turned wood lamp with wonderful natural splits, knots and graining. Pictured with Kofod Larsen lounge chair and Eames LTR for scale.
Category

Late 20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Large Marbro Graduated Gilt Orb Table Lamp
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Chic stacked ball table lamp with copper patinated crackle finish. The orbs are exceptional metal castings with finely detailed recessed relief texture. Base and finial are gilt in c...
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20th Century American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Copper, Metal

Large Brass Table Lamp with Multiple Globes in the Style of the Laurel Lamp Co.
By Laurel Lamp Company
Located in Boston, MA
This large table lamp adds a striking note to a range of settings. Reminiscent of the work of the Laurel Lamp Company, it features six frosted white glass acorn globes staggered on c...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Large Giltwood Pagoda Style Table Lamp by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Fantastic hand-gilt lamp featuring a turned wood pagoda or baluster form column with a wood base and applied gilt ruyi clouds. Excellent styling, matching Indian and Chinese decors. ...
Category

20th Century American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Large Pair of NeoClassical Column lamps by Marbro
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in San Leandro, CA
Huge pair of gilt wood Column lamps with solid polished brass double cluster attributed to Marbro.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Large 1880s Carved Wood Asian Figural Table Lamp
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Large 1880s carved wood Asian figural lamp. From a Scarsdale, NY estate.
Category

Antique 1880s Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Large Oversize Marbro Italian Ceramic Pottery Leafy Scroll Table Lamp
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Mid-20th century large oversize Marbro Italian ceramic pottery leafy scroll table lamp. Item features a large impressive form, original drum shade, ceramic body, acanthus leaf scroll...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Wood

Large Lacquered Wood and Gold and Silver Brass Lamp
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Large lacquered wood and gold and silver brass lamp, 1960-1970 Measures: H 63 cm, D 50 cm.
Category

Vintage 1960s European Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Large Vuvu Wood Floor Lamp by Leo Alvarez
By Estro
Located in Milan, IT
Thanks to the use of oak wood, no two Vuvu wood floor lamps are exactly alike, with natural vein patterns, cracks and holes varying from piece to piece. The stem of the lamp is craft...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Large Vuvu Wood Floor Lamp by Leo Alvarez
  • Large Vuvu Wood Floor Lamp by Leo Alvarez
  • Large Vuvu Wood Floor Lamp by Leo Alvarez
  • Large Vuvu Wood Floor Lamp by Leo Alvarez
H 66.93 in. W 23.63 in. D 23.63 in.
Midcentury Studio Craft Large Marquetry Patterned Wood Lamps, 1950s
Located in Dallas, TX
Beautiful pair of wooden lamps with great pattern featuring an inlaid wood design. Lamps are 36.75" to top of finial and 23" to bottom of bulb socket.
Category

20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Large Pair of Faux Tortoise Wood Table Lamps
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Pair of midcentury table lamps with a modern stylized classic form, crafted in wood with a faux tortoise lacquer technique separated by panels of gold leaf.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Gold Leaf

Swedish Modernist Designer, Large Floor Lamp, Wood, Brass, Fabric, 1940s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A sizable organic modern floor lamp. Designed by an unknown designer, Sweden, 1940s. In wood, with brass details. Original lampshade. Other designers working in similar organic fo...
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Large Murano Glass Carved Wood Scallop Base Table Lamp
By Murano Glass Sommerso
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern large Murano glass table lamp with gold gilt carved scallop shape base.
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Art Glass, Hardwood

Large Burl Wood and Brass Table Lamp, Early 1980s
Located in Bergen op Zoom, NL
Large burl wood table lamp from the early 1980s Sizes listed are just for the base with out the shade Measures: Diameter shade is 41cm / 16.14inch Total height with shade is 8...
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Vintage 1980s Belgian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Seguso for Marbro Large Murano Glass Opaline Lamp
By The Marbro Lamp Company, Seguso Vetri d'Arte
Located in San Francisco, CA
A statuesque Murano glass opaline table lamp with gold and silver accents by Seguso for Marbro Lamp Company. Elegant and ethereal handblown ribbed body in semi-opaque and milky sk...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass, Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf

Pair of Large, Brass on Round Wood Base, Table Lamps, 1970s
By Dora Leuchten
Located in Frisco, TX
A set of large 1970s table lamps made of decorative copper mounted on round wooden bottom support pedestals. From the German Lamp Company Dora Leuchten. Each fixture requires one Eur...
Category

Vintage 1970s German Table Lamps

Materials

Copper

Pair of Vintage Wood and Iron Italian Urn Large Table Lamps
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Pair of vintage wood and iron Italian urn large table lamps. Bleached wood hand carved table lamps with nine intertwined candelabra style arms (could hold candles too) for decorative...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Iron

A Large Fine French Art Deco Patina-ed Wood and Metal Floor Lamp
By Genet & Michon
Located in Long Island City, NY
Large fine French Art Deco patina-ed wood and metal floor lamp attributed to Genet et Michon.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Large Geometric Wood & Mylar Light Sculpture / Floor Lamp by Raphael Pangilinan
Located in New York, NY
Large lighted geometric abstraction sculpture / floor lamp 'obscurite' by architect / artist / designer Raphael "Pangilinan in yellow pine, mylar and LED lights. Pieces can be commis...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

Josef Frank, Large Table Lamps, White-Painted Wood, Svenskt Tenn, 1970s
By Svenskt Tenn, Josef Frank
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of large table lamps for Svenskt Tenn, Stockholm, Sweden. In painted turned wood. Lampshades are not included, stated dimensions are without lampshades. Other lighting d...
Category

Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Rare Pair of Large Glamorous Glass and Carved Wood Table Lamps
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Very unusual super glamorous table lamps having column shaped bases of reverse painted glass in gold and cream, overlayed with decorative carved wood. Newly rewired with custom shade...
Category

Vintage 1920s Unknown Table Lamps

Materials

Glass

Wonderful Large German Mid Century Solid Wood Design Floor Lamp Without a Shade
Located in München, DE
Wonderful large German mid century solid wood design floor lamp without a shade. Great 1950s design in a very good vintage condition. Complete lamp is made of solid wood. 100% ori...
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Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Metal

American Craft, Large Organic Table Lamp, Burl Wood, Brass Fabric, America 1950s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A large and organic table lamp. Features a finely sculpted burl wood base with brass rod. Sold without lampshade. Other designers of the period include Alexandre Knoll, George Nakas...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Burl

Large sculptural Table Lamp in Deep Blue Wood, Black and Gold Shade
Located in London, GB
freeform sculptural table lamp in deep blue wood with black shade by Chris Wallis 2000, no 26 of a limited edition. The base is hand carved out of a solid plywood stained and lacquer...
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Early 2000s British Table Lamps

Materials

Plywood

French Belle Époque Gold Gilt Carved Wood Large Floor Lamp Green Shade
By Maison Jansen
Located in Houston, TX
Fantastic French giltwood floor lamp with a wonderful green shade, circa early 20th century. Can be rewired if requested. Dimensions of shade: H 18 in. x W 29 in. x D 29 in.
Category

Early 20th Century European Hollywood Regency Floor Lamps

Materials

Giltwood

Nice Vintage Hand-Painted Large Table Lamp Hand-Carved Wood Lion Hairy Paw Feet
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely hand-carved table lamp with original paint and lion hairy paw feet A good looking well-made vintage table lamp in lovely condition t...
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20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Large Midcentury Marquetry Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A large single circa 1960s Italian marquetry wood lamp. Measurements: Height of body 23" Height to shade rest 35.5" Diameter at widest 9".
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Large Midcentury Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
A single circa 1960's Italian glazed and textured ceramic table lamp with wooden base. Measurements: Height of body: 18" Diameter: 11"
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Vintage 1960s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain, Wood

Mid-20th Century Large Famille Hand Painted Porcelain & Brass Wood Mounted Lamp
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Mid-20th Century large Famille hand painted porcelain and brass wood mounted lamp. This finely crafted hand painted lamp features a navy blue ground with green, pink, robins egg blue...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Table Lamps

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Brass, Enamel

Large Porcelain of Buddha Figure Adapted as Lamp and Wood Base, 20th Century
Located in Savannah, GA
Large porcelain of Buddha figure adapted as lamp and wood base, 20th Century.
Category

20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

Materials

Porcelain

Large Pair of 1970's Table Lamps
By Kovacs, Sonneman Lighting
Located in New York, NY
Stunning pair of decorative table lamps, each having three lights, mounted on a chrome arm. Each light has a circular smoked lucite shade, which can be lit independently, or simultan...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Post-Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

  • Large Pair of 1970's Table Lamps
  • Large Pair of 1970's Table Lamps
  • Large Pair of 1970's Table Lamps
  • Large Pair of 1970's Table Lamps
H 41 in. W 12 in. D 8 in.
Large Chinese Brass Samovar Table Lamp
Located in West Hartford, CT
Large-scale vintage brass samovar turned into a table lamp. The lamp has foo dog handles and is mounted on a wood stand. Wired and in working condition. Comes with linen shade which...
Category

20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Large Chinese Brass Samovar Table Lamp
  • Large Chinese Brass Samovar Table Lamp
  • Large Chinese Brass Samovar Table Lamp
  • Large Chinese Brass Samovar Table Lamp
H 40 in. W 13 in. D 13 in.
Large Incised Brass Chinoiserie Table Lamp
Located in Chicago, IL
Large and unexpected, Chinese inspired table lamp in incised brass with Greek key detailing. Double socket illumination with pull chains and ebonized carved wood plinth base. Sold sa...
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Vintage 1950s American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Large-Scale Gold Leafed Stacked Lamps
Located in Atlanta, GA
Large-scale gold leafed stacked lamps, American, circa 1950s. Very sculptural forms retaining wonderful original patina. They have been rewired and are ready to use. Price noted belo...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Large-Scale Gold Leafed Stacked Lamps
  • Large-Scale Gold Leafed Stacked Lamps
  • Large-Scale Gold Leafed Stacked Lamps
  • Large-Scale Gold Leafed Stacked Lamps
H 38.5 in. W 16 in. D 17 in.
Large Vintage Cracked Ecru Ceramic Lamp
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Tall vintage cracked Ecru ceramic lamp Chinese export cracked table lamp with polish brass fittings. Two light bulb sockets with adjustable finial. Rounded water gold leaf wood base ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Gold Leaf, Brass

Large Raw Umber Olive Ceramic Table Lamp
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large, egg shaped, ceramic lamp with horizontal ribs with golden umber and olive green glaze. Accented with wood base and neck, 1970s. Newly rewired. Measures: 27" height x 12" dia...
Category

Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Large Floor Lamp 4 in Local Blackened Steel
By Enrico Marone Cinzano
Located in NEW YORK, NY
This floor lamp is a sustaining structure in Italian blackened steel and locally sourced glass, on a stand made with recovered Pinus Cembra from 18th century Italy - all treated with...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel

  • Large Floor Lamp 4 in Local Blackened Steel
  • Large Floor Lamp 4 in Local Blackened Steel
  • Large Floor Lamp 4 in Local Blackened Steel
  • Large Floor Lamp 4 in Local Blackened Steel
H 60.24 in. W 27.56 in. D 20.87 in.
Large Coral Drip Glaze Pottery Table Lamp
Located in Chicago, IL
Coral drip glazed ceramic gourd form table lamp with intrinsic bobeche, walnut wood base and partial stem. Brass stem and double cluster socket. Sold sans shade.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

Large Floor Lamp 5 in Local Blackened Steel
By Enrico Marone Cinzano
Located in NEW YORK, NY
This floor lamp is structured in Italian blackened steel, locally sourced glass, and Pinus Cembra from 18th century, Italy on a stand made of the same wood - all treated with beeswax...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Steel

  • Large Floor Lamp 5 in Local Blackened Steel
  • Large Floor Lamp 5 in Local Blackened Steel
  • Large Floor Lamp 5 in Local Blackened Steel
  • Large Floor Lamp 5 in Local Blackened Steel
H 70.87 in. W 24.02 in. D 23.63 in.
Pair of Large Italian Ceramic Pineapple Lamps
Located in London, GB
A pair of large Italian ceramic green pineapple lamps with black bases. Rewired with new chrome and black fittings, black antique cord flex and new switches. With new bespoke slate c...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Wood

1970s Pair of Large Glazed Table Lamps
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This pair of modern table lamps circa 1970s features large ceramic glazed vases that rest on carved round wood bases with a black finish. The bases of lamps are a black and blue colo...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal, Brass

Large Scale Constructivist Lamp - Very Sculptural Form
Located in Atlanta, GA
Large Scale Constructivist Lamp, circa 1960's. It has a very sculptural form and is executed in greys and white, with a black lacquered base and chrome plated details. It is a very l...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Selection of Colorful Large Scale Ceramic Lamps
By Jacques and Dani Ruelland
Located in Atlanta, GA
Selection of colorful large-scale ceramic lamps, probably American, but in the style of Jacques and Dani Ruelland, circa 1960s. They all exhibit large-scale sculptural forms with bri...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Large Maison Charles Red Resin Egg Lamp
By Maison Charles
Located in London, GB
A stunning Maison Charles red resin egg lamp on a black lacquer base with gold and red gold flecked abstract detail. The large red resin egg mounted on brass stem with brass fittings...
Category

Early 2000s French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

  • Large Maison Charles Red Resin Egg Lamp
  • Large Maison Charles Red Resin Egg Lamp
  • Large Maison Charles Red Resin Egg Lamp
  • Large Maison Charles Red Resin Egg Lamp
H 37.41 in. W 6.3 in. D 6.3 in.
Pair of Large Ceramic Fleur De Lis Lamps
Located in Stamford, CT
Large spectacular pair of ceramic fleur de lis lamps. White and gold gilt glaze. Wood bases. 26" high to the top of the socket. 8" diameter base.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Wood

Pair of Large Art Deco Belgium Table Lamps
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
A large pair of table or console table lamps. Hand blown large glass shades, with nuanced colours. Metal strips surround the demi-lune lamps. Belgium, c1920s. Veneere...
Category

20th Century Belgian Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

  • Pair of Large Art Deco Belgium Table Lamps
  • Pair of Large Art Deco Belgium Table Lamps
  • Pair of Large Art Deco Belgium Table Lamps
  • Pair of Large Art Deco Belgium Table Lamps
H 18.12 in. W 18.12 in. D 6.7 in.
Pair of Large Artisan Terracotta Table Lamps, 1970s
Located in New York, NY
Pair of large artisan made terracotta table lamps, American 1970's. It is rare to see terra cotta lamps in this quality and scale. These came from a published 1970’s interior.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

One Large Wooden Table or Floor Lamp, Birma
Located in Antwerp, BE
One beautiful old antique wooden stock pot from Burma converted in the 1970s into lamps. Measures: Diameter wooden base 36 cm. Height base without socket 46 cm. Shades are not inc...
Category

Mid-20th Century Burmese Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Wood

Large Ebonized and Gilded Pharaoh Table Lamp, a Pair
Located in Plainview, NY
A stunning 1970s pair of ebonized table lamps in the shape of Pharaoh finely hand carved and gild decorated. The black and gold Pharaoh lamps features amazing details and Amarna lett...
Category

Vintage 1970s Egyptian Table Lamps

Materials

Wood, Paint

Large Wooden Floor Lamp Temde Attributed, 1960s Switzerland
By Temde Leuchten
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
A very beautiful and decorative lamp from the 1960s. Probably from Temde/Switzerland. The lampshade has some minor flaws inside. Can't be seen from the outside. We therefore sell t...
Category

Vintage 1960s Swiss Space Age Floor Lamps

Materials

Brass

Large Blue-Green Ceramic Table Lamp by Bitossi
By Bitossi
Located in Boston, MA
This large Bitossi table lamp comprises a vibrant blue-green spherical ceramic body, a wooden base, and a tall fabric shade with blue ribbon accents. The lamp measures 37.5" high t...
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Ceramic, Wood

Large Antique Black and Cream Tole Table Lamp
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Large antique black and cream tole table lamp Lion heads handles. Beautiful patina. No shade. Size: 33" H x 10.5" W x 9.5" D.
Category

Antique 19th Century English Country Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

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Wood Lamps Large For Sale on 1stDibs

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Finding the Right Table Lamps for You

Perfect for lighting your nightstand or reading nook, table lamps play an integral role in styling an inviting room. A well-crafted antique or vintage table lamp does more than provide light; the right fixture-and-table combination can add a focal point or 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.